Our office will frequently receive an email or a phone call from a person who is interested in either Platelet Rich Plasma therapy or stem cell therapy. They will ask us, which is better? They are both good. We have found both PRP and stem cell therapy to be effective and reliable treatments for our patients. Effective and reliable are terms we use frequently. Reliable means we have a good understanding of how these treatments will work and how they will help..
In a recent study published in the journal Knee Surgery and Related Research, doctors expressed concerns over treatment recommendations given to patients for their knee pain based on MRI findings. The title of their paper?
“Is Knee Magnetic Resonance Imaging Overutilized in Current Practice?”