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Spine & Nerve podcast

Spine & Nerve podcast

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In this week's episode of the Spine & Nerve podcast, Dr. Nicolas Karvelas and Dr. Brian Joves discuss a few recent articles regarding treatment options for chronic refractory knee pain.  

Listen in as the docs discuss treatment of knee pain due to osteoarthritis prior to knee arthroplasty, as well as treatment options in the setting of persistent symptoms after knee arthroplasty.
They summarize articles exploring platelet rich plasma injections, hyaluronic acid injections, genicular nerve radiofrequency ablation, and peripheral nerve stimulation.    
Please see References section below for the articles discussed in today's podcast.

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This podcast is for information and educational purposes only, it is not meant to be medical advice. If anything discussed may pertain to you, please seek council with your healthcare provider. The views expressed are those of the individuals expressing them, they may not represent the views of Spine & Nerve.

1. Belk, J. W., Kraeutler, M. J., Houck, D. A., Goodrich, J. A., Dragoo, J. L., & McCarty, E. C. (2020). Platelet-Rich Plasma Versus Hyaluronic Acid for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. The American Journal of Sports Medicine.

2. Tate, Q., Conger, A., Burnham, T., Cushman, D.M., Kendall, R., Schneider, B., & McCormick, Z.L. (2019). The Effectiveness and Safety of Genicular Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation for the Treatment of Recalcitrant Knee Pain Due to Osteoarthritis: a Comprehensive Literature Review. Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports, 7, 404 - 413.