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Thankful to the doctor who suggested prolotherapy...Something that i've been researching here in canada. Where do I find out more about this? :)

Hackett Hemwall: The hacket hemwall foundation website (hackethemwall, org) is the leading authority in training prolotherapy techniques in the us. They have a list of prolotherapists. I perform this procedure as well: www.Totalcare-la.Com and i made a video explaining what is prolotherapy: http://otwithmd.Com/what-is-prolotherapy/ hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it safe to do prolotherapy on lower back without ultrasound guidance? The doctor is a prolotherapist it's all he does. Says he's done over 300k inj

Is it safe to do prolotherapy on lower back without ultrasound guidance? The doctor is a prolotherapist it's all he does. Says he's done over 300k inj

Yes: Prolotherapy does not require ultrasound guidance, and actually for doctors with a "high end" skill set, ultrasound gets in the way. Injured tissue feels different to the touch by finger and also to the touch by needle. The doctor should be able to tell you where you are injured and tender by the feel of your tissue... www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com. ...Read more

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I'm going to get prolotherapy on my back in a couple days and if the pain is unbearable should I talk to my doctor or just take tylenol (acetaminophen)?

I'm going to get prolotherapy on my back in a couple days and if the pain is unbearable should I talk to my doctor or just take tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Always talk : You should always talk with your doctor about any concerns that you have that being said tylenol (acetaminophen) along with hot and cold packs can do a lot to help i noticed that is says that you are 16 years old this seems kind of young to me for doing prolotherapy just mho. ...Read more

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Question regarding prolotherapy and prolozone treatment for ligament / tendon / cartilage injuries ? What are some doctor opinions on these treatments

Question regarding prolotherapy and prolozone treatment for ligament / tendon / cartilage injuries ? What are some doctor opinions on these treatments

Prolozone: Prolozone is injection of ozone and nutrients into the joint space. I have found it very effective in my practice as a natural option to avoid drugs and surgery. If injections are not successful surgery is still an option. I always try to avoid surgical intervention if possible. ...Read more

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What is prolotherapy, how is it done and what is it used for?

Prolotherapy: Prolotherapy is also known as "proliferation therapy, " "regenerative injection therapy, "or "proliferative injection therapy". It involves injecting a non-pharmacological and non-active irritant solution into the body, generally in the region of tendons or ligaments for the purpose of strengthening weakened connective tissue and alleviating musculoskeletal pain. ...Read more

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What is prolotherapy? Is it safe? Is it effective?

Safe: Prolotherapy is used by trained musculo-skeletal physicians to address ligament injuries and instability. It is only effective for these injuries, and stimulates the body to effectively heal itself through the inflammation pathways. It is not effective for pain syndromes of other types. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from a prolotherapy shot?

What are the side effects from a prolotherapy shot?

Pain flare up: Immediate side effects (if we can call it that way) include possible flare up of pain which usually last a couple of days. Some patients don't even experience any flare ups. See this video where i explain what is prolotherapy. http://otwithmd.com/what-is-prolotherapy/. ...Read more

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What is prolotherapy?

Prolotherapy: Prolotherapy (proliferation therapy) is injection of irritants into joints, tendons & ligaments to decrease musculoskeletal pain. ...Read more

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Is prp more effective than prolotherapy?

Is prp more effective than prolotherapy?

Platelet Rich Plasma: There is not much good data that I am aware of showing that prolotherapy is effective. PRP or platelet rich plasma is showing effectiveness in small studies for several indications. These include: Facial rejuvenation, hair regrowth, sexual rejuvenation, arthritis and musculoskeletal injuries, and more. Based on my experience, I recommend PRP therapy. ...Read more

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