Prolotherapy: Say Goodbye to Chronic Pain

Doctor Injecting On A Patient's Knee

Doctor Injecting On A Patient's KneeProlotherapy (Proliferative Therapy) is a non-surgical procedure that triggers the natural healing of the body by injecting a substance into the soft tissue. This substance will cause an inflammatory response signaling the body to repair and strengthen injured joints and connective tissues that are causing chronic pain by producing new collagen tissue.

What Can Prolotherapy Treat?

  • Degenerative disc disease
  • sacroiliac joint instability/dysfunction
  • Neck, knee, shoulder, elbow, foot, ankle, wrist, and hand pain
  • Knee meniscal tears
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Fasciitis
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Hypermobility
  • IT band syndrome
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Temporal mandibular joint syndrome (TMJ)

Who Should You Consider Having a Prolotherapy?

The people who will benefit most from a prolotherapy procedure are those who are suffering from:

  • Ligament and tendon injuries, sprains or strains, and chronic pain in the neck and back
  • Joint pain that is causing weakness and instability or caused by osteoarthritis
  • degenerative knee cartilage
  • Chronic pain even after taking pain medications, having corrective surgery, or physical therapy
  • Pain when exercising or even just moving normally causing movement limitations

Before pushing through with a prolotherapy in San Diego, however, make sure that the physician received training from an authorized training group for prolotherapy.

Benefits of Prolotherapy

Here are some of the improvements in your health that you may experience after undergoing a successful prolotherapy.

  • The ligament, tendon, or joint capsule is stronger than ever
  • No more back pain
  • The treated site is less likely susceptible to the same injury
  • Return to the normal function of the joints without the pain and movement limitations

Prolotherapy Success Rate

Studies have shown that prolotherapy is a highly successful procedure in treating ligament, tendon, or joint pain and injuries. In fact, 85% to 95% of patients with low back pain reported an improvement after undergoing prolotherapy. Of course, the success rate highly depends on your medical history and ability to heal. The type of solution used should also be taken into consideration.

Prolotherapy can be a lifesaver. Know when you should have it, so you can live a better life.