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Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Arthritis

Top of Form Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Arthritis

Platelet-rich plasma therapy, often called PRP therapy or autologous conditioned plasma (ACP) therapy, is a procedure that utilizes the blood's natural healing abilities to repair damaged tendons, cartilage, ligaments, muscles, and possibly even bone. It can also help rejuvenate both hair follicles and skin.
Relatively new in the United States, people are beginning to use PRP injections to treat a growing list of orthopedic problems, rather successfully. For example, a large number of patients have used PRP to treat their knee osteoarthritis with terrific results, but it is also useful on other joints.

When using PRP to treat osteoarthritis a doctor injects the platelet rich plasma directly into the affected area or joint. The goal of PRP therapy is to: Help alleviate painImprove mobility to jointsSlow, Stop, or even reverse/repair damaged cartilageImprove the quality of a patient’s life
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Palm Beach County Testosterone Replacement Help. 561-277-8260 Jupiter, Florida

Introduction to testosterone replacement therapy Testosterone replacement therapy is a treatment where a physician may prescribe additional testosterone to be added to a man’s body (e.g. by injecting testosterone or through a cream), which will increase the levels of testosterone in his body. It’s used to treat a condition called hypogonadism, which is typically characterized by low testosterone levels in the blood (diagnosed via blood test) and by showing signs of clinical testosterone deficiency (e.g. low energy, weight gain, decreased sex drive and muscle mass, lack of body hair, excessive breast growth etc…).
Hypogonadism often occurs when a man does not produce enough testosterone, perhaps because the testes are not working properly, or because the hypothalamus or pituitary gland in the brain isn’t not working properly. The hypothalamus and pituitary glands produce hormones that stimulate testosterone production in the testes. There are many reasons as to why this could be the case…