Category Archives: PRP treatments

Top 10 Most Common Sport Injuries

Top 10 Most Common Sport Injuries There are a plethora of injuries that can occur while playing  sports. Certain body parts are more prone to injury depending on the sport. Below are the top 10 most common sport injuries: Knee Injuries – About 55% of sports injuries are knee injuries and about a quarter of […]


Professional Athletes and PRP Therapy

Platelet Rich Plasma PRP, is a new revolutionary technique in sports medicine that has recently gained widespread recognition in the sports scene. The list of high profile athletes that are receiving PRP therapy is increasing at a rapid rate. Not only does PRP therapy promise a quick return to the field/court but it is safe, […]


Osteoarthritis

PRP Injections for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis caused by aging joints, injury, or obesity. Symptoms include joint pain, and stiffness and affected joints may include the hands and wrists, neck, back, knees, and hips. Treatment used to be limited mostly to medication, exercise, or surgery. PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) Therapy, a new innovative procedure, can now treat […]


Platelet Rich Plasma for Sports Injuries

What is PRP? Platelet rich plasma is blood plasma that consists of a higher concentration of platelets and proteins called growth factors which aid in healing. PRP can be used to help bones, ligaments, and tendons regenerate or repair themselves. It can also be used to accelerate the healing of wounds or assist in the […]


An Introduction To PRP

PRP stands for platelet rich plasma. Platelet rich plasma is simply blood plasma that has a high concentration of platelets. These platelets contain special proteins known as growth factors. Platelet rich plasma is made from your own blood, which has many advantages. What is PRP used for? The growth factors in platelet rich plasma help […]


Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy: An Overview

What are Tendons & Ligaments? Tendons, composed of collagen fibers, connect muscle to bone making it possible for you to perform everyday physical activities. Overuse or damage to tendons over a long period of time causes the collagen fibers in tendons to form small tears, a condition called tendinosis. Damage most often occurs in the […]