Non Surgical Treatment Options for Knee Osteoarthritis

Today’s blog is a high-level, but significant overview, of what are the significant, non-surgical treatment options available for knee osteoarthritis. So, knee osteoarthritis is without a doubt one of the most common things that I see every single day in the...

Knee Arthritis- PRP vs Hyaluronic acid treatment

Knee Arthritis- PRP vs Hyaluronic acid treatment There’s another study that came out looking at platelet-rich plasma versus hyaluronic acid injections for knee osteoarthritis. There’s a number of these studies that are out there now, and in general they...

Mixed results of PRP compared to Hyaluronic acid treatments

The last few years a number of studies have shown that PRP is better than Hyaluronic acid for osteoarthritis of the knee.  Recent studies comparing PRP and hyaluronic acid injection treatments showed somewhat different results.  One study showed that PRP was superior...

What can we do for moderately severe knee osteoarthritis

The way medicine views treatment of knee osteoarthritis is slowly changing. Many people with this problem find themselves at a difficult crossroads. Recurrent steroid injections may offer mild relief but may not be safe long term. Traditional surgical options such as...

Hip arthritis in young man treated with PRP and Hyaluronic acid

I recently saw a man in his 30s who has thinning of the cartilage in his hip joints.  He recently had arthroscopic surgery for femoral acetabular impingement in his hips, with limited benefit.  In fact, a few months after surgery he still had persistent pain, could no...