Tag: Platelet Rich Plasma

New hope for arthritic knees; PRP and other effective options you need to know about.

New hope for arthritic knees; PRP and other effective options. PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is being wildly promoted to help heal and reduce pain in damaged muscle and tissue much more efficiently than with other methods. A recent study suggests that it is an effective treatment for knee pain in a mildly arthritic joint. According to Wikipedia; “Platelet-rich plasma (Abbreviation: PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets. As a concentrated source of autologous platelets, PRP contains (and releases through degranulation) several different growth factors and other cytokines that stimulate healing of bone and soft tissue.” Our office Read More »