Shots Bring Headache Relief

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By Tracy Ahrens © Kankakee Daily Journal Got a headache? Try a shot in the head. The non-surgical procedure is called Prolotherapy, involving a shot of natural substances such as cod liver oil, dextrose or corn extract. These substances help strengthen ligaments, thereby strengthening the neck. Dr. Ross Hauser, Oak Park, discovered in the early […]

Prolotherapy For Torn Ligaments

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Doctor prescribes injections of glucose and herbs to get yogis back on the mat. The Hippocratic Oath requires doctors to “do no harm.” But sometimes the road to healing takes an unlikely detour. For example, Hippocrates treated back pain by lancing hot pins into the vertebrae of patients. It sounds barbaric, but it worked. The […]