Prolotherapy- Has anyone tried this?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by unbalanced, Jan 5, 2006.

  1. unbalanced

    unbalanced New Member

    I was wondering if anyone here has tried Prolotherapy? I'm pretty sure I have seen this posted in the past, but I'm not sure how to find it. So I thought I would ask, I read up on this a bit, anyone with info on this I would like to hear from you. All opinions are welcome! Thanks:)
  2. kaiasmom

    kaiasmom New Member

    I had a pain management dr that specialized in prolotherapy. It was about $5,000 for the whole round of injections, and not covered by insurance. From the research I have done, I was too scared to try, even if I could afford it. There is evidence that it could actually weaken the ligaments, rather than strengthening them. The doctor I had was basically in it for the money, and pushed it on everyone who walked through the door.

    Just be careful & be sure to to lots of research before you make a decision. None of us need to get worse from a treatment that is supposed to make us better!


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