Prolotherapy is a treatment method that allows tissues to regenerate and regain their former strength by injecting proliferative and irritant solutions into weakened, worn out, weakened, worn out and damaged tendons, ligaments and joints. Thanks to the cell-tissue regenerative properties of the proliferative and the irritating properties of the irritants, the body’s healing mechanisms are activated and joint, tendon, ligament and muscle pains are treated.

In which diseases is Prolotherapy used?

  • Calcifications
  • Meniscus
  • Tendinitis and ligamentitis pain
  • Swelling and pain in muscles and tendons
  • Waist, neck and back pain
  • Headaches
  • Waist and neck hernia
  • Tennis elbow
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Heel spur
  • Scoliosis
  • Persistent pain after ankle sprains
  • Morton’s Neuroma

How is Prolotherapy Done?
In fact, the procedure for all diseases is the same. In other words, the mixture containing restorative substances is delivered to the problematic area by injection. What is done in prolotherapy is to repair the damaged area by using the needle tip like a scalpel. Contents such as PRP, proliferative and irritant can be used as restorative substances. Prolotherapy is performed to solve the problem, not to relieve the pain.

How Many Sessions Are Prolotherapy Applied?
An average of 3 sessions are usually sufficient for proletherapy. However, the number of sessions depends entirely on the patient’s condition. The patient’s age, weight, living habits, additional diseases; The duration and degree of the disease may increase the number of sessions. In some cases, 6-8 sessions may be necessary, while sometimes a single session may be sufficient.

How Many Minutes Does Prolotherapy Take?
5-10 minutes is sufficient for proletherapy application. However, it takes about 30 minutes with preparation. Sessions are usually repeated every 3-4 weeks. However, this range varies depending on the condition of the patient and the disease. In some cases, it is necessary to come at less frequent intervals, while in some cases the frequency is increased. The doctor will decide this.

Does Prolotherapy Cause Pain and Suffering?
Prolotherapy is administered with a needle. A very small pain may be felt when the needle is inserted. This is entirely a matter of the patient’s pain threshold. It would not be right to apply this treatment to a patient who has a fear of needles.

Is Prolotherapy the Definitive Solution?
No treatment method is a definitive solution. Even after surgery, there is no guarantee that you will get rid of your problems. We can say that prolotherapy is successful in many patients. It would not be wrong to apply the non-surgical prolotherapy method, which has few side effects, is natural, harmless, permanent and effective, before a procedure with complication risks such as surgery.

Are There Any Harms, Risks, Side Effects of Prolotherapy?
Prolotherapy has almost no side effects. The most serious side effect is the risk of infection, which can occur once in a thousand. To further minimize this risk, sterilization must be increased. More common side effects are pain, bruising, swelling and stiffness in the injection area, and symptoms such as flu or headache. These are extremely normal and expected situations.