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September 06, 2013
Loyola offers Prolotherapy for slow-to-heal joint injuries
Prolotherapy, which helps ease pain in joint injuries, is now offered at Loyola University Health System. Dr. Sebastian Klisiewicz, who specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Loyola, talks about how well prolotherapy works. This treatment is optimal for injuries involving the rotator cuff, shoulder dislocations, shoulder dislocations tennis elbow, wrist sprains, knee arthritis, back sprains and ankle sprains. Prolotherapy delivers a mixture of water and dextrose (sugar) to a painful joints. It provokes a small inflammatory response, which triggers a healing response.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (708) 216-6705.