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Knee replacement or prolotherapy -- when do you choose one over the other?
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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Consult orthopaedics
Prolotherapy is considered in the category of "complementary and alternative medicine"- with little scientific evidence to support its use.
If your knee arthritis is severe and your pain has failed to respond to appropriate and thorough non-operative care, then knee replacement surgery can be considered. Talk to your orthopaedic surgeon about all your options for treatment.

In brief: Consult orthopaedics
Prolotherapy is considered in the category of "complementary and alternative medicine"- with little scientific evidence to support its use.
If your knee arthritis is severe and your pain has failed to respond to appropriate and thorough non-operative care, then knee replacement surgery can be considered. Talk to your orthopaedic surgeon about all your options for treatment.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Knee
Depends on cause. Best to consult orthopedic specialist.

In brief: Knee
Depends on cause. Best to consult orthopedic specialist.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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