In the June 2021 issue of The Australian Chiropractic magazine Dr. Shannon reviews the literature on musculoskeletal injection intervenions widely used in clinical practice, those being platelet rich plasma (PRP), corticosteriod injections (CSI) and hyaluronic acid injections (HA) and discusses whether there is clinical utility for these interventions in the modern chiropractic practice.
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