What is Prolotherapy?

A regenerative medicine treatment that stimulates repair and pain relief for arthritic joints, sports injuries, and other painful conditions. Prolotherapy is used to treat a wide array of musculoskeletal conditions to help patients get back to performing all of their desired activities.

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Prolotherapy Research Articles


Prolotherapy is a medical treatment that stimulates your body to repair or regenerate itself addressing such conditions as back pain, knee arthritis, headaches, work-related or sports injuries providing a permanent solution to underlying causes of many painful conditions. This site is a depository for Prolotherapy and related research on Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy and Stem Cell Prolotherapy.


Research on Articular Cartilage Regeneration

In this article published in the Journal of Prolotherapy, the regeneration of articular cartilage is discussed using Prolotherapy. This is a non-surgical technique. Because cartilage has a poor ability to heal, surgeons are now following the lead that it is better to stimulate cartilage growth rather than remove it. In Prolotherapy this is accomplished with injections.

Full article Articular Cartilage Regeneration Author: Ross A. Hauser, MD 


From the Prolotherapy Blog

Apr
11
2016

PRP for Meniscus Tears | New Research

In new research, researchers looked at the management and treatment of meniscus tears. They noted meniscus tears can lead to reduced sports activity and meniscal rupture. In their research they noted Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has the ability to regenerate…

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Apr
01
2016

Patient Screening for treatment of cervical radiculopathy

Doctors writing in the medical journal Spine looked at the factors affecting the outcome of surgical versus nonsurgical treatment of cervical radiculopathy. They wanted to analyze factors that may influence the outcome of anterior cervical decompression and fusion (ACDF) followed by…

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Mar
14
2016

New research on TMD and TMJ and Stem Cell Therapy

New research suggests that stem cells are an exciting and extremely promising treatment in TMD and TMJ. Doctors out of Singapore have just released their report on stem cell therapy for TMJ and TMD. Here are summary facts on their…

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Feb
29
2016

Surgery for spinal stenosis | Prolotherapy.org

Researchers from the Korean Society of Spine Surgery have released their findings on spinal surgery for spinal stenosis: Summary highlights The doctors found that the most common form of degenerative stenosis generally becomes symptomatic when the patient reaches the ages…

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Feb
27
2016

Degenerative Disc Disease and Prolotherapy

New research says that in workers compensation cases, patients who had Lumbar Fusion Surgery for Degenerative Disc Disease – 57% or 575 patients took the pain medications for more than one year following surgery and within 3 years after fusion, the chronic…

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Published Research

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Prolotherapy treatment has gained tremendous momentum in the sports medicine arena, because athletes do not want to stop training for an event or give up on scholarships.

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