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Platelet-rich plasma injections in acute muscle injury

PainSci » bibliography » Reurink et al 2014

Two articles on PainSci cite Reurink 2014: 1. The Complete Guide to Muscle Strains2. Does Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection Work?

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In this randomized trial involving athletes with acute hamstring muscle injuries, injection of platelet-rich plasma did not result in shortening of the time until patients could resume their sports activity or in a reduction in reinjury rates, as compared with placebo.

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