PRP for Osteoarthritis Knee/Shoulder/Hips/Spine
The Musculoskeletal involves the bones, muscles, joints, bursa, ligaments, and tendons. The presence of the high concentration of platelets starts and accelerates the healing process and reduces pain in the affected area of the body most especially in the musculoskeletal part. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a concentrate extract of platelets from autologous blood, and represents a possible treatment option for the stimulation and acceleration of soft-tissue healing and regeneration in orthopedics. PRP doesn’t just treats Osteoarthritis, degenerative knees, muscle tears, tendon injuries, ligament injuries and joint pain; it is also used for beauty rejuvenation.
Knee osteoarthritis is a worldwide condition well-expressed the knee joints. This condition results from age related degeneration of joint ossein and synovial fluid. This results in excessive stiffness, swelling, pain and decreased mobility due to loss of lubricant functions of joint cartilage.
Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis
Treatment for knee osteoarthritis consists of anti inflammatory drugs, lifestyle modifications and knee exercises. In wide stages where pain is severe or inobtrusive therapy fails, replacement of knee joint is required. In many cases, knee replacement is not feasible or desired due to various reasons. For such cases, other treatment option is misogynist in form of Platelet rich Plasma (PRP) injection in knee joint.
Benefits of PRP therapy:
The body’s first response to soft tissue injury is to unhook platelets. Platelets siphon cells, proteins, and other growth / healing factors that initiate repair and recruit stem cells. PRP therapy’s natural healing process intensifies the body’s efforts by delivering a higher concentration of platelets within the damaged joint. Research has shown PRP therapy to be very constructive at relieving pain and returning patients to their normal activities. Both Ultrasound and MRI images have shown definitive tissue repair without PRP therapy, confirming the healing process.