Comparative Effect Of Dextrose Prolotherapy And Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy In Primary Osteoarthritis Knee

Comparative Effect Of Dextrose Prolotherapy And Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy In Primary Osteoarthritis Knee

Introduction

Primary Osteoarthritis knee most common degenerative condition in old age group. Osteoarthritis knee produce greater impact on physical activity and quality of life. Objective & Aim: Evaluate and Compare the effect of Dextrose prolotherapy and Platelet rich plasma therapy on Functional & Clinical outcome.

Introduction

Primary Osteoarthritis knee most common degenerative condition in old age group. Osteoarthritis knee produce greater impact on physical activity and quality of life. Objective & Aim: Evaluate and Compare the effect of Dextrose prolotherapy and Platelet rich plasma therapy on Functional & Clinical outcome.

Methodology

Open label comparative study was performed, were Age and sex matched, subjects with primary OA knee were enrolled in this study. Assessment & outcome of Pain and physical performance by VAS & LKI score.

Results

A total of 72 subjects were enrolled. Mean age in Dextrose and PRP Groups were 49.94±8.28, 50.17±8.57 respectively. There was a significant improvement over time in VAS & LKI score in both groups at the end of study period.

Conclusion

Result of present study suggested PRP therapy is more effective in reduction in Pain & improvement in physical activity as compared to dextrose prolotharapy

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