If a damaged or injured tendon fails to heal with rest and physical therapy, a doctor may recommend injecting platelet-rich plasma (PRP), also called autologous conditioned plasma (ACP). Many experts [...]
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.
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.
“Pain related to joint dysfunction can be treated with joint fusion; this is a long-standing principle of musculoskeletal surgery. However, pain arising from the sacroiliac joint is difficult to diagnose. Several implant devices (fusion techniques) are available that promote fusion by simply crossing the joint space.
Back in September of 2016 I had 2 rounds of PRP. Previously I had 5 rounds of Prolotherapy. For me the PRP really cemented the gains that I had made [...]