Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)

Protein Rich Plasma-for pain in elbows, ankle, or shoulder. 30 minute procedure where a small amount of blood is taken from the patient, blood spins in a machine for 10 minutes. After this time, the patient’s platelets are extracted and injected back into the patient’s joint. Promotes healing. Results vary, but last between 3-6 months. More long term solution than cortisone injections.