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.

Find out more about how Prolotherapy may help you!

About Prolotherapy

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

Jul
30
2015

Alternative to Meniscus Surgery

In the past Meniscal Surgery for Knee Osteoarthritis was considered the first line treatment for patients with meniscus problems and knee pain. In the companion article to this post Arthroscopic knee surgery for osteoarthritis – research is documented…

Read More
Jul
29
2015

Knee cartilage regeneration with stem cells – update

Researchers in Malayasia have followed up previously published research with new data that shows stem cell therapy regrows cartilage. In 2014 these same investigators found that Adipose stem cells (ADSC) and bone marrow stem cells (BMSC), regenerated cartilage in sheep…

Read More
Jul
26
2015

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…

Read More
Jul
24
2015

Non-surgical options before knee replacement not explored

The increased availability of medical information has helped many patients predetermine a course of action for their knee osteoarthritis. Typically doctors tell patients that they are one of many people with pain and disability; that the number of knee replacements…

Read More
Jul
23
2015

Platelet rich plasma therapy in surgery

Comprehensive Prolotherapy involves the use of Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP)  as a healing component. The treatment is delivered in a non-surgical simple injection procure. The healing potential of  PRP has not been lost…

Read More
Jul
21
2015

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…

Read More

Published Research

Picture of Athlete Are you an Athlete?

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.

Learn More
Contact Us Today Make an Appointment

Want to know if Prolotherapy is a good treatment option for your case? We are happy to talk to you more about it.

Schedule an Appointment