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Treating with Stem Cell Therapy

Intervertebral Disc Repair by Allogeneic Mesenchymal Bone Marrow Cells: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Noriega DC, Ardura F, Hernández-Ramajo R, Martín-Ferrero MÁ, Sánchez-Lite I, Toribio B, Alberca M, García V, Moraleda JM, Sánchez A, García-Sancho J.
Transplantation. 2017 August; 101(8): p.1945-1951. DOI: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001484.

What is the clinical evidence on regenerative medicine in intervertebral disc degeneration?
Basso M, Cavagnaro L, Zanirato A, Divano S, Formica C, Formica M, Felli L.
Musculoskelet Surg. 2017 August; 101(2): p.93-104. DOI: 10.1007/s12306-017-0462-3

Autologous bone marrow concentrate intradiscal injection for the treatment of degenerative disc disease with three-year follow-up
Pettine KA, Suzuki RK, Sand TT, Murphy MB.
Int Orthop. 2017 July; DOI: 10.1007/s00264-017-3560-9

Treating with Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy

Intradiscal Injection of Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma Releasate to Treat Discogenic Low Back Pain: A Preliminary Clinical Trial
Akeda K, Ohishi K, Masuda K, Bae WC, Takegami N, Yamada J, Nakamura T, Sakakibara T, Kasai Y, Sudo A.
Asian Spine Journal. 2017 June; 11(3): p.380-389. DOI: 10.4184/asj.2017.11.3.380.

Effects of the intradiscal implantation of stromal vascular fraction plus platelet-rich plasma in patients with degenerative disc disease
Comella K, Silbert R, Parlo M.
Journal of translational medicine. 2017 January; 15(1): p.12. DOI 10.1186/s12967-016-1109-0

Intradiscal platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections for discogenic low back pain: an update
Monfett M, Harrison J, Boachie-Adjei K, Lutz G.
Internation Orthopedics. 2016 June; 40(6): p.1321-8. DOI 10.1007/s00264-016-3178-3

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Dextrose Prolotherapy Versus Control Injections in Painful rotary cuff tendinopathy
Helene Bertrand, MD, CCFP, Kenneth Dean Reeves, MD, Cameron J. Bennett, MPhty (MSK), BSc, Simon Bicknell, MD, FRCPC, An-Lin Cheng, PhD
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, January 2016

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Leukocyte-Reduced Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment of Basal Thumb Arthritis: A Pilot Study
Loibl M, Lang S, Dendl LM, Nerlich M, Angele P, Gehmert S, Huber M.
BioMed Research International. 2016 July; Volume 2016, 6 pages, DOI 10.1155/2016/9262909

Steroid vs. Platelet-Rich Plasma in Ultrasound-Guided Sacroiliac Joint Injection for Chronic Low Back Pain
Singla V, Batra YK, Bharti N, Goni VG, Marwaha N.
Pain Practice, July 2017

Case series of ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma injections for sacroiliac joint dysfunction
Ko GD, Mindra S, Lawson GE, Whitmore S, Arseneau L
Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 2017

Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis With Allogeneic Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Vega A, Martín-Ferrero MA, Del Canto F, Alberca M, García V, Munar A, Orozco L, Soler R, Fuertes JJ, Huguet M, Sánchez A, García-Sancho J.
Transplantation. 2015 August; Volume 99, p. 1681–1690

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Treatment modalities

Steroid vs. Platelet-Rich Plasma in Ultrasound-Guided Sacroiliac Joint Injection for Chronic Low Back Pain
Singla V, Batra YK, Bharti N, Goni VG, Marwaha N.
Pain Practice. 2017 July;

Effects of the intradiscal implantation of stromal vascular fraction plus platelet-rich plasma in patients with degenerative disc disease
Comella Kristin, Silbert Robert, Parlo Michelle
Journal of Translational Medicine. 2017 January;

Case series of ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma injections for sacroiliac joint dysfunction
Ko GD, Mindra S, Lawson GE, Whitmore S, Arseneau L
Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. 2017;

The efficacy of conventional radiofrequency denervation in patients with chronic low back pain originating from the facet joints: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Chang-Hyun Lee, MD, MSc, Chun Kee Chung, MD, Ph.D., Chi Heon Kim, MD, PhD
The Spine Journal, May 2017

Long-Term Function, Pain, and Medication Use Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation for Lumbar Facet Syndrome
Zachary L. McCormick, Benjamin Marshall, Jeremy Walker, Robert McCarthy, David R. Walega
International Journal of Anaesthetics, 2015

Ultrasound-Guided Interventional Procedures. Myofascial Trigger Points With Structured Literature Review
Kumbhare D, Singh D, Rathbone H A, Gunn M, Grosman-Rimon L, Vadasz B, Clarke H, Peng PWH.
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, June 2017

Effect of platelet-rich plasma on reconstruction with nerve autographs
Teymur H, Tiftikcioglu YO, Cavusoglu T, Tiftikcioglu BI, Erbas O, Yigitturk G, Uyanikgil Y.
The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, February 2016

Peripheral nerve entrapment hydrodissection and neural regenerative strategies
Andrea Trescot, MD, DABIPP, FIPP, Michael Brown, DC, MD
Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management, January-April 2015

Proliferative injection therapy for osteoarthritis: a systematic review
Mišo Krstičević, Milka Jerić, Svjetlana Došenović, Antonia Jeličić Kadić, Livia Puljak
International Orthopaedics, April 2017

Dextrose Prolotherapy Versus Control Injections in Painful rotary cuff tendinopathy
Helene Bertrand, MD, CCFP, Kenneth Dean Reeves, MD, Cameron J. Bennett, MPhty (MSK), BSc, Simon Bicknell, MD, FRCPC, An-Lin Cheng, PhD
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, January 2016

Identification of α2-Macroglobulin as a Master Inhibitor of Cartilage-Degrading Factors That Attenuates the Progression of Posttraumatic Osteoarthritis
Wang S, Wei X, Zhou J, Zhang J, Li K, Chen Q, Terek R, Fleming BC, Goldring MB, Ehrlich MG, Zhang G, Wei L.
Arthritis & Rheumatology. 2014 July; 66(7): p.1843-53. doi: 10.1002