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Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: Two Top Docs Take Turns Debating The Study Results

Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) injections have emerged in recent years as a treatment for a variety of sports injuries, but there are few studies reporting on its effectiveness of PRP. Two top sports medicine physicians debate the hottest topic in orthopedics.

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: What Sports Parents Should Know

In recent years, platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) injections have been used to treat a variety of sports injuries, ranging from severe tendonitis to muscle tears, but there is an ongoing debate among sports medicine doctors as to its effectiveness, especially given its cost. We explore both sides of the controversy.

Andrew M. Blecher, M.D (Primary Care Sports Medicine): Treating The Entire Athlete

In recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam asked 30 experts to write a blog in 2012 answering two questions: first, how or why did they get into their field, and second, how have they made a difference in the life of a youth athlete in the past year.

Today, we hear again from Dr Andrew Blecher, a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician in the Los Angeles area, and a frequent contributor to MomsTEAM.

By Andrew M. Blecher, MD

A primary care sports medicine specialist talks about how use of an experimental new therapy helped him get the starting center on a college football team back on the field sooner than expected after suffering a serious knee ligament sprain.
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