Podcast 55: Alternative Therapy For Pain Relief: Prolotherapy and Ozone Therapy

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If you suffer from knee pain, back pain, shoulder pain, wrist pain, ankle pain, or other pain, prolotherapy and ozone therapy may be a possible treatment option for you. Today’s guest is  Dr. Larisa Likver, MD, a physiatrist with a sub-specialty in pain management. She provides her patients with prolotherapy which is the non-surgical reconstruction of tendons and ligaments. 

Most of the time, pain comes not from the joint itself, but from the supportive structures of the joints. Prolotherapy can help patients relieve pain via regaining the supportive structures of the joint. The regeneration of the joint as a unit allows the joint to function in the proper trajectory again. 

If you have pain, prolotherapy’s comprehensive treatment of muscle attachments, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and blood can help regardless of age. Listen in to learn more from Dr. Likver about physiatry, the root cause of pain, the importance of having inflammation, and the effectiveness of prolotherapy and ozone therapy.

What’s in this episode?

0:00 The Essential Guide to Cannabis and CBD for Women’s Health

1:34 What’s in this Episode?

1:54 Prolotherapy

2:07 Therapedic Ozone therapy

2:49 Meet Dr. Likver

3:09 How Dr. Likver got into the field of prolotherapy?

4:49 Conditions that prolotherapy can treat

6:09 When to see a physiatrist

7:21 Physical Therapists

8:04 Orthopedic doctors

9:17 Chronic Pain

10:14 Pain management

11:49 Healing process

13:50 Inflammation

14:57 Regenerative treatment

15:56 Prolotherapy as it applies to pain

17:33 Where pain comes from in the joint

19:21 Prolotherapy as a comprehensive treatment

20:34 Classical prolotherapy with dextrose

21:05 Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)

2210 Growing prolotherapy field

23:10 Ozone therapy 

25:00 Homeopathic solution injections

2623 Ultrasound use 

What you will learn:

  • The difference between a physiatrist, physical therapist, and orthopedic doctor
  • What is prolotherapy?
  • What is Therapedic Ozone Therapy?
  • Conditions that prolotherapy can treat
  • Inflammation and the healing process

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