Published Articles

The Treatment of Headache and Coccydynia with Transrectal OMT: A Case Report. Scholar: Pilot and Validation Studies; Jan 2020.

Nourani B, Gilbert R, Rabago D. 

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Dextrose Prolotherapy for Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis: Feasibility, Acceptability and Patient-oriented Outcomes in a Pilot-level Quality Improvement Project; J of Alt and Comp Med; Jan 28, 2019.

Rabago D, Kansariwala I, Marshall D, Nourani B, Stiffler-Joachim M, Heiderscheit B. 

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Prolotherapy for Osteoarthritis and Tendonopathy: A descriptive review; Current Rheumatology Reports. Vol 19, Issue 34. 2017.

Rabago D, Nourani B.

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Prolotherapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A descriptive review; Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports; Vol 4, Issue 1, pp 42-49. March 3, 2016.

Nourani B, Rabago D.

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Qualitative Aspects of Treatment with Hypertonic Dextrose Injection (Prolotherapy) for Knee Osteoarthritis in a Multi-Method Study; J of Alt and Comp Med; 22(6): A143-A150; Dec 2016.

Van Leuven L, Benes L, Fortney L, Slattengren A, Nourani B, Grettie J, Rabago D. 

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Long Lever Techniques: An Osteopathic Clinical Manual. January, 2021. 

Nourani B, Huff R

Prolotherapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal PainIntegrative Medicine 4th Ed; David Rakel Ed; Elsevier Saunders; 2018 

Rabago D, Nourani B, Weber M

Prolotherapy for Knee Pain with Enthesopathy. Foundations of Osteopathic Medicine 4th Ed; Michael Seffinger Ed; Lippincott Williams & Wilckins; 2018 

Nourani B

Prolotherapy: History, Biology, Mechanism of Action, Preparation, and Clinical Applications; Essentials of Regenerative Medicine in Interventional Pain Management; Manchikanti L and Navani A Eds; American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Publishing; Padukah KY; 2019

 Rabago D, Nourani B, Reeves K, Weber M

Introspection and Measurement of Subjective Pain Experience; Pain: A Review Guide; Abd-Elsayeed A Ed; Springer; 2019

Nourani B


Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain) – Evaluation and Management. American Academy of Osteopathy 2019 Convocation

Dr. Nourani’s lecture presentation to U.S. and international physicians on the evaluation and management of tail bone pain. Lecture includes the differential diagnosis, review of anatomy, manual and injection treatment options, patient case presentations, and results of a quality improvement study on coccydynia.