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Best Study On Platelet-Rich Plasma For Chronic Tennis Elbow?

Best Study On Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma For Chronic Tennis Elbow?

This is a PRP study of 230 patients, led by Allan K. Mishra, MD, one of the… – Allen Willette – Google+

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This is a PRP study of 230 patients, led by Allan K. Mishra, MD, one of the pioneers of this therapy:

http://ajs.sagepub.com/content/42/2/463.full

It’s the largest and most specific study I’ve come across: One group in the study got an actual PRP injection, the other got a “sham injection,” meaning a needle inserted with nothing injected (as a placebo effect control group measure.)

“CONCLUSION: No significant differences were found at 12 weeks in this study. At 24 weeks, however, clinically meaningful improvements were found in patients treated with leukocyte-enriched PRP compared with an active control group.”

Here’s a fast and easy breakdown of the 24-week results:

https://plus.google.com/111165095547160664097/posts/E5bEqmbYoz3

See on Scoop.itTennis Elbow Treatment

See also: Platelet-Rich Plasma For Treating Lateral Epicondylitis: Does It Work?

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