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 offers comprehensive knowledge and research on Prolotherapy, beginning with doctors Hackett and Hemwall’s pioneering work, passed on to Dr. Ross Hauser who has continued with their work to this day. This unbroken chain of knowledge since the 1950′s makes the information on this site the most credible and authoritative source on Prolotherapy.
From the Prolotherapy Blog
Meniscus Degeneration Leads to Articular Cartilage Degeneration The menisci of the knee play a vital role in load transmission, shock absorption, and joint stability. A recent study has confirmed that the knee menisci are active participants in the development of knee…Read More
Use in surgery or injections alone? It is becoming more and more apparent the stem cell therapy will be the orthopedic treatment of choice for a new generation of orthopedists. Why the confidence in saying this? Because stem cell therapy…Read More
A recent study out of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York showed promising results for platelet-rich plasma (PRP) use in early knee osteoarthritis.1 22 patients diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis and with arthritis-related pain for 14 months were given…Read More
Stem cell therapy for knee osteoarthritis need not be a complicated procedure. In many instances bone marrow stem cells are drawn from a patient and injected into the patient’s knee with the hope of repairing cartilage and bone damage typical of…Read More
The rush to knee replacement is often seen as a repair of a bone-on-bone problem. Many times the cause of knee instability and pain is not the bone-on-bone situation but undiagnosed ligament and tendon weakness. Read the following research: “Total…Read More
As if postmenopausal women did not have enough to worry concerning bone loss, new research says epidural steroids for back pain robs them of bone. “A single epidural steroid injection in postmenopausal women adversely…Read More
Hyaluronic Acid for Knee Osteoarthritis Research continues to stack up against this injection treatment (commonly known as Synvisc) for knee pain. A more recent study compiled close to 90 studies on hyaluronic acid.1 The results showed that it is just…Read More
There is often a debate about the best treatment for a torn meniscus. In terms of Prolotherapy, a meniscectomy is detrimental to the overall health of the knee joint. Removing tissue, any type of tissue, leads to further joint degeneration…Read More
Spinal surgery cannot only fail to relieve pain; it may in fact cause more pain. Most of the time the surgery itself is causing more complications than it fixes. For example in a discectomy (removal of the disc), the surgeon…Read More
The main culprit that sends a patient for joint replacement surgery is the disintegration of the bones in the joint. With this disintegration comes pain and limited activities. As noted in many articles on this blog, including “The Non-Surgical Treatment…Read More