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2013-12-02 10:03:20

Ultrasound-guided delivery of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) improves functionality and reduces recovery time in athletes with degenerative disease in their tendons, according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). PRP therapy is a recent development in which blood is collected from the patient and then spun in a centrifuge to separate the PRP from other blood components. The PRP is then injected under ultrasound guidance...

2013-03-21 11:30:06

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy has been used to manage pain associated with torn tendons, muscles and ligaments, mostly in athletes, at all levels. Though it has anecdotally been successful, the evidence to support its efficaciousness is weak. Researchers at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson participated in a multi-center randomized prospective study to evaluate the clinical value of PRP versus an active control group to determine its effectiveness in managing the pain and tenderness...

2011-03-09 10:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --You don't have to be a professional athlete to benefit from a new procedure called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. Used in Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward and Major League pitcher Takashi Saito, the technique also is being used to treat foot and ankle conditions in "weekend warriors" and to heal wounds in diabetics. It can even help those suffering from arthritis, according to Sean T. Grambart, DPM, FACFAS, an Illinois...

2011-02-22 07:58:37

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The shoulder is a complex mechanism of intertwining bones, ligaments, joints, muscles, and tendons.  Rotator cuff tears in one or more of those tendons are among the most common conditions affecting the shoulder, and improving the healing process subsequent to a rotator cuff tendon repair continues to be problematic for orthopedic surgeons across the world.  In fact, researchers discovered that one of the most recent tools for healing injuries, platelet-rich...

2010-12-02 07:41:38

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Researchers in London believe they have found an effective two-part treatment for microtears in the hamstring: injections of the patient's own blood and steroid along with "dry-needling," where repeated needle punctures cause controlled internal bleeding in the injured area. "By injecting the patient's own blood where it is needed at the site of a damaged tendon, we help the patient heal themselves," lead researcher Waseem A. Bashir, M.D., a radiologist at Royal...

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2010-11-30 11:00:56

Researchers in London say they have found an effective two-part treatment for microtears in the hamstring: injections of the patient's own blood and a steroid along with "dry-needling," in which repeated needle punctures cause controlled internal bleeding in the injured area. Results of the study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "By injecting the patient's own blood where it is needed at the site of a damaged tendon, we help the...

2010-11-29 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers in London say they have found an effective two-part treatment for microtears in the hamstring: injections of the patient's own blood and a steroid along with "dry-needling," in which repeated needle punctures cause controlled internal bleeding in the injured area. Results of the study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "By injecting the patient's own blood where it is needed at...

2010-10-19 07:37:17

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy offers a promising solution to accelerate healing of tendon injuries and osteoarthritis naturally by using the patient's own blood. Board certified orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. Vic Kalman is now offering this emerging treatment to patients. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) October 18, 2010 Dr. Vic Kalman, board certified orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, is now offering PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) injection therapy for his...


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