Prolotherapy/Regenerative Injection Therapy
Prolotherapy (aka Regenerative Injection Therapy – RIT), also known as ligament reconstructive therapy or sclerotherapy, is a recognized orthopedic procedure that stimulates the body's natural healing processes to strengthen joints weakened by trauma or arthritis. Joints weakened when ligaments and tendons are stretched, torn, or fragmented, become hypermobile and painful.
Traditional approaches with anti-inflammatory drugs and surgery often fail to stabilize the joint and relieve pain permanently. Prolotherapy has the unique ability to directly address the cause of instability and repair the weakened sites, resulting in permanent stabilization of the joint. When precisely injected into the site of pain or injury, prolotherapy creates a mild, controlled inflammation which stimulates the body to lay down new tendon or ligament fibers, resulting in a strengthening of the weakened structure. When the joint becomes strong, pain will be relieved.
- Prolotherapy (injection series to promote natural healing of chronically damaged tissue)
- Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
- Trigger Point Injection (to relax overactive/muscle spasm)
- Vitamin B12 injection
Also see Dr. Hoffmann's website detailing all of the noted procedures.