prolotherapy

noun
pro·​lo·​ther·​a·​py | \ ˌprō-lō-ˈther-ə-pē How to pronounce prolotherapy (audio) \

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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