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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

May 27, 2011   //   by soon   //    //  No Comments

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

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What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets. PRP involves the application of concentrated platelets, which release growth factors to stimulate recovery in non-healing injuries. PRP has received popular attention due to its use in treating sports injuries in professional athletes.


Uses of Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP)

It is used to aid in accelerate recovery for nerve injury, tendonitis injury, bone repair and regneration. It too helps to relief a person of pain. It does not require any surgery or prolong recovery procedure so it is a very useful way of treating those injuries.


The PRP therapy process

The procedure involves taking a small amount of blood from your arm. The blood is then placed in a special processing unit that separates the platelets and growth factors from the other blood components. The platelets and growth factors are then collected in a sterile syringe and injected into the targeted tissue. The entire treatment, from blood draw to solution preparation to injection, usually takes about 20 to 30 minutes.

Shockwave Therapy Treatment

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Shockwave Therapy

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What is Shockwave Therapy Treatment

Shockwave therapy is a new technique used for treating condition such as tennis elbow, jumper’s knee, calcification of shoulder tendons and Achilles tenton pain. Conditions which are otherwise difficult to treat with conventional physio-therapy.


What happens during Shockwave Therapy Treatment?

During Shockwave therapy, a high-intensity sound wave interacts with the tissues of the body. This leads to a cascade of beneficial effects such as neovascularisation ingrowth, reversal of chronic inflammation, stimulation of collagen and dissolution of calcium build-up. Or even encourage the body to get additional nutrients so as to promote healing.


Benefits of Shockwave Therapy Treatment

• Clinical studies report success rate above 75%
Shockwave therapy has excellent cost/effectiveness ratio
• Non-invasive solution for chronic pain in your shoulder, back, heel, knee or elbow
• Shock wave therapy brings new technology with proven medical effects
• No anaesthesia required, no drugs
• No side effects
• Main fields of application: orthopaedics, rehabilitation, and sport medicine