Prolotherapy post concussion syndrome

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Scott R. Greenberg, MD Among sports-related injuries, post-concussion syndrome is one of the most elusive and challenging problems to treat. While many patients will recover from their concussion, just as many will not. To make matters worse, as an athlete sustains repeat concussions, the chance of recovery becomes less likely. Symptoms of post-concussion syndrome vary […]

The Deterioration of Articular Cartilage in Osteoarthritis by Corticosteroid Injections

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Ross Hauser, MD Abstract The hallmark feature of osteoarthritis is the breakdown in the articular cartilage  of joints such as the knee and hip. Both animal and human research has consistently shown that corticosteroid injections into normal and degenerated knees accelerate the arthritic process. A summary of the effects of the intraarticular corticosteroids on articular […]

Rebuilding Collagen: The Key to Prolotherapy

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Marc Darrow, MD What is Collagen? Our bones and muscles are held together by the aptly named connective tissue. Connective tissues are ligaments, which connect bone to bone, and tendons, which connect the bones to muscles. It is also the fascia covering muscles and the joint capsule tissue. Ligaments and tendons are made of collagen. […]