Prolotherapy

Prolotherapy: Pain Relief That Lasts

If you’re not familiar with prolotherapy, the idea that injecting anything other than a painkiller or steroid into the problematic area could work for pain relief might seem counterintuitive. But when you start to look at what is causing the pain, it all begins to make sense. 4” x 6” of Vulnerability…

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Natural Treatments for Osteoarthritis

…pain-relieving therapies. Some of the treatments for osteoarthritis I recommend and utilize at the clinic include chiropractic, microcurrent, prolotherapy, platelet-rich plasma and high-intensity laser, to name a few. Time and again I’ve seen weight loss, therapeutic exercise, nutritional supplements…

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Beyond Meningitis—Why I Don’t Recommend Steroid Shots

…relief lasts a few weeks at best. Instead, what doctors should be telling patients about are the natural and far safer ways to relieve pain: * Try prolotherapy injections, which don’t last weeks—but years. This therapy targets the bands of connective tissue that hold the vertebrae in proper position…

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Beware of Unnecessary Surgery

…correct the problem, consider noninvasive clinical therapies that have been shown to alleviate pain and restore joint health and function, such as prolotherapy, and chiropractic. Next week, in part two of my Unnecessary Surgery series, we’ll talk about alternatives to prostate surgery and hysterectomy…

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