There is nothing hilarious about whacking your funny bone. In fact, the funny bone is not a bone. It is called that because of the funny – as in hard to describe – feeling you get when that part of the elbow is hit. What you are actually hitting is the ulnar nerve that runs from your neck to your hand. This nerve innervates muscles in the forearm and hand. The end of the nerve has two branches. The little finger and half the ring finger are innervated by these branches.
Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians is proud to be one of Atlanta’s leading providers of Prolotherapy to be used in the treatment of lumbar and cervical spine injuries and degenerative disorders. We are a spine and sports medicine practice that specializes in finding solutions to acute and chronic pain conditions with interventional spine treatments. Our dedicated team of double board certified Interventional Spine physicians and orthopedic specialists are committed to using the most minimally invasive treatments possible to help patients with acute and chronic pain find relief from their symptoms, improved function and a better overall quality of life.
Prolotherapy Treatments for Back Pain
Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians offers a variety of Prolotherapy treatments that can be used to treat chronic back pain that is caused by injury or aging. Prolotherapy is a cutting-edge treatment that involves injecting a solution of concentrated dextrose and local anesthetic into to the damaged tissues in the spine. The goal of Prolotherapy in the treatment of chronic back pain is to stimulate the body’s natural ability to repair damaged tissues and grow new, healthy and stronger tissues. There are minimal complications associated with this type of therapy that has shown great promise and effectiveness in the treatment of chronic back pain.
Our Interventional Spine Physician, Dr. Armin V. Oskouei, is a nationally recognized leader in the field of regenerative medicine. Dr. Oskouei has participated in many clinical trials evaluating the safety and effectiveness of Prolotherapy in the use of treating injuries and degenerative disorders of the spine. He has been actively using Prolotherapy in clinical practice for many years.
Am I a Candidate for Prolotherapy?
If you have chronic back pain due to aging or injury and have not responded to other treatments, you may be a good candidate for Prolotherapy. To find out if this advanced interventional treatment is right for you, please contact our Atlanta Prolotherapy Specialists at Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians today and schedule a consultation with one of our spine doctors. We look forward to helping you stay active and live your best life.