Rehabilitation after Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy: Implications for the Health Professional


Rehabilitation after Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy: Implications for the Health Professional


$15 for NATA members/ $25 for non-members


Wednesday,  October 15,  2014


11:00am – 12:15pm CST




Scott Cheatham PT, DPT, PhD(C), OCS, ATC, CSCS


Dr. Cheatham is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Kinesiology at California State University Dominguez Hills.  He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Chapman University and is currently a PhD candidate in Physical Therapy at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Cheatham is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a board certified specialist in orthopedics (OCS). He also holds several fitness certifications and is a certified ergonomic specialist. He is a national presenter for various organizations and has authored over 40 peer reviewed publications, textbook chapters, and home study courses on the topics of orthopedics, health & fitness, and sports medicine.


Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is an emerging non-surgical intervention used for the treatment of tendon and ligament pathology. Despite the growing popularity of PRP in musculoskeletal medicine, there is a paucity of research that describes appropriate rehabilitation procedures following this intervention.  This lecture will discuss the available evidence on rehabilitation after PRP injection for non-surgical musculoskeletal conditions.

Clinical Objectives:

At the conclusion of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the rationale for PRP in the non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Discuss the various ways PRP is developed and related biological concepts
  • Discuss indications and contraindications for PRP treatment
  • Discuss evidence based guidelines for rehabilitation after PRP injection

Athletic Training Domain:

  • Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis
  • Treatment and Rehabilitation

Course Level:


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