MANAGEMENT OF ADHESIVE CAPSULITIS OF SHOULDER JOINT BY SINGLE PLATELET RICH PLASMA INJECTION
Keywords:Adhesive Capsulitis, Platelet-Rich Plasma, Corticosteroid, Intra-articular
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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