Monthly Archives: September 2010

Evaluating the use of Platelet-Rich Plasma for Tennis Elbow

In 2006, Dr. Allan Mishra of Stanford University pioneered the first study evaluating the use of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) to treat refractory lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow). PRP involves removing a small amount of patients’ blood, concentrating the blood’s naturally occurring … Continue reading

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Aids Injured UCLA Bruins

UPDATE- Two UCLA Bruins received Platelet-Rich Plasma for injuries in late August and recovered enough to return for the season opener against Kansas State yesterday (September 4). Quarterback Kevin Prince strained a muscle in his lower back earlier in August … Continue reading

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