Knee-replacement

What happens when you are waiting for a knee replacement?

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Doctors in Spain examined what factors influenced a patient having a successful knee replacement surgery, and what influences prevents patients from having successful knee replacement surgery. In their study appearing in the Journal of evaluation in clinical practice, they write: There is conflicting evidence about what factors influence outcomes after total knee replacement. The objective […]

Platelet rich plasma injections for meniscus tears

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Patients will contact Prolotherapists’ offices  with questions about their meniscus injury and ask what type of  recommendations are available for treatment. The patient may already have an MRI showing a meniscus tear, a recommendation for arthroscopic meniscus surgery, or a history of physical therapy and other conservative care treatments including anti-inflammatories and/or a recommendation from a surgeon that […]

Minimally invasive spinal surgery

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In this article surgeons discuss pros and cons of  minimally invasive spinal surgery versus traditional open surgery. The article concludes with a discussion of non-surgical regenerative medicine procedures versus surgery. Researchers at New York University Langone Medical Center warn about the growth and popularity of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) procedures. They say that the procedures are […]