PRP Wound Care … PRP Should be an Option for You!

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) has a very vital and effective role in wound care.  PRP provides healing benefits of concentrated platelets, cytokines, growth factors, fibrin scaffolding and many more. Concentrated platelets: Specialized Centrifuge gives a platelet concentration higher than the regular blood. Cytokines: Greek for “cyto” meaning cell and “kinos” meaning movement. Cytokines communicate to […]

READ MORE

Can PRP Injections be an Alternative to Surgery?

January 25, 2017 RBC Staff ,

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) may be an option to avoid surgery for injuries.  While other treatments like cortisone may provide short term relief, PRP promotes long term healing.   Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections can provide a non-surgical treatment option.  Research has shown that it improves the healing of injuries to damaged muscle or tendons.  Platelet […]

READ MORE

What is PRP?

  PRP is platelet rich plasma.  It is a therapy that uses the patient’s own blood to promote healing in injured areas of the body.  Platelet rich plasma is obtained by drawing the patient’s own blood and processing it to separate the plasma.  Within the plasma are growth factors that promote the healing of tissue, […]

READ MORE