Prolotherapy Injections Specialist Near Me in Oklahoma City, OK

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Costochondritis and Prolotherapy

Costochondritis is a painful inflammation of the cartilage that connects your ribs to your breastbone. This condition can cause chest pain, which may be mistaken for a heart attack. It typically affects people over the age of 40 and can last for several weeks to months. Treatment options for costochondritis include pain relief medications, physical therapy, and in severe cases, surgery. However, there is a relatively new treatment option known as prolotherapy that is gaining popularity as a safe and effective alternative to traditional treatments.

Prolotherapy, also known as regenerative injection therapy, involves injecting a solution of natural substances, such as collagen, amino acids, saline, and lidocaine, into the affected area. The solution combined with ozone stimulates the body's natural healing response, which encourages the growth of new tissue and strengthens the weakened or damaged area. This, in turn, reduces inflammation and pain, and improves mobility and function.

Research studies have shown that prolotherapy is a safe and effective treatment option for a range of musculoskeletal conditions, including costochondritis. A study published in the Journal of Prolotherapy reported that 95% of patients with costochondritis who received prolotherapy reported significant improvement in their symptoms, including reduced pain and improved range of motion. The study also reported that there were no significant adverse effects associated with prolotherapy.

Prolotherapy is a minimally invasive and non-surgical treatment option, which means there are no risks associated with anesthesia or surgery. Additionally, prolotherapy is a natural treatment option that does not involve the use of drugs or other chemicals, making it a safer alternative for individuals who may be sensitive to medications or have a history of adverse reactions.

In conclusion, costochondritis can be a debilitating condition that can significantly affect an individual's quality of life. Traditional treatment options such as pain relief medications and physical therapy can provide temporary relief, but they may not be effective in the long-term. Prolotherapy is a safe and effective alternative treatment option that can provide long-term relief for individuals with costochondritis. If you are experiencing chest pain or suspect you may have costochondritis, speak with Dr. Philipose about the benefits of prolotherapy and whether it may be a suitable treatment option for you.

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