• NITIN CHOUDHARY Department of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
  • AKHIL GUPTA Department of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
  • SANJEEV GUPTA Department of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
  • NEERAJ MAHAJAN Department of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India.



Tennis elbow, Lateral Epicondylitis, PRP(Platelet-rich Plasma) injection, Steroid injection, Visual analog score, Disabilities of arm, shoulder and hand score


Aims and Objectives: The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in chronic/recalcitrant cases of lateral epicondylitis in comparison to steroid injections and their role in averting surgical procedures.

Methods: A prospective study was carried out in the Post Graduate Department of Orthopaedics, Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu, from July 21 to June 22.

Results: The patients managed with PRP injections tend to have a better outcome in long-term follow-up than the steroid group and the results in our study have been found to be statistically significant (p<0.05).

Conclusion: We consider PRP injection for intractable lateral epicondylitis of the elbow, not only a safe but also very effective tool in reducing symptoms as well as averting the need for surgical intervention in this difficult cohort of patients.


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How to Cite

CHOUDHARY, N., A. GUPTA, S. GUPTA, and N. MAHAJAN. “ROLE OF PLATELET-RICH PLASMA INJECTIONS IN TENNIS ELBOW; A PROSPECTIVE STUDY”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 15, no. 11, Nov. 2022, pp. 78-80, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2022.v15i11.45565.



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