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.
By Rodney S. Van Pelt, MD Injuries to the ankle are the most common orthopedic injuries in sports, especially volleyball, basketball, football, and jogging. So we see many patients with ankle pain/sprain. In this article, we will look at the treatment of ankle and foot injury with Prolotherapy. A doctor’s guide to Prolotherapy treatment of the […]
This is continuation of the article: Prolotherapy patient information, also see Prolotherapy Injections Most of the joints in the body are synovial joints, or freely movable joints. These joints function as a result of the unique properties of the articular cartilage that covers and protects the ends of the bones. If the cartilage is damaged or […]
In research surrounding Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, doctors in Italy evaluated the effectiveness of intra-articular platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in patients with hip osteoarthritis. This was a comparison study of PRP and Hyaluronic Acid . A total of 111 patients were randomly assigned to 3 different study groups and each received 3 weekly injections of either PRP (44 patients), […]