Knee Pain and the pes anserinus tendons

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Ross Hauser, MD A common cause of knee pain is not ligament injury. (We realize that this is shocking, since we have been explaining in past newsletters that ligaments are normally the cause of chronic pain.) The most common cause of chronic knee pain (see Prolotherapy research paper) is weakness in the pes anserinus tendons. […]

Arthroscopic meniscus surgery leads to knee replacement

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In this article we will examine research that suggests that arthroscopic knee surgery leads to knee replacement. Doctors in the Netherlands publish their findings in the medical journal Osteoarthritis Cartilage:  “In patients with knee osteoarthritis arthroscopic knee surgery with meniscectomy is associated with a three fold increase in the risk for future knee replacement surgery.”1 Research […]

Knee Osteoarthritis and Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy Injections

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Katherine L. Worsnick, MPAS, PA-C  | Caring Medical Regenerative Medicine Clinics, Fort Myers, Florida Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C | Caring Medical Regenerative Medicine Clinics, Oak Park, Illinois Ross Hauser, MD  | Caring Medical Regenerative Medicine Clinics, Fort Myers, Florida In this article, we are updating research and clinical observations in the use of Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy […]

Prolotherapy treatments for recurrent patellar instability and kneecap dislocation

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In this article, we will examine surgical and non-surgical options for the patient with recurrent patellar instability or kneecap dislocation. Kneecap dislocation occurs when there is an impact injury to the knee significant enough to dislodge the kneecap. When this injury occurs there can be damage or complete disintegration of the medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) and medial patellotibial ligament (MPTL). […]