Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves the injection of the patient’s own platelets to promote the healing of:
During the procedure, a few tubes of blood are drawn from the patient. The sample is then placed in a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets. Next, the activated platelets are injected directly into the injured area. The injection of PRP leads to the release of growth factors that stimulate and increase the number of reparative cells in the body. The procedure takes advantage of the patient’s own healing systems to improve musculoskeletal problems.
PRP therapy is effective in the treatment of the following conditions:
Indications for PRP therapy include the following: