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PRP Therapy in Palm Beach. Heal Sports Injuries at NovaGenix

PRP Therapy: What You Need To Know. NovaGenix.Org
What is it? PRP therapy involves drawing a patient’s own blood, separating the growth factorsand othercytokines from the rest of the blood and reintroducing it to the injury site to stimulate the healing process in a damaged tendon or joint. Doctors draw a small amount of blood from a patient’s arm and spin it in a centrifuge, which isolates platelets and plasma containing natural growth factors and healing proteins. The PRP is then injected into the injured area to initiate cartilage, tendon, and muscle and tissue regeneration.
What does it treat? PRP is typically used to treat chronic, ongoing injuries, such as hamstring and Achilles tendon problems. The worse the tendon degeneration is, the better PRP tends to work. Patients should try traditional protocols first: ice, rest, biomechanical adjustments, and physical therapy. If those fail, PRP can be life-changing. The results are nothing short of amazing.

How effective? The literature o…