MANAGEMENT OF ADHESIVE CAPSULITIS OF SHOULDER JOINT BY SINGLE PLATELET RICH PLASMA INJECTION

Authors

  • Himanshu Suman Senior Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, Index Medical College, Hospital and Research Center
  • Puneet Kumar Acharya PG Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, Index Medical College, Hospital and Research Center
  • Jyoti Krishna PG Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, Index Medical College, Hospital and Research Center
  • Yash Sharma PG Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, Index Medical College, Hospital and Research Center
  • Oaj Dosaj PG Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, Index Medical College, Hospital and Research Center

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v5i3.1826

Keywords:

Adhesive Capsulitis, Platelet-Rich Plasma, Corticosteroid, Intra-articular

Abstract

Introduction: Adhesive capsulitis is a painful impairment characterized by the restriction of movement of shoulder due to the adhesions across the glenohumeral joint, injection of platelet-rich plasma is effective treatment to reduce the pain and restore the movement of shoulder.

Aim: To assess the effectiveness single PRP injection in management of adhesive capsulitis.

Material and Methods: This study enrolled 12 patients experiencing the shoulder pain for at least 3 months and attending our medical college hospital. Patients with adhesive capsulitis were given a single injection of PRP (4 ml) and followed up for 12 weeks, VAS scores and Disability Index scores were recorded and compared with the baseline scores.

Result:  In present study majority of patients were females with mean duration of symptoms was 3 months. Post PRP treatment all the patients have shown significant improvement on pains VAS score, movement VAS score on 2nd, 6th, and 12th weeks follow up.

Conclusion:  Present studies conclude that the AC is more prevalent among females which can be treated effectively with PRP technique. PRP as is a simple, safe and cost-effective management of AC without any adverse effects.

Keywords: Adhesive Capsulitis, Platelet-Rich Plasma, Corticosteroid, Intra-articular

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Published

2021-03-17

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Suman, H. ., Acharya, P. K. ., Krishna, J. ., Sharma, Y. ., & Dosaj, O. . (2021). MANAGEMENT OF ADHESIVE CAPSULITIS OF SHOULDER JOINT BY SINGLE PLATELET RICH PLASMA INJECTION. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 5(3). https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v5i3.1826

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