Leandro Ariel Podesta

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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)
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