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Prolotherapy ("Proliferative Injection Therapy") involves injecting an 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. Prolotherapy, in combination with chiropractic manipulation and physi... more at Wikipedia

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Condition Members Success
Chronic Pain
Back Pain
Sports Injuries
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Overall, 90% (39 Members) find Prolotherapy helpful

Prolotherapy Reviews

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so far so good...but extremely painful
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have received 2 sessions of about 25 injections each in my neck for whiplash injury that leaves me in constant pain eg daily headache from occipital nerve compression and disc herniation. seems to be helping the occipital nerve but not the herniated disc
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helpeed me when i was at a very low point practically bed ridden i trusted the dr immensely have revisited the treatment over the years but at this point may have maxed out on the benefits
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Horribly painful but eased symptoms
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It took more time than I thought it would to work but it does work well for me. I happen to be very fortunate to have a doctor who has much experience with this procedure. Only side effects are a little soreness after injection and some slight discomfort during injection. Similar to the feeling of trigger point injections.
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its all that holds me together, generally preformed by an osteopath hard to find.
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I have had the treatments myself and it has eliminated my sacroilac pain, a torn rotator cuff and a bad case of carpenter's elbow. Didn't make the top ten list. Shame.
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Very painful treatment, healed my shoulder and upper back pain
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  1. Discussion: Anyone tried Prolotherapy or Specific Chiropractic
    I am wanting to try traction again. I did a little last year along w/ physical therapy and just needed a break. PT was hard .It yeided some results . ... [More]
  2. Discussion: Anyone tried Prolotherapy or Specific Chiropractic
    I know someone who does it and it hurts, but he claims to be better later. I think it's nuts. I don't think it's widely accepted. Sounds crazy to ... [More]
  3. Discussion: Anyone tried Prolotherapy or Specific Chiropractic
    Hi Ross, yes to both questions. I felt like it helped SOME , but it was pricey!!!! I just coulnt afford it. In one months time I. Spent $700 And the ... [More]
  4. Discussion: Anyone tried Prolotherapy or Specific Chiropractic
    Personally no. My sister tried prolotherapy with no success. Have you tried light traction? If you can tolerate it sometime the nerve will be relea... [More]
  5. Discussion: Anyone tried Prolotherapy or Specific Chiropractic
    ...for DDD ,stenosis , pinchec nerves in neck? If so, I would love to hear your take on it .I'm considering it... Thanks. [More]