An article that was just published by the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery highlighted different treatment options for acute muscle strains. Their main goal was to see if platelet rich plasma injection treatment for acute muscle strains lead to faster recovery compared to control therapy for the same injury.
268 individuals participated in this particular study. Evidence suggested that the patients in the PRP group resulted in an earlier return to sports in patients with acute grade 1 or 2 muscle strain.
This study backs up why you are seeing elite profession athletes utilize this form of treatment for their acute muscle injuries. To read more about the article click here.
Read more about using PRP for muscle sprains and strains click here.