Dr Iain Duncan
PRP tendon research updates

PRP Therapy Ongoing Updates

Latest updates first Update Late 2021 The PRP literature expands constantly, which is good because we all need more precise data. An important paper published in Arthroscopy July 2021 did a network meta analysis.  Zhao et al. from Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine included 43 randomized controlled trials in patients with knee osteoarthritis (level II evidence […]

PRP for osteaoarthritis

Updates on PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections for osteoarthritis

Order of updates is newest to oldest Iain Duncan Update July 2020 Based on a number of studies and our own experience there are benefits from doing repeated or cycling PRP injections for osteoarthritis of the knee. One such study showed PRP injections led to a significant reduction in pain and improvement in function after […]

Dr Iain Duncan

Recent News and Diagnostic Imaging Updates

from Dr. Iain Duncan…  October 2021 I have written a new PRP update which highlights the increasing evidence for LP-PRP (leucocyte poor platelet rich plasma) therapy as being the best intra-articular option for knee osteoarthritis in a network meta analysis which compared it with  intra-articular hyaluronic acid, leukocyte-rich platelet-rich plasma (LR-PRP), bone marrow mesenchymal stem […]

lateral epicondylitis

Lateral Epicondylitis: A Therapy Update

Background  Definition: Lateral epicondylitis is a common, painful condition characterized by pain at the lateral side of the elbow, that increases during gripping or squeezing. Though sometimes referred to as “tennis elbow” it occurs mostly in middle aged adults regardless of sporting activity.  Light microscopy reveals both an excess of fibroblasts and blood vessels that […]

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Iain primarily practices within the framework of medical imaging in Canberra, by supervising and reporting quality ultrasound and nuclear medicine.  His team can provide all the services that cover almost the entire spectrum of medical imaging, but he specialises in the services listed below. Nuclear Medicine Services Available see also nuclear medicine for dummies  BONE […]

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Dr Iain Duncan is a founder of Garran Medical Imaging (GMI) and has been a leader in Canberra ultrasound and nuclear medicine for more than 20 years. He has an unrelenting ┬ápassion to improve patient outcomes through the proactive response to clinical problems and direct relationships with other clinicians. Iain continually introduces new technology, provides […]

Corticosteroid Injections

CORTICOSTEROID INJECTIONS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Iain has also co-authored a comprehensive corticosteroid injection consumer guide with additional information for health professionals  in Inside Radiology a project of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.  Here are the links to the Inside Radiology guide to  Bursal Injections and Carpal Tunnel Injections.   WHY HAVE I BEEN […]