Platelet Rich Plasma therapy platelets are solid particles in human blood mostly known for their clotting properties. However, they also contain natural growth factors that the body uses to enhance healing. PRP is plasma in which the platelets have been concentrated.
Although results vary, PRP has been shown in a number of studies to decrease pain and inﬂammation and enhance healing.
PRP has been used to treat a variety of problems. Some of the problems that can be treated with PRP include:
– Arthritis and pain in the knee
– Arthritis and pain in the shoulder
– Arthritis and pain in the hip
– Arthritis in other joints