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There is a tremendous amount of medical literature concerning the use of Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP) for degenerative joint disease. This article will concentrate on issues facing patients in choosing a doctor who offers Platelet Rich Plasma.
Dear. Dr. B, I am writing you to update you on the progress of my chronic lateral epicondylitis. At our last conversation, I had mentioned that I was opting [...]
Platelet-rich plasma therapy, sometimes called PRP therapy or autologous conditioned plasma (ACP) therapy, attempts to take advantage of the blood's natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone.
A common thread is inflammation caused by obesity and body fat independent of weight bearing wear and tear. In other words, researchers are showing that it is not the weight load by itself causing joint pain, but inflammation being produced by our fat cells.