Stem Cell Prolotherapy is off to a Good Start

Posted on Posted in Great News Corner, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 3 : Issue 3 : August 2011

By Ross A. Hauser, MD At the American Osteopathic Association of Prolotherapy Integrative Pain Management (AOAPIPM) meeting, April 7th-10th, in Naples, Florida, Donna Alderman, DO introduced the topic of Stem Cell Prolotherapy. The technique she utilizes was developed with the help of Robert W. Alexander, MD and involves the use of autologous adipose tissue as a source of more »

Regenerative Medicine has Many Innovators

Posted on Posted in Great News Corner, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 3 : Issue 2 : May 2011

By Ross A. Hauser, MD Once physicians starts doing regenerative medicine or alternative medicine, they never go back to regular allopathic medicine. As I have recently studied for my recertifying exam in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, I was struck as to how many conditions Prolotherapy can cure where traditional treatments fail. While exercise, manipulation, manual therapies, more »

Is Google the Future of Medicine? Why Medicine has to get Back to Basics

Posted on Posted in Great News Corner, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By Ross A. Hauser, MD Recently, Marion (my wife) and I had dinner at one of our favorite local restaurants with my primary mentor during my Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency, Robert O’Hara, MD, who is now Chief of Informatics at Edward J. Hines Medical Center, though he still has a neurology clinic where he sees more »

Testosterone could be a Prolotherapy Doctor’s and a Patient’s Best Friend!

Posted on Posted in Great News Corner, Letters to the Editor, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 2 : Issue 4 : November 2010

By Ross A. Hauser, MD It is well known to physicians who treat athletes that female athletes have a significantly higher prevalence of injuries to ligaments, such as the anterior cruciate ligament, than male athletes in the same sports. While some explanations for this discrepancy can include gender-related differences in bony structure or ligament size, endurance, more »

Prolotherapy Should Be Used in Any Condition that has Ligament Injury as a Cause, Including Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Posted on Posted in Great News Corner, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 2 : Issue 2 : May 2010

By Ross A. Hauser, MD This issue is loaded with more amazing information discussing some of the more difficult pain conditions that physicians and patients alike often find daunting when trying to help people suffering with them, particularly RSD (or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome). In the words of Michael Rowbotham, MD, renowned expert in the pathophysiology, more »

Athletes Do Not Stop Before the Finish Line!

Posted on Posted in Great News Corner, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 2 : Issue 1 : February 2010

By Ross A. Hauser, MD I don’t know about you, but I love watching the Track and Field Championships. One thing I find fascinating is how many athletes look around to see where they stand in comparison to their competitors while they are still running the race! The problem with not fully concentrating until you cross more »

It Isn’t About Pain Management, It Is About Pain Resolution

Posted on Posted in Great News Corner, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 1 : Issue 4 : November 2009

By Ross A. Hauser, MD Welcome to our fourth Journal of Prolotherapy issue! Wow, it is packed! We have received a wonderful array of great comments from our readers. I wanted to share a few of these emails/ correspondences. Scott Greenberg, MD, was nice enough to send us this: “Why can’t conventional medicine find your pain? Pain is often more »

Journal of Prolotherapy Acknowledges Prolotherapy Patriarch and Reports on Prolotherapy Worldwide

Posted on Posted in Great News Corner, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 1 : Issue 3 : August 2009

By Ross A. Hauser, MD With each study published on Prolotherapy including those in this issue of the Journal of Prolotherapy®, Prolotherapy is making history. But recently Prolotherapy lost one of its pioneers who did his best to get Prolotherapy into the mainstream. That man was Thomas Dorman, MD, who died at the age of 72 on March 15, more »

Prolotherapy Just Makes More Sense for Cartilage Injuries than Accelerating Arthritis with Arthroscopy

Posted on Posted in Great News Corner, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 1 : Issue 1 : February 2009

By Ross A. Hauser, MD Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Journal of Prolotherapy (JOP). Unlike most medical journals which are written to doctors, this one has a target audience of both doctors and their patients; for that matter, anyone in pain who is interested in Prolotherapy treatments. The world needs this journal. Why? Well let me tell you more »