New approach shows promise for treating shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury – News-Medical.Net

Researchers in regenerative rehabilitation conducted a pilot study of a new approach to the treatment of treatment-resistant shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury (SCI) and rotator cuff disease. Results were encouraging in the study of six participants who received a combination of a single injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) into the supraspinatus tendon and a home-based exercise program of stretching and strengthening.

The article, “Ultrasound-guided platelet-rich plasma injection for the treatment of recalcitrant rotator cuff disease in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury: A pilot study”, (doi: 10.1080/10790268.2020.1754676) was epublished ahead of print on May 7, 2020 by the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine.

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