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
Total joint replacement surgeries are no simple procedures and they carry complications that most patients don’t realize. Here are just a few reasons why patients search for alternatives to knee replacement. Waiting for the Total Knee Replacement Surgery Date Researchers…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
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
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
Painkillers are a common treatment option for people battling chronic knee pain. While many other treatment options exist, both conservative and non-conservative, prescription drugs rank high as a main course of knee pain treatment. Research published in the Journal of…Read More
A common and often very overlooked joint condition, known as benign congenital hypermobility (BCH), can cause late onset chronic pain along with a plethora of other complications. An estimated 12% of the adult population in the world may have BCH,…Read More
The science of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is still relatively new to the world of orthopedics. As such, there are many studies being performed that test the application of the plasma platelets in various clinical settings. In the rush…Read More
It’s all about the joint space. It is not only non-surgical doctors who are critical of unnecessary surgical procedures, but the surgeons themselves who question the validity of certain procedures after they see the outcome in their own patients. “All…Read More