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Volume:4 Issue:3 Number:25 ISSN#:2563-5476
Author Verified
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #7477
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Efficacy of platelet-rich plasma injection for chronic plantar fasciopathy remains unknown


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OrthoEvidence. Efficacy of platelet-rich plasma injection for chronic plantar fasciopathy remains unknown. ACE Report. 2015;4(3):25. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7477

Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:3
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Platelet-rich plasma injections for chronic plantar fasciopathy: a systematic review

Br Med Bull. 2014 Dec;112(1):83-95.

Contributing Authors: F Franceschi R Papalia E Franceschetti M Paciotti N Maffulli V Denaro

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Synopsis

8 studies were included in this systematic review examining whether platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are an effective treatment for chronic plantar fasciopathy (PF). While 2 of the studies indicated no significant improvement when platelet-rich plasma injections were administered compared to either corticosteroids (CCS) injections or dextrose prolotherapy, the other 6 studies indicated that P...

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