PRP shows potential for treating Achilles tendinosis

By Terry Stanton

Study examines treatment effects in insertional and noninsertional cases

Pain of the Achilles tendon is among the most frequent causes of pain among patients seen at foot and ankle practices. The common cause, chronic Achilles tendinosis, is the result of poor vascularization and of microtears in the collagen fibers due to repetitive overuse.

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