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Medical debate looks at comparing therapies
Sacramento Bee

With Tiger Woods and Pittsburgh Steeler Hines Ward providing star-powered proof, demand boomed in recent years for injections of “concentrated” blood rich in platelets to relieve hard-to-heal joint and tendon injuries. But Dr. Stephen Weber, a Sacramento orthopedic surgeon, was not convinced that the new therapies involving so-called platelet-rich plasma would speed recovery. So he conducted a study.