Prolotherapy as an Alternative to Surgery: A Prospective Pilot Study of 34 Patients from a Private Medical Practice

Posted on Posted in Fantastic Findings, Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD, Nicole M. Baird, CHFP, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 2 : Issue 1 : February 2010

By Ross A. Hauser, MD, Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD, Nicole M. Baird, CHFP, & Danielle J. Martin ABSTRACT Thirty-four patients with average musculoskeletal pain duration of 27 months who were told by their medical doctor/surgeon that surgery was needed, including 20 joint replacements and nine arthroscopic procedures, were treated with Hackett-Hemwall dextrose Prolotherapy in lieu of surgery. Patients more »

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Technique

Posted on Posted in Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Teaching Techniques, Volume 1 : Issue 3 : August 2009

By Ross A. Hauser, MD & Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD ABSTRACT This article provides the JOP reader with some basic information about Platelet Rich Plasma, also known as PRP. PRP as a Prolotherapy proliferant has become increasingly popular in the pain management field. The basic tenants of PRP preparation and use in the Prolotherapy field are discussed. more »

Dextrose Prolotherapy for Unresolved Low Back Pain: A Retrospective Case Series Study

Posted on Posted in Fantastic Findings, Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 1 : Issue 3 : August 2009

By Ross A. Hauser, MD & Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD ABSTRACT Objective: To investigate the outcomes of patients undergoing Hackett-Hemwall dextrose Prolotherapytreatment for chronic low back pain. Design: One hundred forty-five patients, who had been in pain an average of four years and ten months, were treated quarterly with Hackett-Hemwall dextrose Prolotherapy. This included a subset of 55 patients who more »