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Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

 

What is your blood composed of?

Plasma – the liquid where all other contents are suspended contains proteins that helps transport substances, helps in blood clotting, and many other functions. It also has glucose and other dissolved nutrients.

Red Blood Cells – This component gives your blood the red color. It helps carry oxygen to the tissues.

White Blood Cells – This component helps fight infection.

Platelets – tiny cells that are essential for normal blood clotting and aids in wound healing.

What is in this PRP Therapy?

As the name suggests, this is a composition of your blood which has high concentration of platelets. Therefore, high concentration of healing factors and growth factors. The high concentration of this blood component aids in faster healing process.

How do you produce PRP?

Blood needs to be drawn from the patient, same donor and recipient avoids rejection of therapy.

After the blood has been drawn, it is then transferred into a system where it gets centrifuged so that blood components are separated. The combination of platelets and plasma is the PRP.

What conditions are treated with this therapy?

Ongoing researches are being conducted to prove the effectiveness of this therapy. Results of this therapy may vary depending on different factors such as the location of treatment, severity of the condition/degeneration, and the overall health of the patient.

This therapy has been used into the following conditions:

  • Chronic Tendon Injuries – (Tennis Elbow, Achilles Tendinopathy, etc)
  • Ligament and Muscle Injuries – (Hamstring strains, Knee sprains, etc)
  • Joint Arthritis (Knee, Hip, AC, etc)
  • Post-Surgery
  • Fractures

Treatment with Platelet-Rich Plasma has promising results and as of this writing, studies and researches are currently underway to confirm its efficacy.

So, if you’ve been suffering of tendinopathies like Tennis Elbow, Golfers Elbow, Achilles Tendinopathies; and joint disorders like Hip Osteoarthritis, Knee Gonarthrosis, patellar chondromalacia etc, have yourself checked. Our Orthopedic Specialists can evaluate your condition and check if you’re a candidate for this treatment.

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