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A 26-year-old male asked:

Is inflammation good or bad for healing stretched ligaments? conventional approach is that it is detrimental, but prolotherapy tries to activate it?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 50 years experience
inflam is part of he: Inflammation is part of healing. Treatment is empiracle - whatever works. However, blinded trials are necessary to see if an intervention works on its own or because of psychological effects.
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