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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About Prolotherapy

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

Apr
13
2014

The Link Between Back Pain and Depression, Part 1

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…

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Apr
12
2014

The Link Between Depression and Back Pain, Part 2

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…

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Apr
10
2014

Obesity, Disc Height Changes and Low Back Pain

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…

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Apr
07
2014

Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis in Older Athletes

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…

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Apr
03
2014

Misdiagnosed hip pain causing unnecessary spinal surgery?

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…

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Apr
02
2014

Temporomandibular Joint Pain (TMJ)

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…

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Mar
29
2014

ACL reconstruction alternatives and options

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…

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Mar
28
2014

Cost of Rotator Cuff Revision Surgery

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…

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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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