Study: Platelet-rich plasma better than cortisone for plantar fasciitis

02/8/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

U.S. researchers found that platelet-rich plasma injections were significantly more effective and longer lasting than cortisone for patients with severe chronic plantar fasciitis that resisted traditional nonsurgical management. Patients who received a single injection of methylprednisolone saw less improvement than patients who got one injection of unbuffered autologous platelet-rich plasma, according to a study presented at a meeting of orthopedic surgeons.

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