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
“. . .a large population is at risk for costly revision surgery as well as possible long-term complications of total knee replacement.”1 In an article published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, authors expounded on the increasing number…Read More
Anxiety is a common byproduct of chronic pain and new research is suggesting that patients coping with chronic pain should be evaluated for anxiety disorders.1 Researchers evaluated 250 patients with moderate to severe chronic joint or back pain for which…Read More
It is not often that surgeons and Prolotherapy doctors agree, but there are some rarities. One topic of agreement is the problem of obesity in treating lumbar disc herniation. In a recently published article in the American Journal of Bone…Read More
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
When are you too old for joint repair? Prolotherapists see a number of patients who believe or were told that they were too old for knee repair. This is a bit shocking to hear as the science of joint repair…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
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
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