Platelet-Rich Plasma in Addition to Rehabilitation for Acute Hamstring Injuries in NFL Players

@inproceedings{Rettig2013PlateletRichPI,
  title={Platelet-Rich Plasma in Addition to Rehabilitation for Acute Hamstring Injuries in NFL Players},
  author={Arthur C. Rettig and Susan R. Meyer and Arup Kumar Bhadra},
  booktitle={Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections have been proposed to hasten soft tissue healing. There is a lack of evidence in the current literature to support their efficacy in elite athletes. PURPOSE To investigate the effects of the addition of PRP to rehabilitation in the treatment of acute hamstring injuries in professional National Football League (NFL) players and to report the time to return to play. STUDY DESIGN Case control study. METHODS Ten NFL players with similar… CONTINUE READING

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