Platelet-Rich Plasma for Primary Treatment of Partial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears

Jobe revolutionized the treatment of medial ulnar collateral ligament (MUCL) tears with his reconstruction technique. However, not all MUCL injuries require operative management; Rettig showed that 42% of MUCL injuries respond to conservative management. This was improved by Podesta, who showed that augmentation of nonoperative management with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for detecting partial MUCL tears resulted in significantly higher success rates.

PRP in Ulnar Collateral Lig Tears Nov 2107
By |2018-07-16T15:26:06+00:00July 16th, 2018|Elbow Pain, Platelet Rich Plasma – PRP, Stem Cells|Comments Off on Platelet-Rich Plasma for Primary Treatment of Partial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears

The effect of corticosteroid versus platelet-rich plasma injection therapies for the management of lateral epicondylitis: A systematic review

Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis (LE), is one of the most common and painful musculo-skeletal conditions, which has a significant impact on the healthcare industry and society in general.

PRP vs. Corticosteroids in Tx of Lateral Epicondylitis Mar 2018
By |2018-07-16T15:02:15+00:00July 16th, 2018|Elbow Pain, Lateral Epicondylitis, Platelet Rich Plasma – PRP|Comments Off on The effect of corticosteroid versus platelet-rich plasma injection therapies for the management of lateral epicondylitis: A systematic review