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Mend Physical Therapy Blog and Injury Information

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections have increased dramatically in recent years for the treatment of orthopedic conditions. PRP injections aim to improve the cellular and biochemical environment of the injected tissue. Current injection utilization has far out paced the research supporting their clinical use in patients. Current randomized, controlled data on the benefits of PRP...

Knee Osteoarthritis is a common condition affecting many middle aged adults which leads to pain, loss of range of motion, and decreased function.  Physical Therapy remains the primary choice for conservative treatment, but often these treatments are combined with injections to the knee joint.  Corticosteroids are an inexpensive injection designed to reduce pain and inflammation...