Tag: PRP

PRP

Cell-based Therapies for Hip Pain

Whether due to degenerative arthritis or injury, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality reports that more than 450,000 total hip replacements are performed in the United States every year.[i] Even though this is major surgery and requires hospitalization and lengthy rehab, many patients who suffer from chronic hip and lower back pain believe they […]

Cellular Therapy, PRP

Platelet-Rich Plasma: How it Works

You may have heard of platelet-rich plasma before, but what is it, and how does it help reduce pain from arthritis? These injections, composed of your own blood, are increasingly used to heal joint injuries, tendons, ligaments, and wounds.  What is Platelet-Rich Plasma? The liquid part of blood is called plasma, which is composed of […]