• North Suburban Orthopedics
  • 4025 Pearl Street
  • Malden, MA 02148

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New England Prolotherapy

Prolotherapy has the potential of being 100 percent effective at eliminating pain and sports injuries that are a result of ligament and/or tendon weakness.
Prolotherapy is a medical procedure that many chronic and acute pain patients, as well as athletes with sports injuries, are turning to because it is used as an alternative to surgery, arthroscopy, cortisone shots, non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, and/or chronic use of narcotic pain medications. 
Prolotherapy stimulates the body to repair the painful injured area(s) when the bodyís natural healing process is not able to do the job on its own.
In most cases, commonly prescribed anti-inflammatory medications and more drastic measures like surgery, joint replacements, cortisone shots, and other therapies may not help, and often hinder or even prevent the healing process.
The basic mechanism of Prolotherapy is simple. What most people are surprised to find out is that the body heals by inflammation. In other words, we need inflammation to heal our bodies. Prolotherapy works because it actually stimulates an inflammatory reaction in the body.

We inject Prolotherapy solutions into the affected ligaments, tendons, and/or joints, which leads to local inflammation in the injected area. The localized inflammation triggers a wound healing cascade, resulting in the deposition of new collagen, the material that ligaments and tendons are made of. New collagen shrinks as it matures.

The shrinking collagen tightens the ligament that was injected and makes it stronger.

Call Today! 781-665-9500
Call Dr. Albert Franchi
New England Prolotherapy
North Suburban Orthopedics
405 Pearl Street
Malden, MA 02148
(Just 15 minutes from Boston, MA)

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"I was treated with prolotherapy by Dr. Franchi and 95% of the pain was gone six weeks after the injections."
- Walter Reeves, Golf Professional

" Within four months I had 90% of my range of motion back, and my shoulder was pain-free."
- Patricia Desataul

PRP Injection Therapy
Along with Prolotherapy, we also provide PRP Injection Therapy to accelerate healing of tendon injuries and osteoarthritis naturally without subjecting the body to significant risk.

Our Insurance Policy
While we do not accept medical insurance for our prolotherapy procedures, we will assist you in pursuing reimbursement from your insurance company by providing you a copy of your medical records when you submit your paperwork. We request payment at the time of service and we accept personal checks and all major credit cards.

We are now providing PRP Injection Therapy. Call us to schedule an appointment.

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