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Prolotherapy Is Best Alternative For Joint Pain Treatments

Jul 29th 2014 at 12:17 PM

Enduring the discomfort of joint pain can be really exasperating for people who want or need to stay physically active. Joint pain can be more difficult to treat compared to other musculoskeletal problems. Doctors can prescribe some anti-inflammatory prescription medication to ease your joint pain. However, this medication usually comes with side effects that cause other health problems that patients do not want to put up with. Good thing there are alternative therapies that can alleviate the pain without dealing with the same side effects or complications that anti-inflammatory prescription can bring about. Some of these alternative arthritis treatments are having a healthy diet, supplementation, performing activities that engage the mind-body connection and prolotherapy.


What is Prolotherapy?

Most medical treatments only provide impermanent relief. Prolotherapy is a safe and tested joint pain treatment that offers a long-term relief as it provides direct treatment to the underlying condition that gives you pain. This non-surgical means of alleviating pain caused by arthritis relieves pain by rebuilding the damaged connective tissues that surrounds the affected area. This treatment is conducted to stimulate the development of new ligament tissues and help the body reinstate itself. Prolotherapy employs a healing procedure that is very similar to our body's natural healing process. Many musculoskeletal conditions and disorders respond well to prolotherapy, which includes back and neck pain, whiplash, degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis, chronic tendonitis, joint sprains and many more.


How does prolotherapy relieve the pain?

Again, prolotherapy aims to provide lasting pain relief by helping the body mend itself. This non-surgical healing procedure is performed by injecting a solution of a concentrated dextrose and local anesthetic within the damaged ligaments, tendons, or joint capsules. The solution is not a nutrient or supplement. It was actually formulated to induce inflammation and help your injured tissue regenerate and grow. Taking successive therapy session would really help in stimulating the tissue growth in order to repair and fortify the damaged tissues of your joints.


If you want to have an arthritis pain free life, you can consult Dr. Peter A. Fields. Dr. Fields is one of the best physicians who combine conventional medicine with chiropractic and modern holistic therapies such as Prolotherapy, structural analysis, bio-identical hormones and anti-aging medicine. He can determine whether you are indeed a candidate for this healing alternative. Then, he will devise a unique prolotherapy treatment that suits your needs to ensure that you get proper treatment and reclaim your pain free life.


Author Bio:

Peter A. Fields, MD, DC, is well known in the field of prolotherapy and lectures on and teaches other physicians these techniques. His Centre, Pacific Prolotherapy & Medical Wellness Center is dedicated to providing quality health care in joint pain and arthritis treatment. The Center is run by Peter A. Fields, MD,DC -- one of a handful of physicians in the nation with both medical and chiropractic degrees. This combination of degrees gives Dr. Fields a broad area of knowledge and expertise that benefits his patients.

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