Autologous whole blood vs. corticosteroids for epicondylopathy and plantar fasciopathy
Autologous whole blood or corticosteroid injections for the treatment of epicondylopathy and plantar fasciopathy? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.Phys Ther Sport. 2016 Nov;22:114-122
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The present study is a meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of autologous whole blood (AWB) therapy versus corticosteroid injections in the treatment of epicondylopathy and plantar fasciopathy (PF). The primary outcome was pain relief at 2-6, 8-13, and 24-26 weeks. The authors included a total of 9 RCTs, and found statistically significant results in favour of corticosteroids at 2-6 weeks for pat...
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