Prolotherapy Weekend at UNECOM 2010

Posted on Posted in It's A Wide Wide World, Peter J. Blakemore, DO, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By Peter J. Blakemore, DO The American Academy of Osteopathy presented a Prolotherapy weekend at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) in Biddeford, Maine from October 7th-9th 2010. The location in southern Maine, right on the Atlantic coast in early autumn, could not have been more beautiful. The course was presented by more »

Age Management Medicine Group 2010 Conference

Posted on Posted in It's A Wide Wide World, Joseph J. Cukla, LPN, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By Joseph J. Cukla, LPN The Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) held their annual conference in Las Vegas, November 11-14, 2010. The conference was held at the beautiful M Resort & Spa. AMMG was founded five years ago to provide education and information to healthcare professionals. Their mission statement explains, “The basic tenets of age management more »

Building a Rationale for Evidence-Based Prolotherapy in an Orthopedic Medicine Practice, Part II: How To Meld Scientific Methodology into the Daily Practice of Prolotherapy

Posted on Posted in Gary B. Clark, MD, MPA, It's A Wide Wide World, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By Gary B. Clark, MD, MPA To establish a clinical plan Ask the right question. Identify the right premises. Minimize the variables. And test the outcome. Part II of a series of four1 explains how one may apply scientific reasoning to the daily practice of Prolotherapy in an Orthopedic Medical Clinic. In doing so, this article focuses more »

Veterinary Cases treated with Prolotherapy

Posted on Posted in Babette Gladstein, VMD, Four-Legged Prolotherapy, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By Babette Gladstein, VMD LOOK FURTHER – THE BACK MAY NOT BE THE PROBLEM IN CHONDRODYSPLASTICS DOGS The Dachshund, one of our wonderful and most popular chondrodysplastic dogs, frequently falls victim to spinal disc abnormalities because of the length of their spine. Yet, on occasion, they could have other underlying issues premeditating hind limb lameness conditions. more »

Prolotherapy as an Alternative Treatment for Osteochondritis Dissecans: Two Cases of Young Baseball Players

Posted on Posted in Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011, Wonder Why?

By Ross A. Hauser, MD ABSTRACT Osteochondritis dissecans involves the separation of a segment of cartilage and subchondral bone, found most commonly in the knee, elbow, ankle and hip. Repetitive microtrauma from sports is a common cause especially among older adolescents and teenagers. To provide stability of the articular cartilage fragment, rest, splinting to surgery is more »

Sacroiliac 101: Form and Function – A Biomechanical Study

Posted on Posted in Richard L. Dontigny, PT, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011, Wonder Why?

By Richard L. Dontigny, PT ABSTRACT The pelvis has been a puzzle that has consumed the greater part of my working life. The sacrum is the keystone of the puzzle, but does not function as a keystone. When the sacrum is loaded with the superincumbent weight and the joint is symmetrical, little or no movement has more »

Our Story: Pelvic Floor Dysfunction helped with Prolotherapy and Natural Medicine

Posted on Posted in Anna Hamman, Remarkable Recoveries, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By Anna Hamman This road has been long and hard. I am so very thankful to have found Prolotherapy without which I would never be able to say with confidence that this road is ending, and my life is again beginning. My name is Anna Hamman, I have a wonderfully supportive husband, and a wild and more »

The Hidden Culprits – Brain Injury and Ligament Injury: My Personal Journey

Posted on Posted in Amy Price, PhD, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By Amy Price, PHD In 2003 life as we knew it came to an end. My husband and I travelled the world together as international motivational speakers and missionaries. We were preparing for our 30th wedding anniversary vision of taking a year to circle the globe with the Gospel that comes through faith in Jesus Christ. more »

A Retrospective Observational Study on Hackett-Hemwall Dextrose Prolotherapy for Unresolved Foot and Toe Pain at an Outpatient Charity Clinic in Rural Illinois

Posted on Posted in Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By Ross A. Hauser, MD, Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD, & Joseph J. Cukla, BA, LPN ABSTRACT To study the efficacy of Hackett-Hemwall dextrose Prolotherapy for foot and toe pain, a retrospective observational study was commissioned using the data obtained at a charity health clinic in rural Illinois. Foot and toe pain is a common complaint affecting the more »

Email Interview with Stephen Cavallino, MD – Prolotherapy in Italy

Posted on Posted in In the Spotlight, Steven Cavallino, MD, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By JOP Staff & Stephen Cavallino, MD JOP: Dr. Cavallino, please tell us a little about your medical background. Cavallino: My medical background: I am an Emergency Medical Physician. I was born in New York and went to medical school in Bologna, Italy. I have been working for more than 20 years in the ER and currently doing Prolotherapy for the more »

Interview with David P. Rabago, MD

Posted on Posted in David P. Rabago, MD, In the Spotlight, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Volume 3 : Issue 1 : February 2011

By Ross A. Hauser, MD & David P. Rabago, MD Hauser: Dr. Rabago, can you tell us briefly how you got into Prolotherapy? Rabago: I was in residency at University of Wisconsin, Madison and Dr. Jeff Patterson is on faculty here. He is pretty forward about including residents in that experience. He includes residents in clinical Prolotherapy at the UW, more »

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 »

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 »