Ligament Injury and Healing: An Overview of Current Clinical Concepts

Posted on Posted in Volume 3 : Issue 4 : December 2011

By Ross A. Hauser, MD & Erin E. Dolan, RN Contact Ross Hauser, MD at Caring Medical Rehabilitation Clinics ABSTRACT Ligament injuries are among the most common causes of musculoskeletal joint pain and disability encountered in primary practice today. Ligament injuries create disruptions in the balance between joint mobility and joint stability, causing abnormal force transmission throughout the more »

The Theoretical Basis for and Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome with Prolotherapy

Posted on Posted in Debra K. Brinker, RN, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 2 : Issue 2 : May 2010, Wonder Why?

By Ross A. Hauser, MD & Debra K. Brinker, RN ABSTRACT Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) typically refers to post-traumatic pain that spreads from the site of injury, exceeds in magnitude and duration the expected clinical course of the inciting event, and progresses variably over time. Burning pain is the primary symptom, but patients frequently report allodynia, changes more »

A Retrospective Study on Hackett-Hemwall Dextrose Prolotherapy for Chronic Shoulder Pain at an Outpatient Charity Clinic in Rural Illinois

Posted on Posted in Volume 1 : Issue 4 : November 2009

By Ross A. Hauser, MD & Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD ABSTRACT The optimal long-term, symptomatic therapy for chronic shoulder pain has not been established. Accordingly, we investigated the outcomes of patients undergoing Hackett-Hemwall dextrose Prolotherapy treatment for unresolved shoulder pain at a charity clinic in rural Illinois. We studied a sample of 94 patients with an average 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 »

A Retrospective Study on Hackett-Hemwall Dextrose Prolotherapy for Chronic Hip Pain at an Outpatient Charity Clinic in Rural Illinois

Posted on Posted in Volume 1 : Issue 2 : May 2009

By Ross A. Hauser, MD & Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD ABSTRACT Objective: To investigate the outcomes of patients undergoing Hackett-Hemwall dextrose Prolotherapy treatment for chronic hip pain. Prolotherapy Clinical Research for Chronic Hip Pain: Study Design: Sixty-one patients, representing 94 hips who had been in pain an average of 63 months, were treated quarterly with Hackett-Hemwall dextrose Prolotherapy. This included a more »

Prolotherapy & Connective Tissue Damage Syndrome: Why am I hurting, and no one seems to know what is wrong?

Posted on Posted in Mark L. Johnson, MD, FACS, Volume 1 : Issue 1 : February 2009, Wonder Why?

By Mark L. Johnson, MD, FACS ABSTRACT Many joint and connective tissue pains defy clear and precise diagnosis. Often patients with various diagnoses for joint, back and neck pain are not cured by traditional treatment regimes appropriate for their “diagnosis”. Based on observations gleaned from treatment responses to Prolotherapy, the author describes and characterizes the Connective more »