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Volume:3 Issue:1 Number:7 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #5661
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

PRP injections vs. eccentric loading for nonoperative Achilles tendinopathy management

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OrthoEvidence. PRP injections vs. eccentric loading for nonoperative Achilles tendinopathy management. ACE Report. 2014;3(1):7. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5661

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Achilles tendinopathy management: A pilot randomised controlled trial comparing platelet-rich plasma injection with an eccentric loading programme

Bone Joint Res. 2013 Oct 17;2(10):227-32

Contributing Authors: RS Kearney N Parsons ML Costa

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20 patients with a clinical diagnosis of mid-substance Achilles tendinopathy were randomized to compare the efficacy of two nonoperative interventions: platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections and an eccentric loading programme. Patients were evaluated over 6 months with the VISA-A questionnaire and the EuroQol 5-Dimension questionnaire (EQ-5D). The evidence presented in this study indicated that VIS...

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