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Prolotherapy: A Non-Surgical Treatment Option for Pain Management


Chronic pain can be a debilitating condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While surgery and medication can provide relief, they are not always the best option for everyone. Prolotherapy is a non-surgical treatment option that can be used to treat chronic pain in various areas of the body. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of prolotherapy as a pain management technique.

What is Prolotherapy?

  1. Prolotherapy, also known as regenerative injection therapy, is a non-surgical treatment that involves the injection of a substance into damaged or weakened tissue. The injection causes a localized inflammatory response, which stimulates the body's natural healing response, resulting in the growth of new tissue and strengthening of weakened areas.

Benefits of Prolotherapy for Pain Management:

  1. Prolotherapy has several benefits for pain management, including:

Conditions Treated with Prolotherapy:

  1. Prolotherapy can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, including:

What to Expect During Prolotherapy:

  1. During the prolotherapy procedure, a solution is injected into the affected area. Patients may experience some discomfort during and after the procedure, but this is usually mild and short-lived. Most patients require several injections over the course of several weeks or months to achieve optimal results.

Prolotherapy is a safe and effective non-surgical treatment option for pain management. Its benefits include targeted treatment, minimal downtime, and long-lasting results. Prolotherapy can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, making it a versatile and effective option for those seeking pain relief. Contact our pain management clinic today to learn more about prolotherapy and how it can be incorporated into your pain management plan.


  1. Hauser, R. A., et al. "A Systematic Review of Dextrose Prolotherapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain." Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, vol. 10, 2017, pp. 1179544117712661.
  2. Reeves, K. D., et al. "Randomized Prospective Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study of Dextrose Prolotherapy for Knee Osteoarthritis with or without ACL laxity." Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, vol. 25, no. 5

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