What is PRP?
PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma is part of your own blood which contains a number of growth factors and proteins essential for cell growth and rejuvenation. The plasma is separated from your blood using a special process, and this can then be used to treat a wide range of injuries and conditions. By injecting a concentrate of your body’s own growth factors into a specific area, it is possible to stimulate the growth and repair of tissue in that area in a natural way.
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What can it be used for?
PRP is a regenerative treatment, and as such, it can be used to repair cells and tissue all over the body. When used for musculoskeletal concerns the treatment is also often called combined with a treatment called Prolotherapy. The treatment is commonly used for:
– Sports injuries (muscle, tendon, ligament repair)
– Hair Loss
– Skin Rejuvenation
– Wrinkles and Lines
– Erectile disfunction and sensitivity issues
While it can be extremely effective for many people in treating certain conditions, it is very important to note that this should not be considered as a lone replacement for all other procedures. For example, in some cases of injury, PRP may eliminate the need for procedures such as surgery, however in other cases it may not. A comprehensive consultation with the practitioner is vital to establish these indications.
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