Harry Adelson, ND When I’m interviewing people living with pain, I always start by asking the same questions in the same order: How did your pain start? Tell me the entire story from the beginning. Where exactly is the pain, etc? Then the last question is always: “tell me very specifically how this pain impacts your quality […]
Harry Adelson, ND In simplest terms, Prolotherapy (also known as “Regenerative Injection Therapy” or RIT) is the injection of a hypertonic solution containing local anesthetic directly into damaged connective tissue with the purpose of triggering a healing response in order to allow the body’s natural healing mechanisms to take place. The mechanisms of action of […]
Prolotherapy to the medial colateral ligament of the knee under ultrasound guidance by Harry Adelson, ND.
Harry Adelson, ND We all know the age-old acronym for sports injury: RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation). The philosophy of this approach is that much of the pain from injury is due to Inflammation, so take away inflammation and take away the pain. Traditionally, we add over-the-counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) such as ibuprofen. These […]
Harry Adelson, ND Three years ago my wife and I attended a wedding in France. When our French friends would ask me what I do in my practice, I would describe Prolotherapy, which they had never heard of. Shortly into the description, they would interrupt with “Ah, c’est comme le mesotherapie, n’est pas?” (Oh, you […]