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
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
From a Prolotherapist’s standpoint in working with patients with varying degrees of osteoarthritis, nothing sounds more terminal and ominous than another doctor telling a patient that their bone is dying, they have necrosis – death of bone cells. Steroid injections…Read More
It’s not uncommon for people to undergo a complicated spinal surgery only to be left with chronic low back pain. The diagnosis for this scenario is “failed back surgery syndrome,” or FBSS. Many of these patients have terrible radicular pain…Read More
Why do so many patients seek Prolotherapy following knee procedures? Let the surgeons explain SOME of the reasons for surgical failures: Problem 1: The saline used in many medical procedures actually damages articular cartilage. “Normal saline, the most commonly used…Read More
If the MRI showed what was really causing the pain, the lumbar fusion would have worked! Here is a remarkable finding from the latest research on lumbar fusion success or non-success. “Results following fusion for chronic low back pain (CLBP)…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
Chronic Shoulder Instability, Dead Arm Syndrome, Rotator Cuff Overuse syndrome as a cause of Dead Arm Syndrome? Repair BEFORE the tear! “The MRI findings in asymptomatic MLB pitchers do not appear to be related to near future placement on the…Read More
There is always conflicting research into the efficacy of any treatment protocol and stem cell therapy is no different. Many times a patient will point to his or her own clinical dissatisfaction or research and say, stem cell therapy does…Read More
Knee replacement given to patients with low back and hip pain In the case of chronic joint pain, a thorough examination is imperative in identifying the correct diagnosis. That sounds like common sense, but the sad truth is that the…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