1. What is the Healing Process? After Prolotherapy, the patient may be a little sore for a day or so, but this usually goes away. The injection process is repeated every 2-6 weeks. Patients should not expect results in pain reduction for about 2-6 weeks. The good thing about prolotherapy is that the results are more of a permanent nature.
2. How many Treatments does it require? The average number of treatments needed to reduce pain by at least 50% varies per case. Many patients get to their goal of 50% better within one treatment. However, prolotherapy may take 3-5 treatments for success in some.
3. What is Prolotherapy Used to Treat? This form of therapy is a great choice for those who experience little improvement with physical therapy and who want to avoid surgery. RIT is minimally invasive and very effective at eliminating pain. The treatment is excellent for many different types of musculoskeletal pain including: