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MBBS(HK), DCH (HK), DPD (Cardiff), PDip Community Geriatrics (HK), DipMed (CUHK), FRACGP, FHKCFP, FHKAM (Family Medicine)

Associate Professor


Dr. Regina Sit obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Hong Kong. She became a Family Medicine Specialist of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine since 2011. In addition to her specialist training, she also carries qualifications in pediatrics, dermatology, geriatric and internal medicine. As a Family Physician, she develops her special skills in pain management and is a Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist by the World Institute of Pain. Her clinical and research interests focus on the study of musculoskeletal pain in primary care. She is passionate about exploring, designing, evaluating and implementing innovative interventions to improve the quality of life of those who suffer from chronic musculoskeletal pain. Currently, she is the director of the “CUHK-Jockey Club Pain Relief Project for the Seniors”, and is leading an interdisciplinary team for chronic pain management in primary care.

Research Interests

  • Musculoskeletal Pain Medicine

Selected Publications

  1. Regina Sit WS*, Ricky Wu WK, D Rabago, Kenneth D Reeves, Dicken Chan CC, Benjamin Yip HK, Vincent Chung CH, Samuel Wong YS. Efficacy of Intra-Articular Hypertonic Dextrose (Prolotherapy) for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. The Annals of Family Medicine 2020;18(3):235-242.

  2. Sit RWS*, Zhang D, Wang B, Wong C, Yip BHK, Woo J, Wong SYS. Sarcopenia and Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in 729 Community-Dwelling Chinese Older Adults With Multimorbidity. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019;20: 1349-50

  3. Sit RWS*, Wu RWK, Law SW, Zhang DD, Yip BHK, Ip AKK, Rabago D, Reeves KD, Wong SYS. Intra-articular and extra-articular platelet-rich plasma injections for knee osteoarthritis: A 26-week, single-arm, pilot feasibility study. The Knee. 2019;26: 1032-40. (IF 1.76, rank 42/76 at Orthopedic, JCR 2019)

  4. Sit, Regina Wing Shan*, Dicken Cheong Chun Chan, Wendy Wong, Benjamin Hon Kei Yip, Lyan Lai Yan Chow, and Samuel Y S Wong. "Translation, Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Validation of the Traditional Chinese Intermittent and Constant Osteoarthritis Pain (Icoap) Questionnaire for Knee Osteoarthritis." BMJ Open 9, no. 3 (2019): e026006.

  5. Sit RWS, Chan KKW, Zou D, Chan DCC, Yip BHK, Zhang DD, Chan YH, Chung VCH, Reeves KD, Wong SYS. Clinic-Based Patellar Mobilization Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Annals of family medicine. 2018; 16: 521-529.

  6. Sit RWS, Tam WH, Chan DCC, et al. A Pilot Cross-Sectional Study of Postpartum Wrist Pain in an Urban Chinese Population: Its Prevalence and Risk Factors. Pain physician. 2017;20(5):E711-e719.

  7. Reeves KD, Sit RWS, Rabago D. Dextrose Prolotherapy: A narrative review of basic science and clinical research, and best treatment recommendations. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am; 2016; 27(4); 783-823;. DOI 10.1016/j.pmr.2016.06.001

  8. Sit, R. W. S., Chung, V. C. H., Reeves, K. D., Rabago, D., Chan, K. K. W., & Chan, D. C. C., Wu X., Ho, R. S. T., & Wong, S. Y. S. (2016). Hypertonic dextrose injections (prolotherapy) in the treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Scientific Reports. 6:25247.

  9. Sit, R. W. S., Yip, B. H. K., Chan, D.C. C., & Wong, S. Y. S. (2015). Primary Care Physicians’ Attitudes and Beliefs towards Chronic Low Back Pain: An Asian Study. PLoS ONE 10(1): e0117521. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117521

  10. Chan, K. K. W., Sit, R. W. S., Wu, R. W. K., & Ngai, A. H. Y. (2014). Clinical, Radiological and Ultrasonographic Findings Related to Knee Pain in Osteoarthritis. Plos ONE, 9(3), e92901. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0092901

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