A STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY OF PLATELET RICH PLASMA INJECTION IN PATIENTS OF CHRONIC LATERAL EPICONDYLITIS

Authors

  • Jitendra Singh Rathore Junior Specialist, Department of Orthopaedics, District Hospital Rajsamand
  • Lokpal Singh Bhati Medical Officer, Department of Orthopaedics, District Hospital Jaisalmer
  • Devendra Singh Rathore Consultant Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopaedics, Rajasthan Hospital, Jodhpur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v5i2.1768

Keywords:

PRP, Elbow, Modality

Abstract

Background: To study the platelet rich plasma injection in patients of chronic lateral epicondylitis

Methods: This study was carried out prospectively on patients age of 18-70 years of both male and female gender suffering from lateral epicondylitis.

Results: In this study we found that before injection almost patients had their VAS score were 8-10. None of the patients has been improved their VAS score to 0 at the 4th week 10.00% patients have been improved their VAS score 0 at the 4th month follow-up.

Conclusion: We conclude that PRP injection significantly decrease pain and increased elbow performance at 6 months follow-up

Keywords: PRP, Elbow, Modality

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Published

2021-02-21

How to Cite

Rathore, J. S. ., Bhati, L. S. ., & Rathore, D. S. . (2021). A STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY OF PLATELET RICH PLASMA INJECTION IN PATIENTS OF CHRONIC LATERAL EPICONDYLITIS. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v5i2.1768

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