This article discusses the common sources of low back pain and sciatica such as sacroiliac joint injury which can cause pain referral, or piriformis syndrome, shows a ligament referral pattern diagram and addresses how and why these causes of sciatica may be helped by Prolotherapy.
Prolotherapy Treatment of Low Back Pain and Sciatica. (1960)
This article written by surgeon Abraham Myers is based on his treatment of 267 cases of low back pain with and without sciatica. These were problem type cases which had not responded to conservative treatment. The author compares his success rate to those of Dr. Hackett’s (82 per cent success rate with a 19 year follow-up period) with a shorter follow-up period (4 years). The article also diagrams typical injection sites.