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Considerations for Choosing a PRP Doctor

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.

Considerations for Choosing a PRP Doctor 2018-01-09T20:25:53+00:00

Letter to My Orthopedic Surgeon

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 [...]

Letter to My Orthopedic Surgeon 2018-01-02T01:01:46+00:00

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Arthritis

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.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Arthritis 2017-12-01T15:54:01+00:00

Green Tea & Joint Pain

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.

Green Tea & Joint Pain 2017-11-29T01:18:28+00:00