Ultrasound-guided injections, platelet-rich plasma injections, and minimally invasive tenotomy and hydroresection procedures are common interventional orthopaedic treatments.
An office-based ultrasonic debridement procedure may be a successful alternative approach to calcific tendinopathy of the shoulder, and other joints too. Outcome data gathering is underway.
What is the true underlying intratendinous pathology in tennis elbow? Choosing appropriate treatment depends on an accurate assessment, so a reliable classification system is a necessity.
Who’s setting the standards for using (and studying) orthobiologics? Cleveland Clinic researchers are — starting with setting protocols for tracking outcomes and devising a system for classifying tendinopathy.