Recommended Resources

Recommended Resources


Training Courses (for physicians)


Online Articles

  • - Short summaries of various topics are available. These are very useful for introduction to general concepts. These opinion papers do not cite research heavily but are very readable and useful for introductions to a variety of pain conditions.


Printed Articles

  • "Prolotherapy for Musculoskeletal Pain" by D. Alderman in Practical Pain Management  (Jan-Feb, 2007):10-15  (online abstract)

  • "Prolotherapy for Knee Pain" by D. Alderman in Practical Pain Management (July, 2007): 70-79   (online abstract)

  • "Prolotherapy for Lower Back Pain" by D. Alderman in Pain Practical Pain Management  (May, 2007):58-63   (online abstract)

  • "Unresolved Neck Pain" by R. Hauser M. Hauser in Practical Pain Management  (Oct, 2007):56-69  (online abstract)

  • "Chronic TMJ Dysfunction" by R. Hauser, M. Hauser, and K. Blakemore in Practical Pain Management  (Nov-Dec, 2007):49-55  (online abstract)



The chapter titled "Prolotherapy: Basic Science, Clinical Studies, and Technique" was written by Dr. Reeves.
This chapter may be viewed on Dr. Reeves' website by clicking here.


  • "The Sports Medicine Resource Manual" edited by P. Seidenberg and A. Beutler.

The book is available in hardcover from Saunders Publishing.

Chapter 50, titled "Evidence-Based Regenerative Injection Therapy (Prolotherapy) in Sports Medicine," is available in PDF format here.  It was written by Dr. K. Dean Reeves, Dr. Bradley D. Fullerton, and Dr. Gaston Topol.


  •  "Principles of Prolotherapy" by Dr. Ravin, Dr. Cantieri, and Dr. Pasquarello.

This book is available online at

A brochure in PDF format is also available.


  •  "Pain Management" edited by S. Waldman.

This 2-volume set is available in hardcover from Saunders Publishing.

The chapter titled "Prolotherapy: Regenerative Injection Therapy" was written by Dr. Reeves and is available in Microsoft Word format here.*

* [Note: this document has the pictures removed, which are a bit too graphic for me to put on this site for the general public (with children who may click unawares). Physicians, please email me if you would like an illustrated PDF version of the chapter, and I will gladly send it to you.]


Available as an eBook and in paperback.

K. Dean Reeves, M.D. is a physician and medical researcher in the area of pain caused by arthritis, chronic sprains and chronic strains. His private practice is located in the greater Kansas City area of Roeland Park, Kansas.  He collaborates in research with other locations across the country and internationally, and is licensed in the states of Kansas and Missouri.

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No part of this site should be understood to be personal medical advice or instruction in how to perform injection therapy. A decision on treatment requires a good history and full examination and a knowledge of your treatment goals. Treatment decisions should be made in consultation with your personal healthcare professional and/or prolotherapist.