TOBI faculty, Kenneth Mautner MD, Gerard Malanga MD, and Joanne P. Borg-Stein MD publish new multi-center paper demonstrating PRP Platelet Rich Plasma is an effective treatment for chronic Tendinopathy
Congratulations to our TOBI faculty members for collaborating on this important multi-center retrospective study that showed that PRP was beneficial for chronic tendinopathies including the patella, Achilles and common extensor (elbow) tendons.
Outcomes After Ultrasound-Guided Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections for Chronic Tendinopathy: A Multicenter, Retrospective Review
PM&R, Available online 8 February 2013,
For more of the latest orthobiologics research, attend The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) 4th Annual PRP & Regenerative Medicine Symposium with Cadaver Lab, June 7-8, 2013 in Los Angeles. Twenty (20) world-class lectures, plus networking with field leaders about clinical experience, hands-on cadaver lab, and much more. See the Agenda, details and register online here: http://www.prpseminar.com
More collaborations like this are needed to better demonstrate which conditions may optimally benefit from Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) and other regenerative therapies in this rapidly growing field.