Treatment of Soft Tissue Injury in Athletes by Biological Method

Treatment of Soft Tissue Injury in Athletes by Biological Method


  • Merab Vardzukashvili New Vision University image/svg+xml
  • Irakli Vardzukashvili David Agmashenebeli University of Georgia image/svg+xml
  • Ia Egnatieva David Agmashenebeli University of Georgia image/svg+xml
  • Khatuna Saganelidze New Vision University



of platelet-rich plasma, meniscus, ligaments


 Recently, in the treatment of soft tissue trauma, autologous preparations made of blood plasma with a high platelet content (PRP) are used, it is obtained from the patient's own blood and contains various growth factors and other biomolecules necessary for the healing of the injury. Platelets, the main component of PRGF, contain 1500 different bioactive factors, these factors include - messengers of the immune system, enzymes and their inhibitors, and other factors that can participate in tissue repair.

Current research surrounding PRP therapy has significant limitations in terms of article bias, lack of preparation standardization, and insufficient multicenter randomized large clinical trials, although PRP has shown potential benefits for certain clinical indications, specifically wound, tendon, and ligament healing. Because PRP is biologically unique to different people, it is difficult to determine the true effectiveness of the therapy. More attention should be paid to standardizing methods of preparation and administration of PRP to determine true efficacy.

Conclusion: The use of platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of soft tissue injuries during sports injuries is a promising method.


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Author Biographies

Merab Vardzukashvili, New Vision University

PhD student

Irakli Vardzukashvili, David Agmashenebeli University of Georgia

Associate professor

Ia Egnatieva, David Agmashenebeli University of Georgia

Associate professor

Khatuna Saganelidze, New Vision University



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How to Cite

Vardzukashvili, M., Vardzukashvili, I., Egnatieva, I., & Saganelidze, K. (2024). Treatment of Soft Tissue Injury in Athletes by Biological Method. Scientific Journal „Spectri“, 8(2).