Shoulder Prolotherapy Injection Technique

Posted on Posted in Rodney S. Van Pelt, MD, Teaching Techniques, Volume 1 : Issue 4 : November 2009

By Rodney S. Van Pelt, MD As with other joints in the body, Prolotherapy is routinely the preferred treatment option for chronic shoulder pain/injury. Prolotherapy can be used successfully for treating most chronic injuries of the shoulder including rotator cuff injuries and tears, arthritis, sprains, and AC separation. Prolotherapy is 85-90% successful in stimulating healing of more »

Prolotherapy Technique on Injecting the Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Posted on Posted in Volume 1 : Issue 1 : February 2009

By Rodney S. Van Pelt, MD ABSTRACT Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are very common in any sports medicine practice. Incomplete tears and sprains are the most common injury to the ACL. In the author’s experience, if an ACL sprain or incomplete tear does not heal on its own, it will most likely remain chronic, unless more »