It is a natural therapy. Everything required for this treatment comes from your own body. Because PRP therapy makes use of injections, and no surgery is necessary, there is no scarring.
It is very safe. Getting a blood transfusion from another individual is riskier than platelet-rich plasma therapy. Why? PRP therapy makes use of cells from your own body, rather than those from another individual.
There is minimal downtime. The recovery process from PRP therapy is speedy and usually does not involve any restrictions on your activity.
Do platelet-rich plasma injections hurt?
No More than an regular shot.
What is the recovery like after a platelet-rich plasma injection?
There are no restrictions on your daily routine following PRP injections.
Can I exercise after platelet-rich plasma therapy?
Yes, you can exercise after PRP therapy.
How long does platelet-rich plasma last?
This varies greatly on the nature of your health problem, as well as the method of PRP preparation. We recommend speaking to a doctor to get a better understanding of how PRP may be able to help you.
What kind of research has been done on platelet-rich plasma therapy?
Several peer-reviewed research and clinical articles have documented both the safety and effectiveness of PRP. We have collected and summarized a number of these articles, which you can find here.