Platelet-Rich Plasma: Healing Power for the Shoulder, Knee, and Spine.

Platelet-Rich Plasma: Healing Power for the Shoulder, Knee, and Spine.

Are you ready for true healing and relief from pain? Those of you with rotator cuff tears, or arthritis of the knee, hip, or spine—I’m talking to you!Debilitating conditions like these need a revolutionary approach, as corticosteroids and surgery leave a lot to be desired. Thankfully, we have one: Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP).Platelet-Rich Plasma is a rising star in the world of therapeutic injections. Not only does PRP relieve musculoskeletal pain, but it also taps into the body’s natural ability to heal. Unlike many other therapies, Platelet-Rich Plasma can help you avoid repeat injuries. It can also stop the progression of degenerative conditions like arthritis. Why? Because it enhances the body’s healing power. Platelet-Rich Plasma – The Star Treatment: Perhaps you’ve already heard about Platelet-Rich Plasma, as several high-profile athletes have used it to treat their injuries. According to the Wall Street Journal, golf legend Tiger Woods received PRP injections in his left knee before four majors. Pittsburgh Steelers Troy Polamalu and Hines Ward used PRP to treat a strained calf and a sprained knee ligament, respectively, before the team went on to win the Super Bowl. But PRP isn’t just for sports stars. You, too, can benefit from this powerful emerging treatment. Platelet-Rich Plasma – What is it? PRP a drug-free therapy that uses your own blood to regenerate damaged tissue. The procedure involves drawing one to two ounces of blood from your vein and spinning it in a centrifuge. This process separates out the plasma and platelets—tiny cells that are the body’s first responders to soft-tissue injury. Then we take this potent healing solution and inject it into...