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Many active patients are familiar with repetitive or overuse injuries that can cause micro tears of the muscle and/or tendon fibers, resulting in weakness and pain at the injury site. This can be an acute or chronic condition that can affect the normal healing process of the damaged tissue. Recent studies have evaluated the use of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) to treat these conditions. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 It's important to speak with your treating physician to learn more about the studies that have been published evaluating the use of PRP.
1. Peerbooms JC, Sluimer J, et al. Am J of Sports Med. 2010; 38:225.
2. Hecthman K, Uribe J, et al. Orthopedics. 2011; 34:2
3. De Vos RJ, Weir A, et al. JAMA. 2010; 303(2):144-149.
4. Barrett S, Erredge S, Podiatry Today. 2004; 17:36-42.
5. Kon E, Filardo G, et al. Injury. 2009; 598-603.
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