Monthly Archives: May 2017

TOBI Faculty for 2017

Abstract: Over the years, TOBI has become best known for world-renowned faculty. TOBI annual events bring together field experts publishing the research in orthopedic biologics and regenerative medicine. This event has enjoyed consistent annual growth, as global thought-leaders return for … Continue reading

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Effect of High-Volume Injection, Platelet-Rich Plasma, and Sham Treatment in Chronic Midportion Achilles Tendinopathy: A Randomized Double-Blinded Prospective Study

Abstract: Background: Injection therapies are often considered alongside exercise for chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy (AT), although evidence of their efficacy is sparse. Purpose: To determine whether eccentric training in combination with high-volume injection (HVI) or platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections improves … Continue reading

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Prolotherapy: An effective therapy for Tietze syndrome

Abstract: Purpose: To compare the short-term effect of prolotherapy and conservative terapy for the Tietze synrome. Patients And Methods: From 2013 to 2014, twenty-one patients underwent prolotherapy (group 1) and thirteen underwent conservative therapy with analgesics (group 2). A visual … Continue reading

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Houston researchers use stem cells to treat traumatic brain injuries

Abstract: A Houston research team has uncovered a possible treatment for severe brain injuries that could dramatically improve the outlook for tens of thousands of trauma patients – from those injured on Houston highways, to soldiers wounded on faraway battlefields. … Continue reading

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Effect of Intraarticular injection of ozone on inflammatory cytokines in knee osteoarthritis

Abstract: Introduction: Knee Osteoarthrosis is one of the most debilitating diseases. Prolotherapy includes intraarticular injection of various drugs to decrease inflammation. Injection of Intradiscal O2-O3 has reduced pain and disability of patients with low back pain due to prolapsed lumbar … Continue reading

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Functional outcomes of platelet rich plasma injections in plantar fascitis

Abstract: Background: The study was conducted to analyse the clinical outcomes following a single injection of platelet rich plasma, produced using autologous blood by standard double centrifugation technique in patients with plantar fasciitis who have not had relief using conservative … Continue reading

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Prolotherapy for Osteoarthritis and Tendinopathy: a Descriptive Review

Abstract: Purpose of Review: Osteoarthritis and overuse tendinopathy are common chronic conditions of high societal and patient burden. The precise etiology of pain and disability in both conditions is multifactorial and not well understood. Patients are often refractory to conservative … Continue reading

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Autologous platelet-rich plasma versus corticosteroid in the management of elbow epicondylitis: A randomized study

Abstract: Introduction: Elbow epicondylar tendinitis is a common problem for patients whose activities require strong gripping or repetitive wrist movements in the day-to-day activities of life. Histologic specimens from chronic cases confirm that tendinitis is not an acute inflammatory condition … Continue reading

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Short-term clinical results of intra-articular PRP injections for early osteoarthritis of the knee

Abstract: Purpose: To assess the short-term results of repeated intra-articular platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections into the knee in patients with early osteoarthritis (OA) and to determine a better treatment protocol. Methods: This is a retrospective study in 191 knees … Continue reading

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Platelet-rich plasma versus dry needling of myofascial meridian trigger points in the treatment of plantar fasciitis

Abstract: Background: Plantar fasciitis (PF) is the most common cause of heel pain, which results from repetitive trauma with degenerative changes in the plantar tissue. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and dry needling showed promising results as regards pain resolution and healing … Continue reading

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