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Volume:3 Issue:6 Number:94 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #6588
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

COA/AOA: Intralesional PRP vs. steroids for plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis

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OrthoEvidence. COA/AOA: Intralesional PRP vs. steroids for plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis. ACE Report. 2014;3(6):94. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/6588

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Prospective Comparative Study of Orthobiological PRP Platelet Rich Plasma Intra Lesional Injectional Therapy and Steroid Injection in Treatment of Achilles Tendonitis and Intractable Plantar Fasciitis: A Clinical Follow-up Study for Two Years

Contributing Authors: A Alkhuzai

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


200 patients with inflammatory soft tissue tendonitis, Achilles tendonitis, or plantar fasciitis were randomized to evaluate the efficacy of the Orthobiologics Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) intralesional injection as compared to that of steroid injections. Patients were monitored over 2 years based on the Roles-Maudsley score (RM Score), a visual analog scale, and the American Orthopaedic Foot and An...

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