Sugar-Water Injections Relieve Knee Pain More Than Exercise

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More research on the benefit of Prolotherapy from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and published in the Annals of Family Medicine. Injections with a form of sugar known as dextrose provide significant pain relief and improved knee-related quality of life compared to exercise among people who suffer from knee osteoarthritis. […]

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. […]

Knee Cap Pain

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Ross Hauser, MD When there is a problem with this part of the knee it manifests as pain in the front of the knee after strong exertion (running, walking, or stair climbing.) This may be due to erosion of the cartilage on the under side of the patella, poor tracking of the patella in its […]

Clinical Outcome of Bone Marrow Concentrate in Knee Osteoarthritis

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 […]

Prolotherapy Research Hand and Finger Pain

A Retrospective Observational Study on Hackett-Hemwall Dextrose Prolotherapy for Unresolved Hand and Finger Pain at an Outpatient Charity Clinic in Rural Illinois Ross A. Hauser, MD,¬†Nicole M. Baird, CHFP, Joseph J. Cukla, LPN   Citation: Hauser RA, Baird NM, Cukla JJ, A Retrospective Observational Study on Hackett-Hemwall Dextrose Prolotherapy for Unresolved Hand and Finger Pain […]