Muscular and joint injuries are the most common cause of pain and disability, and affect hundreds of millions of people around the world. Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment PRP is commonly used in orthopaedic practice to promote healing in pain and injuries of skeletal muscle, tendons, and ligaments. Science research has revealed that PRP exerts is effects through many downstream events secondary to release of growth factors and other bioactive factors. These effects may vary depending on the location of injury and the concentration of important growth factors involved in various soft tissue healing responses.
A recent review (below) reported wft positive results in the future of PRP Therapy with pain and injury healing.
Middleton KK, Barro V, Muller B, Terada S, Fu FH. Evaluation of the effects of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involved in the healing of sports-related soft tissue injuries. Iowa Orthop J. 2012;32:150-163.
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