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A Golfer with Tennis Elbow Treated with Platelet Rich Plasma

Feb 21, 2014

A Golfer With Tennis Elbow Treated With Platelet Rich Plasma Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL What? A golfer with tennis elbow? That’s right, because “tennis elbow” is just a name when it comes to describing the mechanics of an injury. If the problem occurs on the outer aspect of the elbow, where the tendons insert onto the bone, it is known commonly as “tennis elbow” or “lateral epicondylitis.” If it originates from the inner aspect of the elbow it…

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Tennis Player with Chronic Elbow Pain Responds to PRP

Jun 27, 2013

Tennis Player with Chronic Elbow Pain Responds to PRP    Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl      For a tennis player chronic elbow pain is often a difficult problem. Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is a frequent cause of chronic elbow pain in tennis players. Tennis elbow often fails to respond to rest, medications, physical therapy, and even surgery. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has been used to treat tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis with success. An tennis player who failed…

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Chronic Elbow Pain Responds to PRP

Apr 02, 2013

Chronic Elbow Pain Responds to PRP Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl A large randomized clinical study looking at the affects of using Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) in tennis elbow found that PRP was more effective than dry needling of this chronic elbow problem. The results were recently revealed and supports the long supported view in users of Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) as an effective treatment modality for this type of elbow pain. Chronic tendon problems often fail to respond quickly to conservative measures…

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