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Volume:8 Issue:6 Number:2 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12241
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

PRP effective in reducing pain and improving function in patients with rotator cuff tendinopathy

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection in Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: A Systematic Review; Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Diagnostics (Basel) . 2020 Mar 28;10(4):189.

Contributing Authors: CH Wu MT Lin KC Wei

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Five studies including 283 patients were included in this study comparing platelet-rich plasma injections and control (physiotherapy, saline injection, or dry needling) for the treatment of rotator cuff tendinopathy. The outcomes of interest included pain reduction and functional improvement, up to 24 weeks post-treatment. Pooled results revealed no significant differences in pain reduction or fun...

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