Is Prolozone better than prolotherapy?

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Is Prolozone better than prolotherapy?

Prolozone Therapy: Injection of oxygen, vitamins, and minerals into painful areas to stimulate the body’s healing response. This treatment is similar to prolotherapy, but is less painful and fewer areas on the body are injected.

How long does Prolozone therapy last?

The combination of these three components promotes proper circulation and regeneration of the damaged tissues, tendons, or muscles. Most patients experience instantaneous relief upon receiving their first injection of Prolozone. However, Prolozone Therapy is typically most effective after 3-5 sessions.

What is Prolozone therapy good for?

Prolozone therapy can be used by doctors to treat patients with a wide range of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. Prolozone is effective at addressing pain, as it assists in regenerating damaged ligaments – and once the ligament is fully healed, the pain will be gone for good.

Are prolotherapy injections painful?

Prolotherapy injections are mildly painful, much like a flu shot, and can be numbed with a topical cream as needed. Speak with your doctor about what medications you are able to take for any soreness that may occur afterward.

Are Prolozone injections painful?

Secondly, Prolotherapy is typically very painful, with the pain from the therapy often persisting for days to weeks after a treatment. In contrast, patients receiving Prolozone feel immediate improvement, with very little or no pain at all during or after the treatments.

What are the side effects of prolozone therapy?

The most common side effects of prolozone therapy are pain, soreness, and a sense of fullness at the injection site. Bruising and mild bleeding from needle trauma may also occur. Pain and soreness post injection are self-limited and typically last 24-72 hours but may last longer.

How much does prolozone therapy cost?

The cost of prolozone therapy depends on the unique blend developed for you and your condition. Prolozone therapy typically ranges from $100-$200 per injection, and the frequency with which it is needed typically tapers off over time.

Is Prolozone therapy covered by insurance?

Does my insurance cover prolozone therapy? Most health insurance policies do not currently cover prolozone injections. Our patient advocate will discuss payment options with you before any treatment.

How are prolotherapy, prolozone, and PRP therapies different?

How Prolotherapy, Prolozone, & PRP Therapies Are Different. Prolozone Therapy: Injection of oxygen, vitamins, and minerals into painful areas to stimulate the body’s healing response. This treatment is similar to prolotherapy, but is less painful and fewer areas on the body are injected. A Prolozone injection contains ozone and nutrients,…

What kind of anesthetic do you use for prolozone?

Prolozone uses an anesthetic called procaine and a mixture of B vitamins (multi B vitamin, B12, folic acid), a homeopathic solution (Traumeel), dextrose (sugar water), and sodium bicarbonate.

What kind of anesthetic is used for prolotherapy?

Prolotherapy uses a mixture of dextrose (sugar solution) and an anesthetic called lidocaine, along with a small amount of B12 vitamin to promote healing. Prolozone uses an anesthetic called procaine and a mixture of B vitamins (multi B vitamin, B12, folic acid), a homeopathic solution (Traumeel), dextrose (sugar water), and sodium bicarbonate.

How often do you have to go to prolozone treatment?

Initially, Prolotherapy treatments are performed 2-4 weeks apart and prolozone treatments are performed 1-2 weeks apart. As the patient’s condition improves, the time between treatments increases. The number of visits needed varies for both treatments based on each individual condition.

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