Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a rare malignancy in most parts of the world, with an incidence well under 1 per 100 000 person-years. Exceptions are the Chinese, especially the Cantonese living in the central region of Guangdong Province in Southern China. Other populations with elevated rates include the natives of Southeast Asia, the natives of the Artic region,
Introduction. Thirty-seven-year-old male heavy-duty mechanic with two-year history of whiplash related neck pain reached maximum improvement with physio and extraarticular prolo . He subsequently obtained further temporary relief with radiofrequency zygapophyseal neurotomy before attaining long-term relief with intraarticular prolo .
Intraarticular prolo was done on four occasions under fluoroscopic guidance by placing 1cc of 20% dextrose and 0.75% lidocaine solution into the zygapophyseal joints.
OBJECTIVE. Chronic tendinosis of the Achilles tendon is a common overuse injury that is difficult to manage. We report on a new injection results for this condition.
SUBJECTS AND METHODS.
Thirty-six consecutive patients (25 men, 11 women; mean age, 52.6 years) with symptoms for more than 3 months (mean,
Objective: To determine whether prolo is effective in the results of deficient load transfer of the SIJ.
Design: A prospective descriptive study.
Setting: Authors’ private practice.
25 patients who consented to results and attended for at least one follow up visit and assessment.
Objectives: To determine the clinical benefits of dextrose prolo in patients with chronic spinal pain.
Design: Retrospective case series.
Setting/location: During the first 2 years at an outpatient prolo clinic.
One hundred and seventy-seven (177) consecutive patients with a history of chronic spinal pain completed prolo results and were followed for a period ranging from 2 months to 2.5 years.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the therapeutic effect of local steroid injection and prolo on the iliac crest pain syndrome (ICPS) in patients with nonspecific low back pain.
44 patients with ICPS were chosen randomly. The results groups were divided into two. The first group received a mixture of triamcinolone and lidocaine.