PRP is a type of blood therapy that involves use of injections of platelet rich plasma. History shows may athletes including Tiger Woods and tennis star Rafael Nadal have got PRP due to sprained knees and chronic tendon injuries. Besides this, the treatment has potential effectiveness for stimulating the hair growth as well. Although the technique has become very popular but still there are some questions of which people are seeking answers. Such as:
Blood is normally composed of liquid (plasma) and other components (RBC’s, WBC’s and platelets). Among these, platelets have importance of clotting the blood. These platelets contain number of growth factors that play significant role in healing the injuries. Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) is plasma with more platelets than typical blood. Therefore it has 5-10 times more concentration of growth factors than usual.
Increased concentration of PRP increases the speed of healing process. Due to this reason, the affected area is usually treated with PRP preparation. Today, it is used in wide variety of medical specializations including orthopedic and sports-related injuries. Two common ways are being used for improving the healing of injures:
Currently, research work is being conducting for evaluating the effectiveness of PRP therapy. The results are still unambiguous as the effectiveness can vary. Here are some factors that influence the effectiveness of procedure.
Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) is more effective for treating chronic tendon injuries, acute ligament and muscle injuries, fractures, back/spine conditions, nerve damage, knees arthritis and many other surgical procedures for healing. At SKN International Hair Transplant, PRP is one of whole array of options for treating the injuries. Before considering the treatment, it is very important for the candidate to check eligibility with health insurance carrier.