Orthopaedic Insights

Monthly Archives: November 2014

Many of my athlete patients are asking me about PRP injections and whether they work. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) has been used to treat dermatologic and maxillofacial conditions since the 1950’s, but only recently has it been used to treat orthopedic conditions. What is PRP? PRP is a sample of ones own blood where the concentration of platelets is above baseline amounts. Platelets are cells found in our blood which work with… Read More