Prolotherapy in Ireland: July 2024 average price

The average July 2024 cost of Prolotherapy in Ireland is 720 €

The July 2024 Price range is 600-840 €


Ireland - Prolotherapy: Cost breakdown

Doctor

40 %

Medical Team

15 %

Laboratory

10 %

Equipment

25 %

Assistant

10 %

Clinic Average/As of Price
Hermitage Clinic ( Old Lucan Road, 20, Dublin 20) from 600€
Beacon Hospital ( Sandyford, D18 AK68, Dublin 18) from 600€
Blackrock Clinic ( Rock Road, Blackrock, A94E4X7, Co. Dublin) from 600€

What is Prolotherapy in Ireland

Prolotherapy is a nonsurgical treatment aimed at stimulating the body's natural healing processes to repair injured or weakened connective tissues, such as ligaments, tendons, and cartilage. This therapy is often used to address musculoskeletal pain and promote tissue regeneration in areas of chronic injury or degeneration.

During a prolotherapy session, a solution typically containing a local anesthetic (such as lidocaine) and an irritant agent (such as dextrose or other substances) is injected directly into the affected area, where the ligaments or tendons have become weakened or damaged. The injection is administered using a fine needle, guided by palpation or imaging techniques such as ultrasound.

The irritant solution triggers a controlled inflammatory response in the targeted tissues, stimulating the body's natural healing mechanisms. This inflammatory response attracts immune cells, growth factors, and other healing substances to the site of injury, promoting tissue repair and regeneration. Over time, the injected solution is absorbed by the body, leaving behind newly strengthened and repaired connective tissues.

Prolotherapy is commonly used to treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, including:

1. Chronic joint pain (such as knee pain, shoulder pain, or hip pain)
2. Ligament laxity or instability (such as in the knee, ankle, or wrist)
3. Tendon injuries or tendinopathies (such as tennis elbow or Achilles tendonitis)
4. Osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease
5. Back pain, particularly related to spinal ligament laxity or dysfunction

While prolotherapy has been used for decades and is considered safe when performed by a trained and experienced healthcare provider, its efficacy remains somewhat controversial, and clinical evidence supporting its use varies. Some studies suggest that prolotherapy may provide pain relief and improve function in certain musculoskeletal conditions, while others have found limited or inconclusive evidence of its effectiveness.

Prolotherapy in Ireland

Ireland covers all types of treatments though with a small healthcare system concentrated in large clinics and hospitals. Bariatric surgery like gastric balloon or plastic surgery are the main treatments sought in Ireland.

Dublin 20, Ireland

Prolotherapy Price: from 600 €
Dublin 18, Ireland

Prolotherapy Price: from 600 €
Co. Dublin, Ireland

Prolotherapy Price: from 600 €