PT Inquest Episode 78: Using LP-PRP for Osteoarthritis

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Erik and JW have a history of skepticism regarding the use of platelet rich plasm (PRP) injections for tendon injuries, but can it have an effect on osteoarthritis? What would they need to see in order to be convinced? Does this article provide that? Or do Erik and JW just hate every new thing no matter what?

Intra-articular Autologous Conditioned Plasma Injections Provide Safe and Efficacious Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis: An FDA-Sanctioned, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial.
Smith PA.
Am J Sports Med. 2016 Feb 1. pii: 0363546515624678. [Epub ahead of print]

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“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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