Platelet-rich plasma (PRP). In this procedure blood is drawn from the patient, spun at high speeds to separate the blood cells called platelets, and then the platelets are injected back into the body at the injury site.
Arthroscopic surgery or open surgery (using one larger incision) is sometimes used to treat
calcific tendinitis that has not responded to nonsurgical treatment and is
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October 16, 2012
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