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.

Sciatica

Prolotherapy for Low Back Pain. (2007)
This article discusses the common sources of low back pain and sciatica such as sacroiliac joint injury which can cause pain referral, or piriformis syndrome, shows a ligament referral pattern diagram and addresses how and why these causes of sciatica may be helped by Prolotherapy.  

Prolotherapy Treatment of Low Back Pain and Sciatica. (1960)
This article written by surgeon Abraham Myers is based on his treatment of 267 cases of low back pain with and without sciatica. These were problem type cases which had not responded to conservative treatment.  The author compares his success rate to those of Dr. Hackett's (82 per cent success rate with a 19 year follow-up period)  with a shorter follow-up period (4 years).  The article also diagrams typical injection sites.