Doctors in Australia have just publish their case studies on Stem Cells and PRP and Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis. Writing in the Journal of Pain Research, the doctors acknowledge that Knee osteoarthritis is associated with persistent joint pain, stiffness, joint deformities, ligament damage, and surrounding muscle atrophy. The complexity of the disease makes treatment difficult. There […]
Summary of new research on Prolotherapy for Grade IV Knee Osteoarthritis: Topol GA, Podesta LA, Reeves KD, Giraldo MM, Johnson LL, Grasso R, Jamín A, Clark T, Rabago D. Chondrogenic Effect of Intra-articular Hypertonic-Dextrose (Prolotherapy) in Severe Knee Osteoarthritis. PM R. 2016 Nov;8(11):1072-1082. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2016.03.008. Simple abstract and summary: Full abstract retrieved here PubMed PMID: 27058744. Dextrose injection […]
Doctors need to understand the variable factors of successful and non-successful Stem Cell Therapy Researchers in India publishing in the Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma say that the versatility of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) as a treatment for osteoarthritis, while through many studies has been shown to significantly alleviate the pain experienced by osteoarthritic patients, its effectiveness has varying […]
Kristin S. Oliver, MD, Matthew Bayes, MD, David Crane, MD, Chakrapani Pathikonda ABSTRACT Background: Knee osteoarthritis is an increasing health concern in the adult population. Nonsurgical treatment options for pain reduction and function improvement are limited in number and provide only short-term relief. The potential of regenerative therapies to go beyond temporary symptom reduction and […]
Scott R. Greenberg, MD Does a hip replacement make a patient with existing health conditions feel better? Research says NO Researchers in the Journal of Clinical Nursing have offered an opinion that patients with cardiovascular problems do not feel that their quality of life changed regardless of the success of the procedure.