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Prolozone vs prolotherapy vs hgh differences?
« on: March 22, 2015, 11:05:07 AM »
I am wondering what are the differences between these three, do all have the same benefits?

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Re: Prolozone vs prolotherapy vs hgh differences?
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2015, 12:42:26 AM »
As in, do they have similar effects? Any of them dangerous?

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Re: Prolozone vs prolotherapy vs hgh differences?
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2015, 09:36:44 AM »
What are you trying to achieve?

I have to say prolotherapy and prolozone sound like nonsense to me - injecting sugar water or using oxygen to regenerate damage tissue.  Really?!

HGH is a controlled pharmaceutical substance for treatment, not sure if it's even indicated for joint injections, might be off label.  You'd need to talk to the doctors using.  Certainly no one is doing so in the UK, except maybe within a highly controlled clinical trial.  It certainly has side effects if abused, it's a no no within sports as a performance enhancer

PRP, hyaluronic acid, stemcells and steroid are the substances used to try to help or heal joint damage.  I'd look at those first, assuming rest from sport etc and physio aren't helping

There's plenty of information out on the net, but avoid reading information from the clinics performing these procedures or the manufacturers.  Look for independent medical review.  Also on here there are posts from people who've tried these in the injections into the joint section
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Re: Prolozone vs prolotherapy vs hgh differences?
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2015, 10:38:13 AM »
One thing I am looking to get rid of the catching/crunching in my knee, it also locks (though infrequently) , whenever it locks or catches i feel a strange sensation in my quad retinaculums (especially on the medial side) on my left knee and there is a  small amount of pain whenever i touch the medial retinaculum
There seems to be no cartilage damage

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Re: Prolozone vs prolotherapy vs hgh differences?
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2015, 06:58:08 PM »
Some people think prolotherapy is better than PRP, see here http://www.longecity.org/forum/topic/74138-stem-cells-for-hurt-knees/page-2

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Re: Prolozone vs prolotherapy vs hgh differences?
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2015, 07:03:14 PM »
Actually i read through it, and only one poster  did