Knee osteoarthritis is very prevalent in the US population. Approximately 20% of the population over the age of 45 has OA. Treatment for is knee OA is not perfect and many people not do not qualify for treatment secondary to medical, health or age reasons. PRP may be beneficial in certain patient populations. We have a better understanding of the mechanism involved with PRP and there are multiple conflicting randomized controlled trials. Physicians should be aware of all possible options for patients.
Following the completion of this lecture, the participant will:
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Dr. Prom received his Bachelor of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathy from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006 and completed a Family Medicine residency at Riverside Regional Medical Center in 2009. Dr. Prom continued his osteopathic training by completing an OMM/NMM +1 fellowship at UMDNJ-SOM in Stratford, New Jersey in 2010 and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Virginia Tech/VCOM in 2011.
Dr. Prom is the owner of Tidewater Sports & Osteopathic Medicine in Chesapeake, Virginia and specializes in OMT, Sports Medicine and Regenerative Medicine. In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Prom is a clinical faculty member at VCOM, Liberty College of Osteopathic Medicine, VCU/Riverside Family Medicine, and EVMS Family Medicine.
The Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association (VOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. VOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1A CME credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.
Grievances regarding program administration and reporting of AOA CME credits will be handled on an individual basis Initially, all grievances should be directed to VOMA Executive Director. Participants with grievances that cannot be resolved will be sent to the AOA Council on CME , 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.