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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Prolotherapy Research Articles


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 


From the Prolotherapy Blog

Jan
07
2016

Surgery for spinal stenosis | Prolotherapy.org

Researchers from the Korean Society of Spine Surgery have released their findings on spinal surgery for spinal stenosis: Summary highlights The doctors found that the most common form of degenerative stenosis generally becomes symptomatic when the patient reaches the ages…

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Dec
27
2015

Do people return to work after spinal fusion surgery?

In new research, doctors writing in the medical journal Orthopedics questioned the validity of spinal fusion surgery for patients who are under worker’s compensation. The researchers noted that spinal fusion has been associated with variable clinical outcomes and that patients with…

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Dec
20
2015

Platelet Rich Plasma Prolotherapy for cartilage and bone regrowth

Three recent studies are suggesting that Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy is effective for bone growth and Osteochondral Lesion Repair if prepared and administered correctly. PRP Helps Bone Growth Researchers at the University of Connecticut set out to discover how different…

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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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