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By Camille Dillard, DO, Health & Wellness PC
December 11, 2020
Category: Medical

Dealing with severe joint pain? This unique therapy may be the solution.

Millions of Americans are having trouble working and going about their daily lives due to joint pain. This is a serious problem, impacting every facet of a person’s life. If you are experiencing chronic or severe back or joint pain, our Rome, NY, osteopath Dr. Camille Dillard offers a unique solution known as prolotherapy that may finally provide you with the relief you’re looking for.

What is proliferative injection therapy?

Also referred to as prolotherapy, proliferative injection therapy is a regenerative treatment that improves injured, painful joints or damaged tendons or ligaments. This can be a great alternative for patients who want to improve their soft tissue or joint injuries without resorting to surgery.

While just about anywhere on the body can be treated with prolotherapy, our Rome, NY, physicians most commonly treat the back, shoulders, or hips. These injections contain mild irritants that when injected into the joints or soft tissue help to stimulate the body’s natural healing process to repair the injury or damaged tissue.

How many treatments will I need?

A patient will require multiple injections in one session (usually anywhere from four to 15, depending on the size of the treatment area and the severity of the injury) and most people will benefit from having multiple sessions (the average number is four sessions) performed every three to six weeks.

Who is a good candidate for prolotherapy?

If you are dealing with persistent pain that isn’t being alleviated with rest or pain relievers, then you may be wondering if you’re a good candidate for proliferative injection therapy. Prolotherapy can be a great treatment option for those dealing with,

  • Low or mid-back pain caused by degenerative disc disease and sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Knee pain
  • Meniscal tears
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rotator cuff injuries and other shoulder injuries
  • Tennis or golfers elbow
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Ankle pain
  • Ankle instability
  • IT band syndrome
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Other musculoskeletal or joint injuries

Many people chose to undergo proliferative injection therapy because this is a natural and minimally invasive treatment option that offers amazing results without having to resort to surgery.

If you have questions about proliferative injection therapy or if you’re dealing with joint or back pain and want to find out if this is the right treatment for you, then call Natural Health Center in Rome, NY, at (888) 338-9355 to schedule a consultation.