Monthly Archives: February 2011

Platelet-Rich Plasma in The Boston Globe

This week The Boston Globe published an article titled “Pain Relief,” focusing on new medical treatments that may aid sports injuries. One case cited is 53-year-old Ethan Mascoop, whose partially torn Achilles hindered his active lifestyle. “Mascoop…had pretty much given … Continue reading

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24 Month Study Finds Platelet-Rich Plasma May be Effective in Knee Osteoarthritis

Study Conclusion A recently published study in Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy by Kon et al, indicates Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) can reduce pain and improve knee function in patients with degenerative cartilage lesions and osteoarthritis of the knees. The study concluded that when PRP is injected into degenerative … Continue reading

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5 Platelet-Rich Plasma Considerations in 2011

Recent athletic, media and clinical hype around Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) has furthered the information available about PRP and increased the treatment’s acceptance as a legitimate and viable therapy for certain tendon, ligament and joint injuries. 2011 has already led to breakthrough PRP … Continue reading

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