Mandatory instructions after prolotherapy


The benefit is not instant but gradual. It becomes noticeable after 6-8 weeks, increasing up to 12 weeks. Patients with improvements immediately after therapy are also observed.

Pain and stiffness are expected for about 2 to 3 days. Rest is not necessary, normal activities should continue. 

Complications are very rare as the injection is not placed in the spinal canal or near the spinal nerves. Infection occurs in approximately 1 in 17,000 injections, which is the main complication that can occur.

Obligatory procedures after Prolotherapy prescribed by the European Prolotherapy Association.

СлеAfter treatment with prolotherapy, you may experience pain, swelling, or numbness in the injection sites.

We offer the following mandatory actions:

1) Please take – Paracetamol (a painkiller) 2 tablets a day for 3 days.

​2) Hot or warm compresses on the treated areas for 20 minutes 2 times a day.

​3) Avoid applying ice to treated areas.

​4) Please avoid taking any anti-inflammatory medication, including Aspirin.

​5) Drink plenty of fluids and consume protein and a primarily vegetable diet.

​​In case of emergency, contact your prolotherapist!