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Volume:10 Issue:1 Number:22 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12942
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Dextrose Prolotherapy Improved Pain & Function in LE Patients Compared to HA at 12 Weeks

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OrthoEvidence. Dextrose Prolotherapy Improved Pain & Function in LE Patients Compared to HA at 12 Weeks. ACE Report. 2021;10(1):22. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12942

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Injection Therapy in Patients with Lateral Epicondylalgia: Hyaluronic Acid or Dextrose Prolotherapy? A Single-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial.

J Altern Complement Med . 2020 Dec;26(12):1169-1175

Contributing Authors: H Apaydin Z Bazancir Z Altay

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Thirty-two patients with chronic lateral epicondylalgia (LE) were randomized to receive an injection with single dose pf high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid (HA) or 3 doses of dextrose prolotherapy (DPT). The primary outcomes of interest included pain at rest, during movement, and at night on a Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), and physical function evaluated with the Quick-Disabilities of the Arm, S...

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