What Can Be Teated With Prolotherapy?

Prolotherapy is the injection of ligaments and tendons to restore and strengthen them naturally. These tissues are weakened from injury or wear and tear. Weakened tendons and ligaments result in joint pain and instability.
The Prolotherapy injections deliberately cause inflammation, which causes the body to lay down collagen. The collagen fibers develop over several weeks into mature tendons or ligaments. This results in a permanently strengthened and more stable joint. The injected substances include local anesthetics combined with concentrated dextrose.
We commonly employ Prolotherapy for the following conditions:
Chronic or recurring back Pain
Chronic or recurring neck pain
Shoulder pain, including partially torn rotator cuff muscles
Elbow pain, including Golfer’s and Tennis elbow, and tendonitis
Wrist pain, including carpal tunnel and tenosynovitis
Thumb and finger pain
Hip pain
Knee pain, including ACL and MCL injuries
Ankle pain and instability
Foot pain
Certain types of headaches
TMJ pain

About the Author

Dr. Teitelbaum practices Osteopathic manipulation, prolotherapy, spinal decompression, acupuncture, and Chinese herbal medicine in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex. For over 25 years, he has provided conservative, natural treatment for sports injuries, back pain, neck pain, headaches, posture problems, overuse injuries, and joint pain. Commonly treated conditions include muscle, tendon and ligament damage of the neck, low back, tailbone, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle and foot.