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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 in Tennis Elbow Yields Encouraging Results in Greek Study

Dr. Christos Thanasas of Henry Dunant Hospital in Athens, Greece, published a study in The American Journal of Sports Medicine studying the effects of Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) in lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow). PRP involves removing a small amount a patient’s … Continue reading

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy More Effective Than Cortisone

A  study published by Dr. Taco Gosens from the Netherlands, revealed Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections were more effective than cortisone injections for chronic tennis elbow. The controlled trial studied 100 patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow). The results are … Continue reading

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