Frequently Asked Questions About Platelet Rich Plasma

Frequently Asked Questions About Platelet Rich Plasma 2017-12-11T20:43:27+00:00

For those who aren’t familiar with platelet rich plasma and its immense healing power, the following frequently asked questions would provide you with all the information you need.

  • What are PRP injections? These are used to stimulate healing using one’s own blood components. he physician will withdraw your blood, put the blood into a centrifuge where the platelets are extracted.
  • What can be treated with PRP? It can be used for a number of conditions for the hip, knee, arm, shoulder, lower leg and feet. It can treat acute muscle tears and strains and even be used cosmetically such as in Vampire Facelift.
  • Why use PRP injections? This is for people who prefer a less invasive option to surgery or those who are unable to undergo a surgery. It also allows for a much quicker recovery period and is much less painful than a surgery.

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