Effect of regenerative injection therapy on function and pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized crossover study.

@article{Dumais2012EffectOR,
  title={Effect of regenerative injection therapy on function and pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized crossover study.},
  author={Richard Dumais and Catherine Beno{\^i}t and Alexis Dumais and Lise Babin and Rachel Bordage and Claire de Arcos and Jacques Allard and Mathieu B{\'e}langer},
  journal={Pain medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={
          990-9
        }
}
  • Richard Dumais, Catherine Benoît, +5 authors Mathieu Bélanger
  • Published in Pain medicine 2012
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE We assessed the effectiveness of regenerative injection therapy (RIT) to relieve pain and restore function in patients with knee osteoarthritis. DESIGN Crossover study where participants were randomly assigned to receive exercise therapy for 32 weeks in combination with RIT on weeks 0, 4, 8, and 12 or RIT on weeks 20, 24, 28, and 32. PATIENTS Thirty-six patients with chronic knee osteoarthritis. INTERVENTIONS RIT, which is made up of injections of 1 cc of 15% dextrose 0.6… CONTINUE READING

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