Monthly Archives: July 2017

The use of PRP may reduce the failure rate of rotator cuff surgery?

Because rotator cuff tears have a fairly high failure rate (most studies suggesting a 20% failure rate) due to impaired biological healing at the repair site, surgeons are looking for ways to improve the environment at the repair site. PRP has been shown to create inflammation, the first phase of healing,  at the site of injury and is believed […]