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
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