Could Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy be an effective, new Tennis Elbow treatment - A breakthrough, even? - Or is it actually an expensive, unproven fad, driven by rock star-athlete publicity and questionable medical studies?
A new, cutting edge tendon stem cell injection procedure for Tennis Elbow and other Tendinopathies, utilizing Orthocell’s Autologous Tenocyte Injection (ATI) technology, is now being offered in Australia, having undergone at least 2 clinical trials – (Although it’s not available in the United States or Europe yet.)
An Israeli biotech company recently announced the promising results of a clinical trial of their bioengineered collagen product (combined with Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection Therapy) in the treatment of Tennis Elbow.
11 non-surgical treatments, like Physical Therapy and Acupuncture performed no better than a placebo in relieving patients’ pain in this study – Is the conclusion really that Tennis Elbow is a “self-limiting condition?”