Category Archives: Arthritis

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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New Study Finds Platelet-Rich Plasma May Aid Knee Osteoarthritis

A new study determined Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an effective treatment for patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis. The study focused on the effects of PRP in patients with primary and secondary knee osteoarthritis and was published in the December issue … Continue reading

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Platelet-Rich Plasma the focus of September 2010 issue of AAOS NOW

Multiple Platelet-Rich Plasma articles were published in this month’s American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) NOW. With over 400,000 citations in a Google search, Platelet-Rich Plasma has become an important and highly discussed treatment. The sum of the articles illustrate … Continue reading

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Platelet-Rich Plasma in Arthritis Case Study

Susan Chamblee had tried just about everything to fix her extremely painful, arthritic knees. With her final option being total knee replacements, requiring a long, painstaking recovery and the added expense of surgery, she discovered Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy (PRP) and … Continue reading

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Healing Arthritis Treatment in Platelet-Rich Plasma

By the year 2030, it has been predicted there will be 67 million Americas with arthritis. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections may alleviate, if not eliminate, the pain arthritis causes. An October PRP study from the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute in Bologna, … Continue reading

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Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy Produces Favorable Results in Arthritis

Patients suffering from degenerative arthritis of the knee may have healing therapy in Platelet-Rich Plasma. A recently published PRP study from the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute in Bologna, Italy, found Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) injected in knees with degenerative cartilage lesions … Continue reading

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