Dr Emmanuel
Dr Emmanuel
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Platelet-rich plasma injections may lead to improvements in tissue healing

Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant and A-Rod have all used it, but does platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) really work for the every-day active person? According to a University of Alberta Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic pilot study on patients with chronically sore shoulders published in PLOS ONE, preliminary findings say yes.

Source: Medical Xpress

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