Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet Rich Plasma

Platelet Rich Plasma stands for Platelet-Rich Plasma. Platelet obtained from the patients own blood gets injected to the area causing the disease. Platelet Rich Plasma is a treatment that uses the patients own cells, and sometimes it gets confused with stem cell therapy.

Orthopedic Problems That Respond to Platelet Rich Plasma

  • Intramuscular bleedings
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ligament injuries and osteoarthritis in the knee
  • Shoulder joint sicknesses
  • Plantar Fasciopathy
  • Metatarsus injuries and osteoarthritis in the feet
  • Ligament healing after arthroscopy operation
  • Meniscus problems

Advantages of Platelet Rich Plasma

  • No side effects since the cells from the patient’s body is the source of the medicine
  • Takes short time like 30 minutes
  • Since it is an injection the patient can immediately return to daily life

Who Shouldn’t Choose Platelet Rich Plasma

  • Cancer patients
  • Patients with blood infections
  • Patients with low amounts of platelet
  • Patients who use blood diluent medicines regularly