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Efficacy of platelet-rich plasma injections for symptomatic tendinopathy: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised injection-controlled trials

Abstract Aim To determine the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections for symptomatic tendinopathy. Results: A total of 16 randomised controlled trials (18 groups) of PRP versus control were included. Median sample size was 35 patients, a study size that … Continue reading

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Hydrodissection of an Achilles Tendinopathy on a Professional Athlete

Abstract We report a case of Achilles tendinosis that was treated with a high volume, hydrodissection visualized by conventional B-mode ultrasound. Prior MRI revealed a thickened right Achilles tendon with a small defect. Ultrasound examination showed a thickened Achilles tendon … Continue reading

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Platelet rich plasma – A new revolution in medicine

Abstract In the recent years there has been a paradigm shift in consideration of platelets from being just hemostatic cells to actually performing a myrad of diverse functions. The recent use of Platelet Rich Plasma as therapeutic agent is based … Continue reading

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Platelet-rich plasma: combinational treatment modalities for musculoskeletal conditions

Abstract Current research on common musculoskeletal problems, including osteoarticular conditions, tendinopathies, and muscle injuries, focuses on regenerative translational medicine. Platelet-rich plasma therapies have emerged as a potential approach to enhance tissue repair and regeneration. Platelet-rich plasma application aims to provide … Continue reading

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Role of platelet rich plasma in patients of osteoarthritis knee-a prospective study

Abstract Introduction: In the present study, we evaluated the effects of 2 courses of PRP injections with 3 weeks interval, on patient’s quality of life and functional ability. Materials and Method: It was a prospective study carried out on 55 … Continue reading

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Transition from Deep Regional Blocks toward Deep Nerve Hydrodissection in the Upper Body and Torso: Method Description and Results from a Retrospective Chart Review of the Analgesic Effect of 5% Dextrose Water as the Primary Hydrodissection Injectate to Enhance Safety

Abstract Deep nerve hydrodissection uses fluid injection under pressure to purposely separate nerves from areas of suspected fascial compression, which are increasingly viewed as potential perpetuating factors in recalcitrant neuropathic pain/complex regional pain. The usage of 5% dextrose water (D5W) … Continue reading

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The effect of Hypertonic Dextrose injection on the control of pain associated with knee osteoarthritis

Abstract Introduction: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of dextrose injection on controlling pain associated with knee osteoarthritis. Methods: To achieve the research objectives, available sampling was done using 80 patients with knee osteoarthritis referring to … Continue reading

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Comparison between intra-articular ozone and placebo in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study

Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of the trial was to determine the effectiveness of oxygen-ozone injections on knee osteoarthritis concerning pain reduction, joint functional improvement, and quality of life. METHODS: In this randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled clinical trial, 98 patients with … Continue reading

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Treatment of First Metacarpophalangeal Joint Instability and Snapping Thumb Using Ultrasound-guided Prolotherapy and Hydrodissection: A Case Report

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Management of Hepple Stage V Osteochondral Lesion of Talus with Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Scaffold

Abstract: Introduction/Purpose: There is no consensus on treatment or prognosis for Hepple stage V Osteochondral lesion of talus (OLTs), especially for lesion more than 1.5 cm2. This research was to investigate surgical techniques and clinical outcomes of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) … Continue reading

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