Category Archives: Knee

Platelet-rich Plasma and Rafael Nadal’s Knee Tendinitis

There has been speculation surrounding what treatment Rafael Nadal received to combat severe tendinitis in his knees. In a recent NY Times article, Nadal described the treatment he received in his left knee vaguely, saying it was painful and difficult … 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 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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