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
Many people may not associated obesity with chronic pain, but it is a big factor in healing. Excess body weight puts extra strain on the joints of the body. Due to the extra strain, the ligaments in an overweight person have…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
Failure in one in four knees after five years There are many reasons why doctors who practice Comprehensive Prolotherapy see so many meniscal patients. A recent article published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery sheds some light into…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
Prolotherapists see a vast number of patients that have had successful hyaluronic acid treatments. The reason Prolotherapy doctors need to see them after successful treatment is that the success is short lived. Knee osteoarthritis treatments: short-term results This short-term relief…Read More
Fibromyalgia often results when people suffer a whiplash injury during a motor vehicle accident. While this diagnosis is controversial, according to a new study the method of diagnosing fibromyalgia after whiplash may be skewed and the fibromyalgia can likely be…Read More
Why do so many patients seek Comprehensive Prolotherapy following knee procedures? Let the surgeons explain: Problem 1: The saline used in many medical procedures actually damages articular cartilage. “Normal saline, the most commonly used irrigation fluid, may have an inhibitory…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
Can Prolotherapy help patients with lumbar disc herniation? In short, yes. Citing our own published research on low back pain, we followed 145 patients who had suffered from back pain on average of nearly five years. We examined not only the…Read More
Comprehensive Prolotherapy has been shown to be a very effective minimally evasive, non-surgical option for chronic low back pain. What makes it work even better is if the patient is not obese and exercise. Recently we published an article on…Read More