Proliferationstherapie - rekonstruktive Ligament- und Sehnentherapie bei Gelenkinstabilitšt
Abstract: Prolotherapy is defined as a reconstructive ligament therapy in joint instability. The substances which are used, the injection technique, their side effects and the prognosis after injection will be pointed out. Ligaments are the main stabilizing structures of all joints. Their different structures, change-able function, capability of compensation and the causes of dysfunction are pointed out in this article. There seems to be the need for some Information concerning the definition of joint stability, joint hypermobility, joint instability and the phenomenon of ligamental dysbalance. With this synopsis the lack of information should be diminished in the german speaking countries.