Prolotherapy: A Natural Alternative to Pain-killers and Cortisol Injections for Acute and Chronic Pain

Prolotherapy is the injection of injured joints tissue, ligaments, and tendons with short-acting anesthetics (lidocaine/procaine) and regenerative solutions including dextrose, antioxidants, and/or amino acids that stimulate the body’s natural healing mechanisms, increasing local collagen production. Prolotherapy is a great treatment for acute injuries to tissues that are otherwise strong and healthy but are taking a long time to heal. It is a safe, natural, effective alternative to cortisone injections and surgery, and uses the body’s natural healing ability to relieve acute and chronic pain, strengthen injured tissue, and restore function in the joint. Treatments needed: 3–6 sessions to fully resolve [...]