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OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of simple dextrose prolotherapy in elite kicking-sport athletes with chronic groin pain from osteitis pubis and/or adductor tendinopathy. DESIGN Consecutive case series. SETTING Orthopedic and trauma institute in Argentina. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-two rugby and 2 soccer players with chronic groin pain that prevented(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the potential of dextrose injection versus lidocaine injection versus supervised usual care to reduce sport alteration and sport-related symptoms in adolescent athletes with Osgood-Schlatter disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS Girls aged 9 to 15 and boys aged 10 to 17 were randomly assigned to either therapist-supervised usual care or(More)
BACKGROUND Dextrose injection is reported to improve knee osteoarthritis (KOA)-related clinical outcomes, but its effect on articular cartilage is unknown. A chondrogenic effect of dextrose injection has been proposed. OBJECTIVE To assess biological and clinical effects of intra-articular hypertonic dextrose injections (prolotherapy) in painful KOA. (More)
OBJECTIVE To obtain multisport and long-term outcome data from the use of regenerative injection therapy on career-threatened athletes. DESIGN Consecutive enrollment of elite performance-limited athletes with chronic groin/abdominal pain who failed a conservative treatment trial. The treatment consisted of monthly injections of 12.5% dextrose in 0.5%(More)
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