Patients are monitored in office for 20 to 30 minutes after the procedure in order to make sure there are no reactions to the medicine, the injection and can be released.
Make sure to keep the area clean and dry (no showering), and leave the bandage on for 12-24 hours.
Strenuous Activities should be avoided for a minimum of 2 days. After 2 days, move the body part treated though its full range of motion. There will be an accompanying soreness with movement, this is normal and expected.
Please wait 2 weeks before resuming medications that were stopped prior to Prolotherapy.
Tylenol or tramadol can be used for pain as needed but do not exceed 3,000 mg a day.
Smoking and alcoholic beverages should be avoided for a week, caffeine should be limited.
For any additional questions, please call the office.