Prolotherapy for Myofasciitis

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Marc Darrow, MD Marc Darrow, M.D., explains Prolotherapy for Myofasciitis. Myofasciitis is a general term used to describe pain or other dysfunctions in the network of muscles, tendons, and ligaments and other soft connective tissue that holds our bodies together. Myofascial pain may start abruptly or gradually. Abrupt onset is usually the result of trauma […]

Acupuncture, Trigger Points and Prolotherapy

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Marc Darrow, MD Acupuncture Acupuncture, although used for at least 5000 years in China, was not well known or widely accepted as a therapeutic treatment in the Western medical community, until recently. Acupuncture is based on Eastern philosophical premise that all matter is permeated with energy–called Chi–which flows in patterns in the body called meridians. […]

Understanding Back Pain

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Marc Darrow, MD There are many structures in the lower back that can cause severe pain. These include muscles, ligaments, tendons, bones, joints and discs. For example, the outer rim of the disc can be a significant source of back pain due to its rich nerve supply and tendency toward injury. During our body’s development, […]