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

Platelet-rich Plasma vs. Cortisone Injections for the Non-surgical Treatment of Shoulder Pain

January 1st 2009
Status: Past

The objective of this study is to evaluate the outcomes of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections vs cortisone injections in patients with shoulder pain and to reduce the risks of treating patients with shoulder pain by using a safe, effective, non-surgical treatment for shoulder pain.

Presented at:

Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), Annual Meeting 2011, San Diego CA

Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA), Annual Meeting 2012, Ottawa Canada

Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA), Annual Meeting 2011, Honolulu HI

World Sports Trauma Congress (WSTC) - 7th European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedic Sports Traumatology (EFOST) Congress 2012, London UK