Tag Archive | PRP Injections

Are Platelet Rich Plasma Injections An Effective Treatment For Lateral Epicondylitis? [Podcast]

Are Platelet Rich Plasma Injections An Effective Treatment For Lateral Epicondylitis? [Podcast]

In this podcast I discuss the pros and cons of Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy in the treatment of Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow) and Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow.) Including the following issues: Whether there’s any evidence PRP is an effective treatment, (based on medical studies) Whether it’s worth the price – and the pain afterward (also sometimes […]

What It Means To Treat Injuries With Platelet-Rich Plasma? (Likely Painful For 2 Weeks Afterward, FYI)

What It Means To Treat Injuries With Platelet-Rich Plasma? (Likely Painful For 2 Weeks Afterward, FYI)

Recently, platelet-rich plasma is being used to treat tendon and cartilage injuries. A Dubai orthopaedic specialist talks about the experimental treatment that has risen in popularity after being used by elite athletes such as Rafael Nadal and Tiger Woods. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.thenational.ae Dr Harold Vanderschmidt, an Orthopedic Surgeon in Dubai, who has treated […]

Is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) An Effective Treatment For Tennis Elbow?

Is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) An Effective Treatment For Tennis Elbow?

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and the similar Autologous Blood Injection (ABI) appear to be a promising, new treatment approach to stubborn, chronic tendon injuries, like Golfer’s and Tennis Elbow – But is that just the “hype” talking? In this podcast Allen Willette from Tennis Elbow Classroom discusses the pros and cons of Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy in […]

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy Remains Unproven?

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy Remains Unproven?

Pro athletes and duffers alike are trying injections of platelet-rich plasma to treat chronic injuries like tennis elbow. But despite thousands of studies, it’s not clear that the treatment works. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.npr.org This article at NPR.com refers to a study French researchers presented at a conference in Paris: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140611093720.htm They gave two […]

Platelet-Rich Plasma For Treating Lateral Epicondylitis: Does It Work? [Video]

Platelet-Rich Plasma For Treating Lateral Epicondylitis: Does It Work? [Video]

Could Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy be a new Tennis Elbow treatment breakthrough? – Or is it actually an expensive, unproven fad, driven by rock star-athlete publicity and questionable medical studies?

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

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+ Sourced through Scoop.it from: plus.google.com This is a PRP study of 230 patients, led by Allan K. Mishra, MD, one of the […]