Knee Osteoarthritis | Research on cortisone, hyaluronic acid, stem cell therapy, PRP, and Prolotherapy

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Research makes direct comparisons of Hyaluronic Acid Injections to alternatives which include stem cell therapy, PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy, and Prolotherapy. On study claims Hyaluronic Acid Injections may cause accelerated knee degeneration. A paper from doctors at the Rostock Medical University in Germany sums up the efforts of doctors offering traditional medical care and concerns about hyaluronic acid injections: […]

Metabolic syndrome and osteoarthritis

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Metabolic Syndrome is a precursor to diabetes, heart disease, and it could make healing more challenging. Metabolic Syndrome is categorized by a group of medical conditions that have in common increased levels of insulin production. This is primarily due to excessive carbohydrate intake and overeating. Some of the conditions associated with Metabolic Syndrome include: High blood pressure, […]

Stem cells and degenerative arthritis

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This articles presents research on stem cell treatments to help problems of knee osteoarthritis. In this research doctors from leading medical universities and research centers discuss the various types of stem cells. POINT: General comments on comparisons between adipose, bone marrow, and other sources of stem cells in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Recent research […]

Prolotherapy for knee osteoarthritis | Recent research

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This article highlights: Prolotherapy research shows significant improvement in selected patients with knee osteoarthritis. Treating the whole knee as opposed to selective parts of the knee is more effective. Research on the benefits of Prolotherapy for knee osteoarthritis In the latest research from June 2017, doctors publishing in the British Medical Bulletin reviewed  and evaluated Prolotherapy […]