A New Treatment Option in Osteoarthritis: Prolotherapy Injections
- *Corresponding Author:
- Safak Ekinci
MD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Agri Military Hospital, Agri, Turkey
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Received date: April 06, 2016; Accepted date: April 29, 2016; Published date: May 10, 2016
Citation: Ekinci S, Tatar O, Akpancar S, Turgut H, Seven MM (2016) A New Treatment Option in Osteoarthritis: Prolotherapy Injections. J Arthritis 5:197. doi:10.4172/2167-7921.1000197
Copyright: © 2016 Ekinci S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Osteoarthritis is the most common degenerative disorder, and one of the major causes of physical disability in adults. Unfortunately many people experience arthroplasty or other major surgeries, in spite of improvements of the conservative options. There is a need for efficient treatment methods in this group of patients. Prolotherapy is one of the simple and safe injection-based complementary method and it’s efficiency was proved in the musculoskeletal problems. The aim of this article is to present current perspectives of prolotherapy in osteoarthritis.