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The efficacy of using platelet rich plasma in treating chronic tendinopathies

Abstract As a common source of long-term pain and physical disability, overuse injuries, such as chronic tendinopathies, severely impact a patient’s quality of life. Caused by repetitive trauma, chronic tendinopathies affect hundreds of millions of people each year. The exact … Continue reading

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Lateral Ankle sprain (LAS) is a common sports injury associated with recurrent ankle sprain

Abstract Lateral a nkle sprain (LAS) is the most common musculoskeletal injury in the physically active population; it is also a common condition in the general population. Apart from the pain and temporary period of reduced functioning and disability, it … Continue reading

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Platelet‑rich plasma shows beneficial effects for patients with knee osteoarthritis by suppressing inflammatory factors

Abstract Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that may develop due ageing, obesity, strain, congenital abnormal joints, joint deformity or trauma. It is caused by many factors, such as degradation of articular cartilage injury, joint edge and subchondral bone hyperplasia … Continue reading

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Osteochondral defects of the talus with a focus on platelet-rich plasma as a potential treatment option: a review

Abstract Objective: To provide a review of osteochondral lesions of the talus, to discuss the evidence of the risks and benefits of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) as a viable treatment option, and to measure the efficacy of PRP using MRI evidence … Continue reading

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The effects of injecting intra-articular platelet-rich plasma or prolotherapy on pain score and function in knee osteoarthritis

Abstract Introduction: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic joint disease that usually occurs in older people and leads to pain and disabilities. OA treatment ranges from drug therapy to surgery. Drug and rehabilitation therapy are preferred over surgery, and, especially, there … Continue reading

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Comparison of Intralesional Platelet Rich Plasma and 10% Dextrose Effect towards Injured Muscle Healing

Abstract Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Dextrose 10% have prolife rant effect by promote growth factor so that it could be use to promote healing of soft tissue. By using PRP and dextrose 10% injection intralesion in muscle injury were … Continue reading

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Concentrations of Blood Components in Commercial Platelet-Rich Plasma Separation Systems: A Review of the Literature

Abstract Background: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has proven to be a very safe therapeutic option in the treatment of tendon, muscle, bone, and cartilage injuries. Currently, several commercial separation systems are available for the preparation of PRP. The concentrations of blood … Continue reading

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Autologous US-guided PRP injection versus US-guided focal extracorporeal shock wave therapy for chronic lateral epicondylitis: A minimum of 2-year follow-up retrospective comparative study

Abstract Purpose: To compare the efficacy of two independent groups of patients treated with ultrasound (US)-guided extracorporeal shock wave (ESW) therapy and with US-guided injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for chronic lateral epicondylitis (LE) with a minimum of 2-year follow-up. … Continue reading

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Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Used as Treatment of High- Grade Partial Pectoralis Muscle Tear in Division I Football Player

Abstract This case report describes a collegiate football player diagnosed with a high-grade partial pectoralis major tear, patient outcome after non-operative management using platelet-rich plasma injections, and a detailed description of the rehabilitation program used in this case. The purpose … Continue reading

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Comparative effectiveness of intra-articular prolotherapy versus peri-articular prolotherapy on pain reduction and improving function in patients with knee osteoarthritis: A randomized clinical trial.

Abstract Background: Osteoarthritis is a common degenerative disease. Prolotherapy is an alternative therapy used in multiple musculoskeletal disorders. Objective: To compare the effectiveness of intra-articular dextrose injection versus peri-articular prolotherapy in patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA). Methods: Fifty-two adults with … Continue reading

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