Myofascial pain syndrome is defined by the presence of trigger points throughout the body that are tender and cause pain. The pain that results from irritating a trigger point might even be referred to a different body part, making identifying trigger points a little complicated.
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Archive: February 2022
What is Prolotherapy?
Prolotherapy is a type of regenerative medicine used as treatments for torn tendons, joint disease and sports injuries. It’s also used as a therapy for back and knee pain. All prolotherapy involves is injecting an inactive, natural irritant – most commonly saline (salt solution) or
Researchers Compare Prolotherapy for OA Knee Pain vs. Local Anesthetics
Is prolotherapy more effective at treating knee pain caused by osteoarthritis than traditional interventional treatments such as local anesthetics, hyaluronic acid, ozone and radiofrequency? One study published last August in Advances in Rheumatology suggests that it has significant benefits, though further research is needed. The
Natural Approaches to Healing Carpal Tunnel During Pregnancy
Did you know that ⅓ to half of all women suffer carpal tunnel symptoms during or after pregnancy? It’s a rather overlooked phenomenon. Though researchers aren’t sure of the cause, many suspect it’s a result of swelling due to hormones, similar to the swelling of
The Potential Dangers of a Back Fusion
If your doctor has recommended that you undergo a spinal fusion surgery, it’s important that you understand what’s involved in the procedure before you decide to proceed. While most doctors do mean well, following their recommendation may not be the best option in your situation.
Prolotherapy Shown to Improve Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms
A recent study has shown that prolotherapy treatment successfully improved symptoms of knee osteoarthritis and provided patients a better quality of life. This is another successful study added onto the growing body of research that shows prolotherapy is a useful treatment for sufferers of arthritis