Prolotherapy Under C-Arm Fluoroscopy

Posted on Posted in Christopher J. Centeno, MD, Teaching Techniques, Volume 1 : Issue 4 : November 2009

By Christopher J. Centeno, MD pain management traditionally has focused on the use of C-arm fluoroscopy to inject the spine. Fluoroscopy is a real time X-ray designed to allow the physician to guide a needle into a specific location. (See Figure 1.) While Prolotherapy has been performed without the use of imaging guidance, our training in more »

The Making of a Prolotherapist

Posted on Posted in Scott R. Stoll, MD, Volume 1 : Issue 3 : August 2009, Wonder Why?

By Scott R. Stoll, MD Enthusiastically, I started my first day of practice as a Physiatrist with all of the tools I learned in training, ready to diagnose and treat all of the sports and spine maladies I had so carefully studied. I worked diligently to practice evidence-based medicine and applied solid, scientifically proven principles to more »