Vol 3 | Issue 2 |  July-Dec 2018 | Page 30-35 | Ramesh K Sen, Manuj Aggarwal.

Authors: Ramesh K Sen [1], Manuj Aggarwal [1].

[1] Institute of orthopaedics, Max hospital Mohali, India

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Ramesh Sen,
Institute of orthopaedics, Max hospital Mohali, India
Email: senramesh@rediffmail.com


Orthobiologics is a newer science that has biologic-based therapies for treatment of various hip, knee, ankle and shoulder pathologies. It involve biological sources which promote and accelerate bone and soft tissue healing and based on theoretical advantages in focal chondral defect, osteoarthritis, AVN hip, plantar fasciitis and various tendinopathies. Strong evidence which support the use of biologic agent such as hyaluronic acid, platelet rich plasma bone marrow aspirate concentrate, largely remain absent from the literature. This article review the existing literature on most commonly employed biologic agent for the different knee, hip, and ankle pathologies. There was a lack of clinical evidence for various treatment strategies; therefore we suggest that there is a need for comparative studies in future.
Keywords: Orthobiologics, Hyaluronic acid, platelet rich plasma, Bone marrow aspirate concentrate; Adipose derived stem cells, Osteoarthritis


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