The information on this website is for educational purposes only. Do not act or rely upon the information on this website without seeking independent professional medical advice.  Prolotherapy is a medical technique. As with any medical technique, results will vary among individuals, and there is no guarantee that you will receive the same outcome as patient reports here. Prolotherapy injections may not work for you and as with all medical procedures there are risks involved. These risks should be discussed with a qualified health care professional prior to any treatment so that you have proper informed consent and understand that there are no guarantees to healing.

Low Back Pain (Lumbar Spine)


Platelet-Rich Plasma Prolotherapy for Low Back Pain Caused by Sacroiliac Joint Laxity. (2010)
Sacroiliac joint laxity and dysfunction is a common cause of low back pain.  In this interesting article, Platelet Rich Plasma Prolotherapy, along with other modalities, are discussed as used to resolve this type of low back pain.  

Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain: A 1 Year or Greater Follow-Up. (2010)
This article presents clinical outcomes in patients with chronic low back pain and concludes that Prolotherapy using a variety of proliferant solutions can be an effective treatment for low back pain when performed by a skilled practitioner.  
 
Dextrose Prolotherapy for Unresolved Low Back Pain. (2009)
In this retrospective study on the use of Hactkett-Hemwall dextrose Prolotherapy, patients who presented with over four years of unresolved low back pain were shown to improve their pain, stiffness, range of motion, and quality of life measures.

Prolotherapy for Pelvic Ligament Pain: A Case Report. (2009)
This study illustrates Patients with LBP may benefit from Prolotherapy to aid in reducing pelvic and lumbar instability in conjunction with manual therapy and exercise to improve dynamic pelvic stability. 

Prolotherapy for Low Back Pain. (2007)
This review article discusses the common sources of low back pain, why MRI's can be misleading in diagnosing this kind of pain, and how and why Prolotherapy works.

Injection Therapy for Enthesopathies Causing Axial Spine Pain and "The Failed Back Syndrome:" A Single Blinded, Randomized and Cross-Over Study. (2005)
This study showed that Prolotherapy can provide significant relief of low back pain as well as functional improvement even in "failed back syndrome".