Injuries, regardless of what they are or how severe they are, can hamper the ability to live your normal life. Whether you are very active or simply used to a certain routine, injuries can (and often do) change everything. So wouldn’t it be nice to be able to recover from these injuries more quickly and to get back into that routine? That is where PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) injections come into play. Below are types of injuries we can help treat with PRP injections, thus reducing the burden you may have due to injury. [Read more…]
Synthesizing a concoction of cells found naturally in our own bodies and concentrating them to treat ourselves sounds like something on the order of living on the moon or driving a hovercraft to work, huh? Well, welcome to the future. Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but it is an innovative treatment that practitioners have been refining since the 1990s. And because of its incredibly low risk and rapidly declining cost, the popularity of the technique to treat a range of injuries is increasing.
Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) may be the solution you’ve been looking for to rid yourself of chronic pain without getting surgery. If you’ve been suffering from acute or chronic joint, tendon, or soft tissue injuries, consider this option that gives your body the essentials it needs to begin healing itself. PRP injections are comprised of plasma, platelets, growth factors, and cytokines that help accelerate healing wherever it’s injected. This therapy centrifuges plasma from your blood to isolate the platelet-rich portions of that plasma. If you’re looking for pain relief, this non-surgical option may be the alternative you’ve been looking for. Here is how the procedure plays out: [Read more…]