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How effective is the prp therapy in healing an ACL partial tear?

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
Anti-Aging Medicine
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In brief: Platelet Rich Plasma

PRP or platelet rich plasma injection is very effective for a number of indications.
These include facial rejuvenation, hair regrowth, sexual rejuvenation, healing musculoskeletal injuries and arthritis, and more. While I have not seen research specifically for partial ACL tear, one would assume that this would be a good indiciation for PRP. E.g. prp is known to be good for partial tendon tears.

In brief: Platelet Rich Plasma

PRP or platelet rich plasma injection is very effective for a number of indications.
These include facial rejuvenation, hair regrowth, sexual rejuvenation, healing musculoskeletal injuries and arthritis, and more. While I have not seen research specifically for partial ACL tear, one would assume that this would be a good indiciation for PRP. E.g. prp is known to be good for partial tendon tears.
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine

In brief: PRP

While not unreasonable to try, there is very little support in the literature that this will provide much benefit.
If you have a high grade tear, chances are that this will progress to a complete tear if you remain very active. Strengthening your thigh muscles ; adding some additional protection with a brace may be of some benefit.

In brief: PRP

While not unreasonable to try, there is very little support in the literature that this will provide much benefit.
If you have a high grade tear, chances are that this will progress to a complete tear if you remain very active. Strengthening your thigh muscles ; adding some additional protection with a brace may be of some benefit.
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Dr. Brian Chimenti
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