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Platelet-Rich Plasma for Joint Pain

PRP also known as Platelet Rich Plasma injection for joint & muscle pain

What is PRP?

-It is a concentrate derived from your blood using a centrifuge machine to spin your blood, separates out and concentrates the platelets and growth factors essential for tissue healing. The PRP is injected into the joint of muscle that is experiencing symptoms to reduce pain, improve joint function and possibly slow and repair damage to cartilage

What is PRP typically used for in pain management?

  • knee pain
  • shoulder pain
  • planter fasciitis
  • hand/wrist/elbow pain (such as tennis elbow, trigger finger, etc)
  • ankle pain

*Many professional athletes have been using PRP
*PRP is an alternative to typical solutions for joint injuries & osteoarthritis including surgery & cortisone shots
*PRP is not painful and most patients notice improvement after the first or second treatment (approximately 6 weeks after first session)