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Review of Studies Fails to Show Benefit from Pharmacological Treatments for Achilles Tendinopathy

Researchers analyzing a collection of studies looking at the use of pharmacological interventions, including platelet-rich plasma injections, report there is no evidence to suggest any of the individual therapies work as well as the standard physical therapy rehabilitation approach.

Achilles tendinitis is an overuse injury which is common among runners. The painful condition […]

Platelet-rich Plasma Therapy is Potential Nonsurgical Approach for Early Knee Osteoarthritis, Cartilage Degeneration

Platelet-rich plasma injections are safe and can be effective for people with cartilage degeneration and early osteoarthritis of the knee, according to new research presented July 18 in Baltimore, Md., at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2012 Annual Meeting.

Platelet-rich plasma injections involve collecting a patient’s blood and processing it so that […]