ALTERNATIVES TO KNEE SURGERY AND REPLACEMENTS
Disabling Knee Arthritis and chronic unresolved knee pain is a common facet of today’s world.Many patients opt for knee surgery or replacement in a desperate attempt to achieve pain relief and mobility. More than 600000 knee replacements are performed in the US each year.Many of these patients are still left with much pain and complications after surgery ,often requiring further surgery.
Prolotherapy offers an alternative to surgery providing pain relief,regenerating joint tissue and creating long term joint stability.The beauty of this treatment is that it achieves this without the numerous complications associated with surgery.
COMPLICATIONS WITH KNEE REPLACEMENTS
Complications of knee replacements include bleeding,wound complications,thromboembolitic disease, instability, malalignment, joint infection and many more.To read about more possible complications of Knee Replacements click here.
PROLOTHERAPY AS THE EASY EFFECTIVE ANSWER
In a recent press release from the Medical Journal of arthritis and rheumatology , Doctors suggested more than a third of Knee Replacements in the US were inappropriate. To read more click here. Considering how intense and traumatic a knee replacement is to the joint, it is scary to find that surgery is so often done unnecessarily.
Prolotherapy is an injection therapy for chronic musculoskeletal injury. It involves the injecting of small volumes of an irritant solution at multiple painful ligament and tendon insertions and in adjacent joint spaces over several treatment sessions, aiming to stimulate healing and repair in these soft tissues and joints.To see success with Prolo and the degenerated knee click here.