Clinical Update: Why PRP Should Be Your First Choice for Injection Therapy in Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Published on Dec 1, 2018in Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine
· DOI :10.1007/s12178-018-9524-x
Corey S. Cook1
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Patrick A. Smith11
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(MU: University of Missouri)
Purpose of Review The purpose of this review is to update the reader on the current applications of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (KOA). This review will focus on PRP’s effect on the osteoarthritic joint, how PRP compares to traditional treatments of KOA, and provide clinical feedback on the use of PRP in an orthopedic and sports medicine practice.
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