Ultrasound was two times more likely than MRI to correctly determine presence or absence of meniscal pathology seen arthroscopically in this study. Ultrasonography is a useful tool for diagnosis of meniscal pathology with potential advantages over MRI. Read more here.
This article provides a clear response to the incorrect information being promoted by the media. Before you take the talking heads too seriously, get some hard facts on what the treatment is and how it actually affects people. Here's the letter: Consumer Alert Response to Media Reports Associating Testosterone Treatment With Greater Heart Attack Risk [...]
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy has been used to manage pain associated with torn tendons, muscles and ligaments, mostly in athletes, at all levels. Though it has anecdotally been successful, the evidence to support its efficacious is weak. Researchers at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson participated in a multi-center randomized prospective study to evaluate the [...]
Study: PRP significantly improves midterm outcomes for jumper’s knee Platelet-rich plasma was more effective than extracorporeal shock wave therapy in the treatment of athletes with jumper’s knee, according to researchers from Rome. Read More.....