Dr. Richard Kang of Metropolitan Pain Consultants explains how healing acceleration from Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy promotes faster injury recovery.
In this video interview, Dr. Kang introduces the history of PRP and how it has benefited surgery patients for decades. He shares why Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy is becoming more popular these days, how research is demonstrating the healing potential of PRP for new applications, and which celebrity athletes have already begun using PRP to accelerate their own injury healing process.
When pain becomes unbearable, patient’s may turn their attention to invasive surgery in order to alleviate a number of conditions. While sometimes surgery cannot be avoided, patient’s should know of the non-surgical alternatives that are available.
Healing Acceleration & The Use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
PRP injections are generally regarded as a form of therapy for athletes and active individuals. While it’s true that world class athletes have sought out Platelet-Rich Plasma, this form of treatment is offered to a variety of patients. Virtually anyone that is suffering from tendon injuries and osteoarthritis, two of the most common conditions treated by PRP injections, are potential candidates. This non-surgical procedure is used for a number of conditions:
Along with the benefits of choosing the non-surgical alternative, PRP injections offer an accelerated healing process that is coupled with the regenerative qualities found within our blood.While it will ultimately depend on a couple of factors, the procedures are so effective that they can often be completed in 1 to 3 sessions. One of our pain specialists may suggest the use of physical therapy to help stimulate the muscle regeneration and overall healing process.
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