Dr Iain Duncan

References: PRP Therapy for Shoulders

Ridley, E. (2015). US-guided injections help ward off rotator cuff degeneration. AuntMinnie. http://www.auntminnie.com/index.aspx?sec=sup&sub=ult&pag=dis&ItemID=110012 Randelli, P., Randelli, F., Ragone, V., Menon, A., D’Ambrosi, R., Cucchi, D., Cabitza, P., & Banfi, G. (2014). Regenerative medicine in rotator cuff injuries. BioMed Research International, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/129515 Kwong C et al. Platelet-Rich Plasma in Patients With Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears or […]

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References: Injections of PRP with Hyaluronic Acid

Knee Osteoarthritis Adam, P., Renevier, J. L., & Marc, J.-F. (2018). A novel treatment of knee degenerative disorders all-in-one intra-articular injection of platelet-rich plasma combined with hyaluronic acid. International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, 13, 280–288. https://doi.org/10.4172/1758-4272.1000199 Barac, B., Damjanov, N., & Zekovic, A. (2018). The new treatment approach in knee osteoarthritis: Efficacy of cellular matrix […]

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Recommendations for Management of Rotator Cuff Tears

There are extensive recommendations from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons about Management of Rotator Cuff Injuries Clinical Practice Guidelines, Published in March 2019. Some strong and moderate recommendations are listed below. Weaker recommendations have not been listed. STRONG = Evidence from two or more “High” quality studies with consistent findings for recommending for or […]

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PRP and Visco-supplementation for rotator-cuff tears

I am seeing a growing interest and noting more research in both PRP (platelet rich plasma) and hyaluronate/viscosupplementation therapies for the treatment of both arthritis and tendon pathologies. In many of the earlier studies  there was no control patients, but this has been improved in several recent studies. In particular I draw your attention to […]