"SWEET RELIEF . . . Injecting tendons with a dextrose
(sugar) solution to trigger
an inflammatory reaction is
just one way in which
which practitioners are using prolotherapy to target
sprains and strainsprains and strains."
K. Dean Reeves, MD
Platelet Rich Plasma
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP therapy begins with drawing the patient’s own blood. The
blood is then centrifuged and the growth factors are isolated and combined with
the patient’s serum. This injection calls out the body’s own stems cells to
regenerate damaged tissue at the site of injury. It is the strongest of the
injection therapies for pain and regeneration.
This therapy is recognized as the cutting edge of injection therapies available
today for severely degenerated joints, significant muscle tearing, and injuries
that do not respond to prolotherapy or prolozone injections.
During prolotherapy injection treatment, the immune system is brought to the
injury site by the prolotherapy solution.
Both during and following prolozone treatment, it is recommended that patients
undergo rehabilitative treatments through a qualified chiropractor or
physiotherapist to correct weaknesses that have set up following the chronic
Healthcare practitioners can read more about PRP research