Monthly Archives: July 2010

Pro Sports and Platelet-rich Plasma

It can be argued that the public perceives therapy effectiveness favorably when pro athletes credit Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) for their hastened returns following injury. Tiger Woods, Hines Ward and Troy Polamalu are a few of the superstar athletes who have … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Platelet-rich Plasma Therapy

An article published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons titled, “Platelet-rich Plasma to Augment Connective Tissue Healing: Making Sense of it All,” summarizes PRP’s recent applications and subsequent considerations. The article published by Arnochzky et al … Continue reading

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Platelet-Rich Plasma JAMA Article: Findings and Considerations

A study from researchers in the Netherlands declared Platelet-Rich Plasma ineffective in healing moderate Achilles tendinopathy. Researchers had 54 patients gauge pain levels at 6, 12 and 24 weeks following treatment. One patient group was given a PRP injection and … Continue reading

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