J Korean Orthop Assoc.  2019 Oct;54(5):469-473. 10.4055/jkoa.2019.54.5.469.

Effects of Prolotherapy on Medial Collateral Ligament Bursitis of the Knee Joint Identified with High Resolution Ultrasound

  • 1Dr. Kim's Orthopaedic Clinic, Jincheon, Korea. topofos@naver.com


Medial knee joint pain is a common problem in the field of orthopedics. In these patients, a high resolution ultrasound examination can reveal medial collateral ligament (MCL) bursitis, meniscal cyst, degeneration changes to the MCL and meniscal protrusion etc. Prolotherapy is effective in these patients. The author performed prolotherapy for MCL bursitis of the knee joint, and confirmed the disappearance of the bursitis using high resolution ultrasound.


medial collateral ligament bursitis; prolotherapy; high resolution ultrasound
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