Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has become increasingly popular in sports medicine for the treatment of sports related injuries acute or chronic.
With high profile professional athletes using the treatment with success, PRP has acquired the attention of the medical community and the general public. Recent studies have shown that PRP therapy can be very helpful in treating many stubborn orthopaedic conditions. PRP treatment has been used across many specialties, and had growth increasing popularity within sports medicine and musculoskeletal injuries.
Because PRP is relatively easier, safer, cheaper and in many cases just as effective as surgery, it holds great promise as an office-based treatment. From experience we find its use is most effective for 2 different types of patients. One) chronic tendon injury (tendinopathy). Knee, elbow.... Two) acute ligament, muscle or tendon injury. These injuries can benefit from PRP in order to speed up the healing process and promote recover. Examples are MCL injuries, UCL injuries, AC sprains, hamstring tears, calf tears, partial Achilles tears...
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