Is PRP Effective in Treating a Medial Meniscus Tear to Avoid Arthroscopic Surgery?

A MRI has confirmed that I have medial meniscus tear. I am hoping to avoid arthroscopic surgery. Is PRP effective in treating this condition?
Dr. Andrew BlecherDr. Andrew Blecher
Although there may be some case reports of patients being treated with PRP for meniscal tears, there has not been a study to show that PRP can heal meniscal tears. That doesn’t meen that it may not help. You may in fact get symptom improvement from PRP treatment. However there is as of yet no evidence that it will heal the tear.
Dr. Jon RubensteinDr. Jon Rubenstein
Yes, PRP can help regenerate the meniscus and repair the tear. Many professional athletes have avoided in season surgery thanks to PRP.

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