Anyone with a previously damaged ligament or tendon who still suffers from instability problems (rolled ankles, shoulder instability, SI joints that won’t stay in place, biceps tendonitis, elbow tendonitis, wrist sprain, or diastasis recti (abdomen muscle tear).
People who have been diagnosed with arthritis in a joint, bone-on-bone, runners/jumpers knee, chondromalacia patella, any other joint inflammation.
We cannot do prolo for patients in an area who have a joint replacement.
Please also note, that after the procedure you might be sore, but it is contraindicated to take any NSAIDs or COX2 inhibitors three days after your injection. These are anti-inflammatories that include advil, motrin, aleve, celebrex, turmeric, ginger, rosemary, green tea extract, boswellia. Tylenol might be safe after prolo. We also cannot do prolo in the same area as cortisone within 2 months.
Typically a prolo injection is given every three weeks until you’ve reached your treatment plan sessions.
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