Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy harnesses the power of a patient’s own platelets through injections to expedite the healing process of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints. This innovative approach leverages an individual’s natural healing mechanisms to enhance musculoskeletal recovery.
To create PRP injections, a small amount of the patient’s own blood, typically ranging from one to a few tubes, undergoes a centrifugation process. This process concentrates the platelets, which are then activated and administered directly into the affected or compromised bodily tissue. This administration initiates the release of growth factors that, in turn, stimulate and amplify the production of reparative cells within the patient’s body.