Many healthcare facilities are touting the “magic” of PRP and its healing powers. They are charging patients thousands of dollars for this procedure which is unproven in many disorders. It is not covered by insurance, so uneducated patients can be duped easily if they are told that PRP can magically change their life. AZISKS frequently scours the Orthopedic literature to help educate our patients, and the public, on scientific, evidence based treatments of Orthopedic conditions. This includes areas not specifically treated by Dr. Bailie. This recently published, placebo controlled study is evidence against the use of PRP in the Achilles tendon.
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