One injection of platelet-rich plasma associated to a submaximal eccentric protocol to treat chronic jumper's knee.


AIM Jumper's knee is a frequent chronic overuse syndrome of the proximal part of the patellar tendon. Platelets contain lots of growth factors which could enhance the healing process of tendons. The aim of this study was to clarify the possible efficacy of one injection of Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in cases of rebel jumper's knees. METHODS Twenty… (More)