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Platelet-rich plasma (PRP)

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy uses injections of a patient’s own platelets to improve the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints, growing the hair, or face rejuvenation.

PRP injections are prepared by taking a few tubes of your own blood and running it through a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets. These activated platelets are then injected directly into your body tissue.

After a blood sample is obtained from a patient, the blood is put into a centrifuge, which is a tool that separates the blood into its many components. Platelet-rich plasma can then be collected and treated before it is delivered to an injured area of bone or soft tissue, such as a tendon or ligament.

Purposes for PRP Therapy:

  • Hair loss

  • Facial rejuvenation

  • Tendon injuries

  • Acute injuries

  • Osteoarthritis

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