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2019 Nov

Am J Sports Med



Positive Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Pain in Plantar Fasciitis: A Double-Blind Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial.


Peerbooms JC, Lodder P, den Oudsten BL, Doorgeest K, Schuller HM, Gosens T
Am J Sports Med. 2019 Nov; 47(13):3238-3246.
PMID: 31603721.


When nonoperative treatment for chronic plantar fasciitis fails, often a corticosteroid injection is given. Corticosteroid injection gives temporary pain reduction but no healing. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has proven to be a safe therapeutic option in the treatment of tendon, muscle, bone, and cartilage injuries.