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Prolotherapy also known as Regenerative injection therapy is a treatment that stimulates damaged connective tissue to heal, more specifically ligaments, tendons and cartilage…

Anyone who has pinpoint tenderness, joint pain, back pain, arthritis or joint instability is a good candidate…

Dr. Albert Franchi has done thousands of prolotherapy injections. In this video, he talks about how it works on injured tissue….

Watch what a typical examination looks like in our office.

Prolotherapy helps to produce fibroblasts that fill in these areas to smoothen out the cartilage – in the same way you would put asphalt in the road to make your ride smoother. This helps to relieve the pain of arthritis significantly…

There is a special group of people who are also candidates for prolotherapy – people who have hyper flexible joints. Their joints are so loose that they become unstable. Sometimes they dislocate their shoulders..

If your x-ray shows that you do not have an impingement of the tendon or rotator cuff by a spur of the acromioclavicular joint, then prolotherapy is effective. I have been able to heal a number of pure rotator cuff tears..

One of the most common problems that people come to me for is plantar fasciitis. Many people in middle age start to develop slight falling of their arches. This is due to deterioration of ligaments in the arch. The plantar fascia is the major ligament…

After doing this for over 30 years, I have a very good knowledge of the anatomy. If you’re going to receive these injections, it’s very important that they be done by someone who is familiar with the anatomy and knows the precise area to place the injection…

One of the very common complaints I get is lower back pain – specifically right- and left-sided lower back pain. This is usually due to tears in the sacroiliac joints…

People want to know if they’re going to get instant relief from Prolotherapy and I tell them, usually not. Everybody responds at a different time rate. Usually the treatment is either one injection each week for three weeks or possibly five weeks…

Prolotherapy is very effective for the treatment of chronic pain due to sprains, joint instability and degenerative joint disease and is an aid to the speedy recovery of acute injuries..

85% of those who undergo prolotherapy get at least a 50% reduction in pain and many get complete relief..

There are no limitations to activity except very heavy weight lifting or very traumatic sports…

If you live far away the treatment schedule can be modified…

Injections are given each week for three to 5 weeks…

Pain can, but usually not for years and can be retreated with the same success….

Unless the pain is due to a true inflammatory problem, Prolotherapy is more effective and longer lasting…

Any persistent pain effecting athletic performance can be treated with Prolotherapy…

Many athletes and weekend warriors suffer from partially torn tendons and ligaments and also suffer from onset of early arthritis…

Response varies depends upon the state of the patients health and type of injury. Some get partial relief after the first injection others take longer

Prolotherapy is very effective for groin strains. Usually it takes three injections. The injections have to be placed precisely at the insertion of the adductor muscles to the pubic bone area. With the patients we’ve seen, we’ve seen an 80% to 90% success rate…

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