Category PRP Treatment Applications

Knee injuries can tremendously affect people, especially as we get older. As people age, bones become more fragile, easier to break, and the joints become easily irritated, increasing the chances of developing arthritis. At an older age, surgery can lead to extended downtime when compared to a young person. Fortunately, there is an alternate option to surgery. Platelet-rich plasma injection therapy to help in the healing process of damaged tissues in the body.
The Associated Press reported on Monday that another high-profile player from the NBA (National Basketball Association) has received Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy. According to sources, Reggie Jackson of the Detroit Pistons had a choice to undergo surgery or receive PRP injections in his left knee and in his thumb (ulnar ligament) to help him recover from some existing injuries.