Tag Archives: Tendinopathy

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

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections as a Treatment for Refractory Patellar Tendinosis: A Meta-Analysis of Randomised Trials

Purpose: Patellar tendinosis (PT) is a common condition amongst athletes. In this study, we perform a meta-analysis on randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to evaluate the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for refractory PT. Methods: A literature search was undertaken in … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Prolotherapy for Osteoarthritis and Tendinopathy: a Descriptive Review

Abstract: Purpose of Review: Osteoarthritis and overuse tendinopathy are common chronic conditions of high societal and patient burden. The precise etiology of pain and disability in both conditions is multifactorial and not well understood. Patients are often refractory to conservative … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Good prognosis factors after a platelet rich plasma (PRP) injection for tendinopathies ?

Abstract Introduction : Platelet-rich plasma injections are a recent treatment for chronic tendinopathies. However, this theraeutic remains controversed in litterature. Up to now, there is no prognosis factors identified to predict a good evolution after injection of PRP. Purpose: The … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Clinical Outcomes of Biologic Treatment for Chronic Tendinopathy

Abstract Biological interventions, such as ultrasound guided platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections, are a second line treatment worth considering for recalcitrant tendinopathy, but efficacy and effectiveness have not been established yet. The use of PRP has been most commonly studied … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment