2019-2020 NFL and NFL Physician Society Orthobiologics Consensus Statement
Rodeo SA, Bedi A. Sports Health. 2019 Nov 18:1941738119889013. doi: 10.1177/1941738119889013. [Epub ahead of print]
The NFL and NFL Physicain Society released a consensus statement on orthobiologics (e.g., platelet-rich plasma, progenitor “stem” cells). The authors describe each type of therapy and its safety and effectiveness. The document also includes a discussion about regulations of these therapies and what NFL team physicians are doing in the area of regenerative medicine. The document ends with 4 key summary points.