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The effect of Hypertonic Dextrose injection on the control of pain associated with knee osteoarthritis

Abstract Introduction: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of dextrose injection on controlling pain associated with knee osteoarthritis. Methods: To achieve the research objectives, available sampling was done using 80 patients with knee osteoarthritis referring to … 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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Proliferative injection therapy for osteoarthritis: a systematic review

Abstract: Purpose: To systematically analyse randomised controlled trials (RCTs) about efficacy and safety of proliferative injection therapy (prolotherapy) for treatment of osteoarthritis (OA). Methods: CENTRAL, Embase and MEDLINE were searched. Two reviewers independently conducted screening and data extraction. RCTs were … Continue reading

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Prolotherapy Injections for Diastasis Recti: A Case Report

Abstract: This case report detailed the history and treatment of a female postpartum patient with diastasis recti. Treatment for this patient included the use of prolotherapy, an injection-based therapy using dextrose as the active compound. The solution used during the … Continue reading

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Prolotherapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Descriptive Review

Abstract Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a common chronic disease of high patient and societal impact. The etiology is multifactorial; pain sources include both intra- and extra-articular tissues. A number of alternative therapies have been assessed for KOA. Patients are often … Continue reading

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Long-term effect of Prolotherapy on symptomatic rotator cuff tendinopathy

Abstract Introduction: The objective of this study was to assess a long-term clinical effect of Prolotherapy on chronic symptomatic rotator cuff tendinopathy. Methods: We conducted a retrospective, uncontrolled study in the outpatient setting with 12 months follow-up. Adults diagnosed clinically … Continue reading

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