You will have to log in or register to view the full content. The efficacy of orthobiologics or the use of your body’s own platelets or stem cells to heal orthopedic problems depends on accurate placement. Meaning, injecting something like platelet-rich plasma into your body to heal a tendon requires that the platelets be placed precisely into the part of the tendon which has problems. To achieve that, high-level clinics use both real-time x-ray and ultrasound because each has its benefits and limitations. Let’s dive into why that is and review some new research on injecting discs with ultrasound.