Nov 20

UPMC to Name Sports Medicine Building for Dr. Freddie Fu

Dr. Freddie Fu is honored as an icon who inspired the $80 million UPMC Center for Sports Medicine. Congratulations Dr. Freddy Fu. This dedication is well-deserved for your monumental contributions to sports medicine. We are honored to have you as a member of TOBI Faculty Alumni. Watch Dr. Fu's TOBI 2018 presentation here: https://youtu.be/fDZlXypMkMw

Nov 19

PRP Superior to Steroid for Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis

A recently published study by an orthopedic group in Greece has found potential benefit to using platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections over steroid for treating trapeziometacarpal joint (TMJ) osteoarthritis (OA). This location is the second most common in the hand for OA and can be significantly disabling by reducing thumb opposition and weakening pinch and grip strength as a result. The team noted positive findings for PRP use in arthritis in multiple recent studies and decided to trial the same...

Nov 18

PRP Superior to Steroid for Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis

A recently published study by an orthopedic group in Greece has found potential benefit to using platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections over steroid for treating trapeziometacarpal joint (TMJ) osteoarthritis (OA). This location is the second most common in the hand for OA and can be significantly disabling by reducing thumb opposition and weakening pinch and grip strength as a result. The team noted positive findings for PRP use in arthritis in multiple recent studies and decided to trial the same...