Navigation Links
Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) Accelerates Healing of Joint Injuries, Osteoarthritis Pain
Date:6/22/2009

les Dodgers have received this treatment with decreased return to play times without adverse effects. However the treatment is not restricted to high level athletes, it may ultimately see more widespread use in the weekend warrior.

PRP injections can be performed in tendons, ligaments, and painful joints all over the body. Sports injuries including rotator cuff tears, Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, knee meniscus tears, and hip & knee arthritis all may be effectively treated with PRP. Many patients have been able to avoid surgery with PRP treatment.

Case history -
"T.R." is a male professional pole-vaulter who competes in senior-level events (age 50-plus). He initially presented with complaints of knee pain from arthritis. He tried anti-inflammatories, received multiple synvisc and cortisone injections, and underwent arthroscopic surgery; however he continued to experience pain while jogging.

A musculoskeletal ultrasound was performed & identified multiple abnormalities of the knee which were contributing to his pain in addition to the arthritis.

After a series of 3 PRP injections to his pes anserine bursa, patellar tendon, medial meniscus and knee joint, he was pain free with no limitation. Several months later he received PRP therapy for his rotator cuff tear with arthritis and is doing great.

Patient testimony:
"As a national-class masters track and field athlete competing in the pole vault, sprints, and hurdles, decades of training and competition had worn down my joints to the point where running was painful and lifting my arm over my head was difficult. My orthopedist referred me to Dr. Sampson, whose assessment indicated that PRP for my problematic joints (knee, shoulder) might yield some benefits. Dr. Sampson gave me a series of PRP injections in the knee and the shoulder over an extended time. The improvement has been dramatic; I can run and pole vault without pain, train w
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Children's National Research Links Platelets to Sepsis-Related Organ Failure
2. Portola Pharmaceuticals Enters Worldwide License Agreement for Development and Commercialization of Novel Antiplatelet Drug Elinogrel
3. Bioreactors might solve blood-platelet supply problems
4. Novel therapeutic approaches may improve patient outcomes in several platelet disorders
5. Cardiogenesis Announces Preliminary Results Combining TMR + Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
6. GlaxoSmithKline Files for FDA Approval of PROMACTA(TM) (eltrombopag) to be the First Oral Platelet Growth Factor for Rare Blood Disorder
7. Rigel R788 Raises Platelet Counts in Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) Patients in Phase 2 Study
8. GenPrime Initiates External Clinical Trials of its Bacterial Contamination Test for Rapid Detection of Bacteria in Platelets
9. Falling Platelet Counts May Signal HIV-Linked Dementia
10. PEAK Surgical Announces First Use of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) in Europe
11. PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Fascia Incision Healing Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) for Gynecologic Surgery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) Accelerates Healing of Joint Injuries, Osteoarthritis Pain
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family ... by TripAdvisor as the number one best large hotel for ... the world for their annual Travelers’ Choice Awards. , ... The website is home to millions of unbiased and honest ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Padre Murphy's and Owner Tom Boyle in Glendale, ... Health Alliance (PPHA). The PPHA's passion for others' well-being ... NFL greats, treated for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has propelled ... cause in the valley. The most recent plans for an ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The ... Pro Bodybuilder Ben Pakulski to increase lean muscle by up ... This has caught the attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting ... shows that it is a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of ... what it means to “Live Fearless.” , The ... share their stories about how they or someone they know ... by living in the moment. By telling these types of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 The federal court overseeing thousands of ... Court, Southern District of West Virginia has upheld a $2 ... first bellwether trial. In an Order dated January 21st, the ... finding that C.R. Bard had not proven a miscarriage of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 2Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 3Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 3Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4
... Calif., May 19 AMDL, Inc. (Amex:,ADL), ( ... operations in Shenzhen, Jiangxi and Jilin, China, announced ... will host a,teleconference scheduled for Wednesday, May 21, ... the Company,s first quarter financial results., To ...
... surgeon at the University of Liverpool has performed a groundbreaking ... more commonly seen in dogs. , The three year-old chimp ... year and now lives in a chimpanzee reserve supported by ... and had difficulty walking because a bone in her forearm ...
... Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) will present ... nurse researcher: expert category to Linda Flynn, a Rutgers College ... Regency Hotel, Princeton on June 5. , Flynn, assistant professor ... of New Jersey, was one of 13 nurses selected to ...
... The 21 for 21 ritual, where 21st birthday ... prevalent among college students, according to new research. In ... University of Missouri determined that many college students drink ... their health. , The study will appear in ...
... choose,foods wisely in order to eat a healthy, balanced diet. ... it,s right on the packages!, Checking the Nutrition Facts ... shopping. If you want to make your calories count,"calories" may ... is,easy to understand. The more calories you eat, the more ...
... BIG RAPIDS, Mich., May 19 Encounter,Projective Therapy ... beta sample in the National Press Club,s Library., ... 1 in every 9 deployed solders to,Iraq suffers ... by exposure to,blast waves from explosives. Some of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:AMDL Announces Teleconference and Audio Web Conference to Discuss First Quarter Financial Results 2Health News:Surgeon operates to rescue chimp with rare deformity 2Health News:Rutgers College of Nursing's Linda Flynn to receive N.J. Governor's Nursing Merit Award 2Health News:Study finds 21st birthday binge drinking extremely common; can pose serious health hazards 2Health News:%DV: Adding Up a Balanced Diet 2Health News:Self Help Therapy for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... For the pharmaceutical industry, marketplace success is tied to ... importance of the managed markets function - which is pharma,s ... payer formularies and provider networks play an increasingly large role ... time, managed markets leaders must continually identify the optimal resource ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) released ... care leaders and a new study analyzing the impact of increased ... a nationwide coalition working to educate policy makers and the public ... Capitol was focused on how the Iowa ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... DUBLIN , Jan. 23, 2015  Immune Therapeutics, Inc. today ... Inc. for the compounding, packaging and distributing of its naltrexone ... the United States . KRS ... compounding naltrexone tablets in various strengths for individual patients in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:As Payer Influence Rises, Pharmaceutical Companies work to Optimize the Managed Markets Function 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 3Immune Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Agreement with KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. 2Immune Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Agreement with KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. 3Immune Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Agreement with KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. 4
... NORCROSS, Ga., Feb. 24, 2012   Molnlycke Health Care US, LLC, ... announces it has acquired the assets of Brennen Medical (St. ... Care. In this transaction (terms not disclosed), ... Assets of Brennen Medical within the Burn and Wound Care ...
...  Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced ... the company,s Mylan Pharmaceuticals subsidiary, has been elected to ... board of directors. GPhA is an association that represents ... election to this role further supports Mylan,s mission to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Molnlycke Health Care Acquires the Burn and Wound Care Business From Brennen Medical 2Mylan Pharmaceuticals President Tony Mauro Elected Chairman of GPhA 2
Interchangeable design allows you to select a single handpiece and change tips during the procedure. Universal connector. Disassembles for easy cleaning. Tips can rotate 360 degrees to re-orient port...
Interchangeable design allows you to select a single handpiece and change tips during the procedure. Universal connector. Disassembles for easy cleaning. Tips can rotate 360 degrees to re-orient port...
PremierEdge™ Tunnel Knives....
PremierEdge™ Clear Cornea Knives - Parallel Sides....
Medicine Products: