PRP for Foot & Ankle

How Different Forms Of Arthritis Can Affect Your Feet?

According to the National Institutes of Health, nearly one-fourth of Amer…

Platelet-rich plasma to treat ankle cartilage pathology – from translational potential to clinical evidence: a systematic review

Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) is a fascinating biological treatment showing promising results for the management of cartilage disorders. However, despite the step forwards in this research area and the increasing use of PRP in clinical practice, its use remains still controversial and especially its ap…

Point-Counterpoint: Is PRP Beneficial For Chronic Plantar Fasciitis?

Yes. Noting the literature and their own success with platelet rich plasma (PRP), Babak Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS, and Lindsay Mae Chandler, DPM, say PRP is an effective non-invasive treatment that can obviate further surgery for plantar fasciosis. No. Patrick DeHeer, DPM, FACFAS, says PRP is not the…

Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection for Achilles Tendinopathy

Platelet-rich plasma injections for the treatment of chronic Achilles tendinopathy has become increasingly popular among sports medicine physicians as an alternative to surgery. But does it work?

Injectable treatments for noninsertional achilles tendinosis: a systematic review

Foot Ankle Int. 2013 May;34(5):619-28. doi: 10.1177/1071100713475353. Epub 2013 Feb 4. Review|By Gross CE , et al.