Alan M. Hirahara, MD, FRCSC
Orthopaedic SurgeonSpecialist in Sports Medicine

Tribe Medical Webinar & Dinner Presentation - The Conservative Management of Symptomatic Knee OA in Clinical Practice: How is PRP changing the way I treat my patients?

Knees: Cartilage
OrthoBiologics: Platelet-Rich Plasma
Victoria, Canada

Tribe Medical Group
Tribe Medical Webinar & Dinner Presentation

Dr. Hirahara will be discussing the current trends and evidence in the management of the symptomatic, osteoarthritic knee. A review of evidence will be provided as well as practical recommendations regarding patient selection and exclusion criterion. This may be expanded to include the operative use of PRP if desired. Recent changes to AAOS recommendations will be discussed.

 -History of PRP

-Development of literature supporting use in orthopedics

-Emerging evidence (changes to AAOS recommendations)

-My use of PRP in clinical practice

-PRP as an alternative to hyaluronic acid and corticosteroids

-Patient selection

-Where to next? What does the future hold for this treatment option?