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How Will I Feel After Prolotherapy | What You Should Expect

How Will I Feel Immediately After Prolotherapy

Prolotherapy is not an instant fix for people suffering from chronic or acute pain related to tendon and ligament injuries and degradation.  However, it is a great alternative for those seeking relief without the pain, downtime, and expense of surgical options.

Prolotherapy is an injection technique in which a mild irritant is administered directly to the problematic connective tissues.  As such, minor pain and some discomfort can be expected.  However, most report that related pain subsides within 72-hours of treatment.  Some also report a slight feeling of lightheadedness immediately following the procedure that normally vanishes after a few minutes.

The treatment however may have no noticeable effects after the first injection.  A normal course of prolotherapy usually consists of 3 to 6 injections over the course of several weeks or months.  Ligament and tendon healing is a gradual process, and it takes time for prolotherapy to jump-start the healing process.

How Will I Feel After The Course Of Treatment

Your doctor or therapist will help to create a treatment plan that is best for you.  Most prolotherapy recipients report that, after their course has been completed, they feel strength returning to the effected tissues and a significant reduction in pain.

Even after the final injection of your prolotherapy treatment, the final stages of healing may take a few weeks to complete.  However, prolotherapy has been shown to offer patients the possibility of more complete healing than other options with many reporting a complete recovery after the full course of treatment.

Speak To A Qualified Prolotherapy Therapist

To learn more about the many benefits of prolotherapy, as well as how you will feel after trying prolotherapy for yourself, contact Scottsdale Restorative Medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona – the most highly recommended prolotherapy therapists in Arizona.

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