Prolotherapy and RIT
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What is prolotherapy?

Prolotherapy is a medical procedure to treat musculoskeletal pain or joint pain.

什麼是保絡治療?
保絡治療 (Prolotherapy) 是一種治療肌骼痛或關節痛的方法。


How does prolotherapy works?

The basic mechanism of Prolotherapy is simple. By injecting a proliferant solution into the injured areas, the body’s own healing system would be activated to complete the healing process.

保絡治療怎樣發揮作用?
保絡治療的基本原理很簡單,肌骼科醫生將可促進產生再生物質的溶液注入身體受損的部位,啟動了人體的自我修復系統來進行傷口修補和復合。


I have heard of steroid injections. Is prolotherapy the same thing?

Prolotherapy and steroid injections are TOTALLY DIFFERENT.

我曾聽說過類固醇注射,是否就是保絡治療?
保絡治療與類固醇注射截然不同


How long does the procedure take?

How long does the procedure take?

治療過程需要多久?
治療過程需要多久?


May I go to work after prolotherapy? Or may I continue with my sports after prolotherapy?

Most patients could return to their work one or two days after the treatment session.

保絡治療後可否工作?可否繼續所從事的運動?
大多數患者注射後1-2天便可重返工作,但是如果所從事的工作會令患關節或疼痛部位負重或承受應力,則恢復工作的時間應個別考慮。


What are the expected results?

What are the expected results?

預期效果如何?
預期效果如何?


How many treatments are necessary for satisfactory pain relief and how often?

The number of treatment sessions varies with each patient.

必須治療多少次才可取得滿意的疼痛緩解以及多久注射一次?
每位患者治療次數不盡相同。很多患者只經一次注射疼痛便部分緩解或完全無痛。


Is prolotherapy safe? What are the side effects?

Prolotherapy is an extremely safe procedure.There is, of course, at least a slight risk involved as in any other medical procedure

保絡治療是否安全?有何副作用?
保絡治療非常安全。當然與所有其他操作性治療同樣,至少會有輕微的操作風險。


What body areas can be treated with prolotherapy?

Prolotherapy can strengthen ligaments and enthesis (the region where the ligament attached to the bone).

身體哪些部位可進行保絡治療?
保絡治療可以強化韌帶、肌腱和它們的附著端(韌帶和肌腱在骨骼上的附著點),也可以強化關節膜和刺激關節裡面的軟骨再生。


Where can we find a trustworthy doctor to do prolotherapy for me?

HKIMM (The Hong Kong Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine) website has a list of musculoskeletal physicians who can administer prolotherapy.

在哪裡可以找到可信賴的保絡治療醫生?
香港肌骼研究中心 (HKIMM) 的網頁內附有保絡治療的肌骼科醫生名冊。這些醫生均經過足够的訓練並已取得保絡治療的資格。


Who is going to fail / progress slowly after prolotherpay or need more than 4 prolotherpay sessions to heal?

Studies showed that the following 4 categories of patients are more likely have poor results / slow progress from prolotherapy.

哪些人會治療無效/進展緩慢或需4次以上治療方可治癒?
研究證明下列四種患者較多出現治療效果不理想或效果進展緩慢


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Event Calendar

April 2017 Grand Round


HKIMM Annual Scientific Meeting 2017

HKIMM Annual Scientific Meeting 2017
An Update on Musculoskeletal Medicine Skills
7 – 9 July 2017
Hong Kong

HKIMM MSKUS Workshop 2017

Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound & Injection Technique Workshop
18 – 20 August 2017
The Salisbury – YMCA of Hong Kong
Hong Kong


Courses of Practical Musculoskeletal Medicine

Advanced Certificate of Musculoskeletal Medicine