Steroid vs. Platelet-Rich Plasma

Steroid vs. Platelet-Rich Plasma in Ultrasound-Guided Sacroiliac Joint Injection for Chronic Low Back Pain

While treating lower back pain can be a clinical challenge, recent studies implicate the sacro-iliac joint not always the spine. Treating the sacro-iliac joint using precision ultrasound guidance with a biological not pharmacological not only is shown to reduce pain, but the concentrated growth factors boosts healing as well. Unlike steroids platelet rich plasma does not harm cartilage, it actually helps cartilage and poses non of the other risks associated with steroids.