Platelet Rich Plasma is a treatment using intra-articular injections of biological products (Platelet Rich Plasma) and can be useful in numerous indications:
-Alone for anti-inflammatory purposes
-Use in combination with Stem-cell Therapy, for treatment of joints, knees, hips, or elbows. The injuries vary from severe arthritis to minor chronic injuries.
- Use in combination of therapies or in addition to rehabilitation therapy
- For patients with post-operative intra-articular symptoms or other post-surgical problems
- For treatment of lameness and pain
- As a supplement or alternative to oral medical treatments.
What does Platelet Rich Plasma do ?
PRP has a positive effect on angiogenesis, which is the physiological process through which new blood vessels form from pre-existing vessels. The PRP treatment gives a potent source of growth factors important in the regenerative process of the animal and it proliferates and differentiates cell growth as well as it recruites stem cells.
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