Used in Regenerative Medicine, PRP has shown excellent results in treatments for diverse degenerative diseases of the osteo-articular system.
Regenerative Medicine has shown excellent results in the treatment of various osteoarticular system degenerative diseases:
PRP means Platelet Rich Plasma, or it is also known as Growth-factor Rich Plasma, it is a cellular regeneration method. Therapy with PRP is widely used for treating articular system diseases and injuries, exhibiting excellent results with regard to pain and inflammation, because it contains anti-inflammatory proteins, which restore the affected tissue and manage the degenerative process in tissues.
A small blood sample is taken from the patient, after fasting for 4 hours before the procedure. The plasma is separated from the sample taken and it is applied to the affected joint.
PRP sessions are outpatient procedures, no hospitalization is required. The complete procedure, from the blood draw, through preparation and application takes approximately 60 minutes. The patient needs only a few hours of rest after the procedure and may continue with his or her daily activities.
Platelet Rich Plasma therapy has been successfully used with the following diseases:
PRP therapy has shown favorable results improving the patient's quality of life in important ways and delaying the need for surgical procedures.