Prolotherapy for Lumbar Segmental Instability Associated with Degenerative Disc Disease

Posted on Posted in James Inklebarger, MD, Simon P. Petrides, MB BS DM-S Med DO Dip Sports Med FFSEM (UK&I), Volume 8 : 2016

Prolotherapy is an injection-based therapy that may be used in the management of chronic lower back pain. In principle, injection solutions are formulated to produce an inflammatory response, which in turn promotes ligamentous and tendonous regeneration. This case study series offers some ideas as to how Prolotherapy might be advantageous in the management of discogenic lower back pain through improving vertebral segmental stability. When the disc is of normal height, the ligaments that hold the spine together remain at normal length…

Email Interview with Simon P. Petrides, DO

Posted on Posted in In the Spotlight, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Simon P. Petrides, MB BS DM-S Med DO Dip Sports Med FFSEM (UK&I), Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By Ross A. Hauser, MD & Simon P. Petrides, DO Hauser: Dr. Petrides can you tell us your medical and training background? Petrides: I underwent formal medical training at Guy’s Hospital in London and then osteopathic training at the British School of Osteopathy, followed by sports medicine training and further training in musculoskeletal medicine. Hauser: Are you the founder of the more »