Tag Archives: prolotherapy

Prolotherapy can heal foot pain

October 24, 2015

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Prolotherapy can heal foot pain by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  If you have ever had pain in the heel and bottom of your foot, you likely are already aware of a condition called plantar fasciitis, which is one of the most common causes of this pain. Plantar refers to the bottom of the foot; […]

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Prolotherapy versus rooster comb injections

June 8, 2015

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Prolotherapy versus rooster comb injections by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  A question frequently asked by many patients is “What is the difference between prolotherapy and rooster comb injections?” Although both treatments are used to treat painful arthritic knees, distinct differences exist between the two treatments. Both prolotherapy and rooster comb are injection therapies to […]

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Prolotherapy versus prolozone

April 14, 2014

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Prolotherapy versus prolozone by Dr. Fred Arnold —  Patients frequently have questions regarding two of the regenerative medicine treatments we provide — prolotherapy and prolozone. Since both therapies are used for most of the painful back and joint problems we treat, the treatment of choice is dependent upon the patient. Many similarities and differences exist […]

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Neural prolotherapy

August 26, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Neural prolotherapy is a new, exciting breakthrough in the treatment of pain, developed by John Lyftgoft, M.D., a New Zealand physician. Neural prolotherapy combines the treatment principles of both neural therapy and prolotherapy. As in neural therapy, shallow, subcutaneous injections are made along the path of superficial nerves and, […]

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Steroid vs. regenerative medicine injections

June 13, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Standard of care is defined as the appropriate medical treatment based on scientific evidence and collaboration between the medical professionals involved in the treatment of a given condition. For the treatment of painful musculoskeletal conditions, steroid injections, such as cortisone injections, are considered the standard of care by many […]

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Replacement medicine vs. regenerative medicine

March 24, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Far too often, I hear from a patient that he or she was never told that there was an alternative — such as regenerative medicine — to surgery and joint replacement. It is particularly sad when a patient has had replacement medicine and is still in pain. This article […]

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Prolotherapy and joint hypermobility

February 17, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Hypermobile joints are sometimes referred to as loose joints, and those who have them are labeled “double jointed.” Hypermobility of a joint can be entertaining when we see nimble performers at Cirque Du Soleil contort their bodies in strange and awkward ways. However, for some individuals, hypermobility is a […]

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When the game is over but pain is left

December 14, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  For most fans, football is much more than a game. It may remind them of the quality time they spent with their own fathers and teammates, or it may have been the first time they were part of a team and felt pride in something bigger than themselves. Most men […]

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Cortisone versus prolotherapy shots

July 11, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Many people are confused about whether to use cortisone or prolotherapy for treating painful joint conditions. It must be understood that cortisone and prolotherapy are not the same treatment, and the effects of each are dramatically different. Cortisone, like prednisone, is a corticosteroid and has numerous adverse and harmful […]

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Regenerative joint therapy with Prolozone

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  If you suffer from any form of musculoskeletal or joint pain, including painful knees, hips, back, rotator cuffs or shoulders, or if you have been suffering from degenerative hips, knees or arthritis, Prolozone can offer much needed relief. Prolozone is a modification of Prolotherapy and can also be referred to […]

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Are you tired of living with shoulder pain?

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  What most people call the shoulder is really several joints that combine with tendons and muscles to allow a wide range of motion to the arm — from scratching your back to throwing the perfect pitch. However, mobility has its price, and it can lead to increased problems with […]

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Knee pain — stop the suffering

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  The knee is the largest and most extraordinary joint in the body and combines an enormous range of motion with rotation, great strength and stability. On average, we take between 4,000 and 7,000 steps each day, exerting a force two to seven times our body weight, directly through the […]

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