Medical Dictionary

prolotherapy

noun pro·lo·ther·a·py \ˌprō-lō-ˈther-ə-pē\

Medical Definition of PROLOTHERAPY

:  an alternative therapy for treating musculoskeletal pain that involves injecting an irritant substance (as dextrose) into a ligament or tendon to promote the growth of new tissue

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July 04, 2015
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rigorous, strict, or severe
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