Platelet Hair growth rich plasma (PRP) is a treatment used for a variety of common orthopedic conditions. PRP is a concentration of platelet cells taken from your blood, and these platelets have growth factors that may help in the healing process of chronic injuries. Growth factors are chemicals that signal the body to initiate a healing response. By injecting PRP into areas of an injury, the hope is to stimulate and optimize your body’s ability to heal the chronic conditions. PRP contains a high concentration of platelets, other blood cells important in healing, and growth factors.
Platelet-rich plasma therapy may be used in plastic surgery to promote tissue healing.
Medical Providers first used PRP to help people heal after jaw and plastic surgeries. Examples of tissues that PRP has been used on include Tendons, ligaments and muscles
Ligaments can take time and be difficult to heal, which can make PRP an attractive option for some of those who have experienced injuries to this tissue group.
Inflammation reduction professionals have used PRP to reduce inflammation caused by osteoarthritis. This inflammation can lead to joints becoming painful and stiff.