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C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr., M.D.

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet-Rich Plasma is a product that is believed to have very strong anti-inflammatory properties. Studies have shown that PRP is most effective at treating tendonitis, including Achilles tendonitis, lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow), and medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow). PRP has also seen some scientific success treating knee arthritis. There are several commercial devices that create different PRP mixtures, but the basic […]

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