Plasma is the liquid portion of whole blood. It is composed largely of water and proteins, and it provides a medium for red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets to circulate through the body. Platelets, also called thrombocytes, are blood cells that cause blood clots and other necessary growth healing functions.
What We Do:
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy uses injections of a concentration of a patient’s own platelets to accelerate the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints. In this way, PRP injections use each individual patient's own healing system to improve musculoskeletal problems.
PRP injections are prepared by taking anywhere from one to a few tubes of your own blood and running it through a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets. These activated platelets are then injected directly into your injured or diseased body tissue. This releases growth factors that stimulate and increase the number of reparative cells your body produces.
Advantages of PRP
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a natural substance created from your own blood that contains a high concentration of the healing properties found in your blood.
Natural solution with minimal risk
Accelerate the healing process
Ease pain and improve mobility
Treatment is quick and painless
Short recovery time
Benefits of PRP Treatment
Helps Heal Several Cases of Sport Injuries
Muscle injuries happen when the force against the muscle is so great that the tissue begins to tear. Ligaments, on the other hand, take time and are difficult to heal. This makes PRP therapy an appealing option to help athletes in their healing process from sports injuries. This approach aims to restore the functionality and mobility of the injured joint or muscle.
Symptomatic Relief For Knee Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis patients who are suffering from severe knee pain can greatly benefit from PRP therapy. PRP therapy helps restore hyaluronic acid concentration in the knees due to synovial fibroblast and hepatocyte growth factors in the platelet substance. Thus, reversing joint damage and eliminating disease progression.
Effectively Heals And Reduces Inflammation
The human anatomy is a complex structure. It may take time to heal when a muscle, joint, ligament or any part of the body is injured. In most cases, depending on the severity of the injury, healing may take months or years even. PRP therapy is an advanced technique that provides a fast, safe and effective healing process. This pain management approach also effectively reduces inflammation and swelling.
Simple And Minimally Invasive Intervention
The PRP therapy procedure starts with collecting blood samples from the patient. The blood is then processed for concentration. The aim is to produce a substance that contains the needed ingredients and growth factors specific for the patient’s injury or condition. The derived substance is then injected into the affected area. This procedure can also reduce the need for surgery.
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