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
Chronic pain patients often experience depression and and/or anxiety over their painful state. Chronic neck and back pain patients often complain of bad memory, muddled thinking, and feelings of depression and anxiety. Research from Northwestern University in Chicago shows the cellular…Read More
In our last post we explored the various changes in brain stucture and function that occur in chronic low back pain patients, indicating that chronic pain has a clear and direct link to feelings of depression, anxiety, poor memory and…Read More
What happens when an obese person with low back pain loses weight? According to research published in the journal Spine, quite a few positive outcomes. Obesity’s impact on the low back Researchers observed thirty morbidly obese patients with low back…Read More
Proximal hamstring muscle syndrome Proximal hamstring muscle syndrome is complaint most commonly seen in athletes. It should come as no surprise that typical conservative treatments of proximal hamstring muscle syndrome involve at least part of the RICE protocol, which includes…Read More
Hip and Knee osteoarthritis and hip and knee arthroplasty are more commonly found in former male elite athletes than expected. (1) few competitive or recreational long-distance runners suffer severe joint injuries The notion that sports and recreational activities cause an…Read More
Misdiagnosed hip pain causing unnecessary spinal surgery? Misdiagnosed spinal problems leading to unnecessary hip surgery? Recent research suggests that doctors need to make the connection between lumbar problems and hip pain. Here is what they say: “A possible cause of…Read More
Researchers say tha they see appreciable improvements in the number of episodes of dislocation and clicking after Prolotherapy. The overall success rate, defined as the absence of any further dislocation or subluxation for more than 6 months, was 91%. Of…Read More
Adding to our previous posts on SLAP tears and how surgical SLAP lesion repairs are overutilized, new research reveals poor outcomes of arthroscopic treatment for SLAP tears.1 Researchers at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Naval Medical Center in…Read More
A previous post, Prolotherapy for ACL Repair in the Young Athlete, we discussed the poor outcomes for ACL surgery in a young athlete. What about for athletes of all ages? Here are some remarks from a paper published in the…Read More
Prolotherapy serves as an alternative to surgery. In many instances, surgery misses the origin of pain leading to a failed surgery. In the case of rotator cuff surgery, failure to cure the problem the first time around can lead to…Read More