Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Science is continuing to discover new and incredible ways that the body can head itself, and how we can help it along. PRP injections are a form of regenerative medicine, with the goal of amplifying the body’s own innate capacity to heal and rejuvenate.

PRP is derived from whole blood. Plasma, the liquid portion of whole blood, is almost entirely made up of proteins and water, and acts as the perfect medium for red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.

Platelets are they key to PRP injections. They’re blood cells cause blood clotting and other necessary healing functions. When it comes to your body’s natural healing process, platelets do the heavy lifting.

A Platelet Rich Plasma injection is therefore pretty much what it sounds like: an inject of plasma (liquid blood) that has been enriched with a higher quantity of regenerative platelets.

PRP is an effective treatment option for:

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