Monthly Archives: April 2017

The influence of platelet rich plasma on synovial fluid volumes, protein concentrations, and severity of pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Abstract: Knee pain is commonly seen in orthopedic and rehabilitation outpatient clinical settings. Patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) are often complicated with joint soreness, swelling, weakness, and pain. These complaints are often caused by the excessive amount of synovial fluid … Continue reading

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Safety and Efficacy of Intra-articular Injection of Platelet-Rich Plasma in Patients With Ankle Osteoarthritis

Abstract: Background: An intra-articular injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) may be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis (OA). However, its efficacy in ankle OA has not been investigated yet. The purpose of this study was to assess the safety and efficacy … Continue reading

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Platelet rich plasma in treatment of plantar fascitis

Abstract: Background: Platelet rich plasma (PRP) has been a breakthrough in the field of medicine especially in the field of orthopaedics for enhancing bone and soft tissue healing. Plantar Fasciitis is a very common problem in the field of orthopaedics … Continue reading

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Leg Symptoms Associated with Sacroiliac Joint Disorder and Related Pain

Abstract: Objective: The symptoms of sacroiliac joint (SIJ) disorders are usually detected in the buttock and groin, and occasionally referred to the thigh and leg. However, lumbar disorders also cause symptoms in these same body regions. The presence of a … Continue reading

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Evaluation of new concept of platelet-rich plasma periarticular injections for pain reduction in patients with temporomandibular joint dysfunctions: a pilot study

Abstract: Background: A number of conservative methods are used in the treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction pain syndrome. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a natural concentrate of autologous blood growth factor. Periarticular application of PRP and creating of oedema around … Continue reading

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Role of Ultrasound Guided Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection in Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis

Abstract: Background: Lateral epicondylitis is referred to a degenerative disorder that affects the common extensor tendon (CET) where it attaches to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus. Nowadays, one of minimally invasive interventions is platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection that had … Continue reading

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