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Feb 13, 2024

Tenex versus PRP for Tennis Elbow: Which minimally invasive treatment is superior ?

A recent study showed that the Tenex procedure was successful in 87.7% of the patients with tennis elbow and PRP effective in 84.6% of patients. In patients with tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) that have not

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Feb 12, 2024

Is Tenex effective for Tennis elbow? What is the role of rehabilitation?

A tenotomy under ultrasound guidance using the Tenex device has been shown to be a viable and effective procedure for patients with tennis elbow regardless of the severity of the tendon pathology. This study found that

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Dec 26, 2023

Clinical Effectiveness of Single Versus Multiple Injections of Platelet-Rich Plasma in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: What does the data tell us?

The number and frequency of PRP injections for optimal benefit has been debated, and many clinics who perform PRP or cellular injections sell 'packages' of injections. However, when considering the body of evidence are

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Dec 19, 2023

Journal Watch: What is the Evidence for PRP for Treating Frozen Shoulder?

Adhesive capsulitis, or a frozen shoulder, is often treated conservatively. In most cases, patients are often only offered corticosteroid injections, but steroid injections often only provide short-term pain relief. In

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Dec 17, 2023

Journal Watch: Ultrasound Guided Viscosupplementation Injections Delay Total Knee Replacement Surgery Compared to Traditional Injections

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is common, and nonsurgical options are limited. Viscosupplementation have been associated with delaying total knee replacement surgery, but for viscosupplementation injections to be effective

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Dec 03, 2023

Journal Watch: Is Prolotherapy Effective for Lateral Epicondylitis?

Lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow, is a common cause of elbow pain. Various surgical treatments have also been described, including prolotherapy injections. In a study comparing low-dose to high-dose dextrose

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Dec 02, 2023

Journal Watch: Hydrodilatation in Adhesive Capsulitis: Is there a Role for Corticosteroids?

Adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, or a frozen shoulder, is characterized by pain and progressive loss of motion. Hydrodilatation is an office base procedure that mechanically enlarging the joint space, and offers

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Nov 29, 2023

Osteopathic manipulative treatment of back pain and related symptoms during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial

Lower back pain is very common during pregnancy. Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine treatment (OMT) is a comprehensive form of hands-on manual treatment that has a long history of success in treating musculoskeletal pain.

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Sep 05, 2023

How do you fix De Quervain's tenosynovitis without Traditional Surgery?

DeQuervain tendinopathy often is self-limiting and resolves with conservative management. Corticosteroid injection often can provide complete relief with one or two injections, but if symptoms fail to improve or recur

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