prolotherapy


prolotherapy
pro·lo·ther·a·py .prō-lō-'ther-ə-pē n 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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