reconstructive therapy


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reconstructive therapy

Alternative medicine
In alternative healthcare, the injection of natural substances (dextrose, glycerine and phenol) to stimulate the growth of connective tissue in order to strengthen weak or damaged tendons or ligaments. Reconstructive therapy is said to be beneficial in treating various musculoskeletal disorders, including bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative joint disease, migraines, tennis elbow, and torn ligaments and cartilage.

Mainstream medicine
Reconstructive surgery, see there.
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Effectiveness of reconstructive therapy depends upon the rate at which one can heal oneself and that, in turn, depends on one's metabolism.