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I am a 61 yr old female. hurt my ankle numerous times in past. was at orthopedist that diagnosed an unstable ankle and wants to operate. want to know if surgery is the only option or ate thete alternatives to surgery?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Prolotherapy/ozone: As Dr. Pillay said, physical therapy may help but another option is prolotherapy or prolozone, which involves injecting the lax ligaments to stimulate them to tighten up. See http://prolotherapycollege.org/what-is-prolotherapy/ and https://www.getprolo.com/prolotherapy-ankle-pain-treatments/ and http://www.faim.org/prolozone-for-pain-relief for more information.

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Last updated Sep 19, 2019

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