Dr. Rosenblum reviews a recent article regarding the use of PRP in Achilles Tendinopathy and it's lack of benefit. This study goes against many practitioner's practices and Dr. Rosenblum delves further into the literature to explore why clinicians still consider this a viable treatment option.
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2- Platelet-rich plasma injection does not significantly improve chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy outcomesJuly 13, 2021 | Meagan Widerman and Michael Pratte
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