Ozone Therapy

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Learn more about ozone therapy, how ozone therapy is beneficial to your health, it's uses, what it helps treat, and more.

Prolozone is a form of non-surgical ligament reconstruction that is known to have a lasting effect on chronic pains. Prolozone is a connective tissue injection therapy of collagen producing substances and ozone gas which can reconstruct damaged or weakened connective tissue in and around joints. These substances are injected into the damaged connective tissue in and around a joint to rebuild the damaged areas. Repairing the connective tissue is all that is needed to perpetually reverse chronic pain.

Prolozone Therapy is an injection technique similar to prolotherapy that uses ozone. The use of ozone causes the joint to heal much more quickly than in traditional prolotherapy. This is because ozone is a highly reactive molecule and when injected into a joint capsule, is able to stimulate the fibroblastic joint repairing abilities.

Prolozone Therapy

Prolozone is derived from the word ozone and the Latin word “proli” which means to regenerate or re-build. It literally means re-building tissues with ozone. It is important to understand what the word prolozoneactually means. “Prolo” is short for proliferation, because the treatment causes the proliferation (growth, formation) of new ligament tissue in areas where it has become weak. 

Ligaments are the structural “rubber bands” that hold bones to bones in joints – acting like the body’s shock absorbers. Ligaments can become weak or injured and may not heal back to their original strength or endurance. Ligaments will also not tighten on their own to their original length once injured. This is largely because the blood supply to ligaments is limited, therefore healing is slow and not always complete. To further complicate this, ligaments also have many nerve endings which will cause a person to feel pain at the areas where the ligaments are damaged or loose.