• PRP injection for UCL injuries linked with longer delay in return to play in baseball league pitchers

    10 days ago - By Healio

    SAN DIEGO - Results presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine showed Major and Minor League Baseball players with ulnar collateral ligament injuries who received platelet-rich plasma injections took significantly longer to return to throwing compared with players who only underwent a traditional, nonoperative rehabilitation program.
    Aakash Chauhan
    Aakash Chauhan , MD, and colleagues used the Health and Injury Tracking System database to identify Major and Minor League Baseball Players with grade 1, 2 or 3 UCL injuries. Researchers collected standard demographics,
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