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Greek Researchers Publish New PRP Study

Greek researchers compared the healing results of Platelet-rich Plasma injections (PRP) to autologous blood injections in 28 patients with lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow). These results were recently reported in Prague at the SICTO XXV Triennial World Conference 2011. Athanassios Papanikolaou, … Continue reading

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PRP More Effective Than Cortisone at 2 Year Follow-Up

A  study published in February, 2010 by Dr. Taco Gosens from the Netherlands, revealed Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections were more effective than cortisone injections for chronic tennis elbow at 1 year follow-up. The controlled trial studied 100 patients with chronic … Continue reading

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Kobe Bryant gets Platelet-rich Plasma

The LA Times reported Friday, July 1, that Kobe Bryant underwent a derivation of Platelet-rich Plasma therapy (PRP) for an injured right knee in Germany. Bryant has dealt with an arthritic right knee joint in recent seasons and has undergone … Continue reading

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Platelet-Rich Plasma May Be An Option For Chase Utley

It was reported this week in The Morning Call, that Philadelphia Phillies’ Chase Utley, has patellar tendinitis and chondromalacia (weakened or missing cartilage under the knee cap). Utley may be facing surgery and a four to five month recovery period. “Chase has … Continue reading

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Saints’ Chris Ivory Receives Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection

New Orleans Saints’ leading running back Chris Ivory, received a Platelet-Rich Plasma injection for a tightened hamstring Wednesday. Ivory is a rookie leading the Saints in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns this season. In a late first quarter dash in … 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 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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