Common Questions Asked about Prolotherapy

If you hear about Prolotherapy for the first time, it is understandable to have many questions about it. In this post, Regenerative Orthopedics and Sports Medicine have given answers to the frequently asked questions about Prolotherapy. Information can be found here.

Is Prolotherapy Permanent?

Prolotherapy is an ongoing pain treatment. In time, it results in permanent stabilization of the joints. See here for information about Reasons To Get Prolotherapy.

Is Prolotherapy safe?

Prolotherapy is very safe when compared to surgery and pain medicine. It is a popular form of regenerative injection therapy and is a highly effective natural treatment for ligaments, tendons, and joint dysfunction.

How Does Prolotherapy Work?

Prolotherapy involves stimulating the body’s natural healing process. That is by strengthening particular joints with new connective tissue. Prolotherapy injections usually supply nutrients to the joints, which increases blood flow.

How Long does Prolotherapy Take to Work?

Most patients notice improvements immediately. Other patients see gradual improvement over the course of four to six weeks which is about the time that it takes for new tissues to develop. Prolotherapy is designed to work by correcting the cause of pain directly and creating long-lasting results.

What are the Alternative Names for Prolotherapy?

Prolotherapy can be referred to as regenerative injection therapy, proliferative injection therapy, or nonsurgical ligament and tendon reconstruction.