As the only doctor in Lethbridge practicing Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections, I often get asked should I do Dextrose Prolotherapy or Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy. The question is not a simple one to answer and deserves an answer which is both suited for the patients needs as well as the potential of healing response. … More PRP Prolothearpy: When should we use it?
I often get asked, if I need ultrasound to provide accurate and placed injections. The answer is mostly no. Prolotherapy works best when delivered by skilled physicians who are experts in physical examination and palpation. Essentially they are utilizing their expertise to determine anatomical locations. I practice prolotherapy every single day, multiple times a day and have … More Prolotherapy using Ultrasound Guidance
Lower back pain is very common and chronic back pain typically is both difficult to assess as well as treat. Our lower spine is connected to the base of the sacrum via lumbosacral ligaments. The sacrum itself is connected via the sacroiliac ligaments to a bone on either side, the ilium. This area is further … More Prolotherapy for Lower Back Pain
It is interesting to see how many variety of conditions prolothearpy is indicated for. As a doctor whom practices prolotherapy for chronic pain full time I do see clinically that prolotherapy is extremely useful for the treatment of chronic pain even in conditions not listed below. I have had so much success with prolotherapy as … More Indications for Prolotherapy for Chronic Pain
Prolotherapy, what is it? Can it work for me? What does it mean? Doctors are only now discovering the potential of using prolotherapy to treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal and tendonous injuries that occur in the body. These may include torn or overstretched tendons in many areas of the body, including the shoulder, elbow, neck, … More Prolotherapy & PRP for Chronic Pain