Prolotherapy (aka proliferative therapy) is a non-surgical ligament and tendon reconstruction and regenerative joint injection. It is a recognized orthopaedic procedure used to stimulate the body's innate ability to strengthen and repair injured and painful joints and connective tissue. Prolotherapy uses a dextrose solution which causes stretched injured ligaments to proliferate or lay down new fibres. This stabilizes the joint, which resolves the pain and enables recovery. Joint pain and arthritis develop when an unstable joint tries to prevent abnormal movement, prolotherapy strengthens connective tissues so the joint can function properly. Beverly typically combines ozone with prolotherapy for maximum effect..