Prolotherapy in patients with sacroiliac joint instability

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What are we covering? An April 2018 study from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Northern California Health Care System finds Prolotherapy effective in cases of sacroiliac joint instability. Doctors from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Northern California Health Care System, examined the role of Prolotherapy injections in helping patients with sacroiliac joint instability. Publishing in the journal Complementary therapies […]

Prolotherapy to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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Do you need an ACL to play recreational sports? Ross Hauser, MD A paper published in December 2017 by Turkish physicians in the journal Acta orthopaedica et traumatologica turcica weighed in on the ACL surgery or not debate. “Whether surgical or conservative treatment is more effective in allowing patients to return to physical activity after […]

Platelet rich plasma and stem cell injections in the treatment of complete rotator cuff tears

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In this article we will present the latest research for and against surgical procedures and the use of biomaterials including platelet rich plasma and stem cell injections in the treatment of complete rotator cuff tears. The introduction to this article comes from a Chinese study appearing in the scientific publication: Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces. “Tearing of […]

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 […]