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Volume:9 Issue:11 Number:33 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #12623
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Up to 8 Weeks of Improved Function & Pain With PRP Injection In Immobilized Lateral Ankle Sprains

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OrthoEvidence. Up to 8 Weeks of Improved Function & Pain With PRP Injection In Immobilized Lateral Ankle Sprains. ACE Report. 2020;9(11):33. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/12623

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

Treatment of lateral ankle sprain with platelet-rich plasma: A randomized clinical study.

Foot Ankle Surg . 2020 Oct;26(7):750-754

Contributing Authors: J Blanco-Rivera J Elizondo-Rodríguez M Simental-Mendía F Vilchez-Cavazos C Acosta-Olivo VM Pena-Martinez

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Twenty-three patients with acute lateral ankle sprain treated with a plaster cast for 10 days, were randomized to receive a platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection or no additional treatment. The outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Score (AOFAS), and the Foot and Ankle Disability Index (FADI), which were all evaluated at 3, 5, 8...

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