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Volume:5 Issue:4 Number:68 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #8502
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

PRP injections provide small improvements in pain and function for tendinopathy patients

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OrthoEvidence. PRP injections provide small improvements in pain and function for tendinopathy patients. ACE Report. 2016;5(4):68. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8502

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The clinical impact of platelet-rich plasma on tendinopathy compared to placebo or dry needling injections: A meta-analysis

Phys Ther Sport. 2016 Jan;17:87-94

Contributing Authors: K Tsikopoulos I Tsikopoulos E Simeonidis E Papathanasiou AB Haidich N Anastasopoulos K Natsis

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5 randomized controlled trials (170 patients) analyzing the effects of ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in patients with tendinopathy were included. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to quantitatively compare PRP injections to placebo injections or dry needling in terms of pain and function outcomes up to 6 months after treatment. The results displayed that PRP injection...

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