Platelet Rich Plasma Practical Use in Non-Surgical Musculoskeletal Pathology

  • Adam WegleinEmail author
  • Steve Sampson
  • Danielle Aufiero
Part of the Lecture Notes in Bioengineering book series (LNBE)


Platelet Rich Plasma is a new emerging treatment modality with fantastic potential to heal both in the surgical and non surgical arenas. This chapter focuses on the Non- surgical applications of Platelet Rich Plasma, primarily in the clinic setting. We have reviewed the current status of PRP preparation, PRP sub types and clinical utilization. It is our intent that this chapter will serve as a guide to those interested in Conservative utilization of PRP in musculoskeletal Medicine.


Nucleus Pulposis Platelet Rich Plasma Plantar Fasciitis Tennis Elbow Platelet Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Weglein
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Steve Sampson
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Danielle Aufiero
    • 3
    • 6
    • 7
  1. 1.Regenerative Ortho Med ClinicHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Houston Medical SchoolUniversity of Texas Health Science CenterHoustonUSA
  3. 3.The Orthohealing CenterLos AngelesUSA
  4. 4.The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI)Los AngelesUSA
  5. 5.David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLALos AngelesUSA
  6. 6.Physical Medicine and RehabilitationWestern University of Health SciencesPomonaUSA
  7. 7.Adjunct Clinical ProfessorTouro UniversitySan FraniscoUSA

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