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Treating a Bent Back in NF

My 82-year-old, mother has softened over the years.  She will allow a friendly rooster to keep her company, doesn’t lecture me about life much, and her back is curving in as her muscles and bones become weaker.  734 more words


The Perils of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Earlier this week, I took the plunge and got a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection for my chronic hamstring tendon injury.

A Platelet Rich Plasma injection involves drawing your own blood, separating the plasma, then injecting it into the injury site, so the growth factors in the plasma promote healing. 1,553 more words


On injuries...Part deux

Here we are in May 2018 and I have not run since this past March (I ran about two miles on my birthday as a gift to myself, but probably shouldn’t have). 409 more words


Introducing our new Prolotherapy Service!

The Pivotal Podiatry Clinic in Melbourne, Victoria is pleased to announce the introduction of Prolotherapy for our patients.

Prolotherapy is a treatments where glucose, saline and anaesthetic are injected into a soft tissue or joint. 40 more words

Foot Care

Regenerative Vs Degenerative Medical Treatments For Tendon And Ligament Injuries Like TE And GE

A Sports Medicine Doctor discusses the benefits of Regenerative Medicine treatment options for tendon-related Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow, as well as ligament-related elbow injuries – options including Prolotherapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections, which are compared to the downsides of Cortisone Shots and braces. 24 more words

Tennis Elbow Treatment

Update: An alternative view on prolotherapy

Hi everyone!  Here is a different type of post… one where I have to slightly amend information I’ve given you in the past.

I am totally grateful to longtime reader Julie, who emailed me yesterday about her own experience consulting a doctor for prolotherapy. 763 more words


Different Regenerative Medicine Treatments Used for Sports Injuries

The regenerative medicine treatments are used in conjunction with the comprehensive rehabilitation to promote the non-surgical treatments for the different sports injuries. Unlike the other clinical strategies that aim at treating the symptoms, the regenerative treatments work by replacing the damaged organs or tissues. 320 more words

Hip Arthroscopy