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AAOS2017: PRP injection expedites return to sport following acute muscle injury

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March 2017

AAOS2017: PRP injection expedites return to sport following acute muscle injury

Vol: 6| Issue: 3| Number:35| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Does Platelet-rich Plasma Decrease Time to Return to Sports in Acute Muscle Tear? A Randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors:
AM Romoli LA Rossi A Bertona

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75 athletes with a grade II strain of the hamstrings, quadriceps, or gastrocnemius muscles were randomized to a rehabilitation program with or without the addition of a platelet-rich plasma injection. The time to return to sport, pain intensity and rate of recurrence were assessed. Results demonstrated a statistically significantly shorter time to return to sport in the PRP group compared to the c...

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