Monthly Archives: June 2017

Intradiscal Injection of Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma Releasate to Treat Discogenic Low Back Pain: A Preliminary Clinical Trial

Abstract: Purpose: To determine the safety and initial efficacy of intradiscal injection of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) releasate in patients with discogenic low back pain. Overview of Literature: PRP, which is comprised of autologous growth factors and cytokines, has been … Continue reading

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Prolotherapy Induces an Inflammatory Response in Human Tenocytes In Vitro

Abstract: Background: Proliferative therapy, or prolotherapy, is a controversial treatment method for many connective tissue injuries and disorders. It involves the injection of a proliferant, or irritant solution, into the site of injury, which causes small-scale cell death. This therapeutic … Continue reading

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Augmentation for Hip Arthroscopy

Abstract: Biological augmentation and therapeutics are being increasingly used in musculoskeletal and orthopaedic care. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is produced from centrifugation of peripheral blood, a process that concentrates platelets within autologous plasma. The process of PRP preparation is fundamental in … Continue reading

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Single Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection for Early Stage of Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the safety efficacy and outcomes of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) intra-articular injections for early stages of knee osteoarthritis (OA). Methods: Twenty-five patients affected by grade I and II knee primary OA … Continue reading

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Dr Weglein and Dr Garcia teaching at TOBI ( the Orthobiologic institute)

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