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Must we activate platelets for...

The following questions came to us from a doctor in Iran. Must we activate platelets for knee injection? We active PRP with Ca gloconate in IRAN but I read in some books we can inject PRP without activator in joints. I want to know which is better or safer? How many...

Will Taking IBProfen Effect th...

The following is a Q/A answered by our specialty expert Dr. Blecher! Question: I had undergone a PRP injection about two days ago. Unfortunately I was not aware that i was not supposed to take anti inflammatory medication after the treatment. I had taken one ibuprofen...

Q&A Regarding PRP Injecti...

The following are questions we received from PRP patients and were answered by our specialty expert Dr. Blecher. Do you immobilize the knee following PRP injection for knee OA? If so for how long? How many ml’s of PRP do you typically use for knee OA? What gauge...

Platelet Rich Plasma Injection...

A recent study published by the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics has concluded that Platelet Rich Plasma injection therapy for lateral epicondylitis outperformed low level laser therapy for the same condition. Eighty-one patients over a two year span were involved in...

A New Study Supports PRP Havin...

Platelet rich plasma or “PRP” is increasingly being accepted as a treatment for many different types of hair loss. In fact, recent scientific publications support the role of PRP not only in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia but also in the treatment...

Collagen Induction Therapy wit...

Introduction As a natural skin renewal and rejuvenation process, Collagen Induction Therapy with Platelet Rich Plasma, is an excellent, and less expensive, alternative to laser resurfacing. With shorter recovery time and longer lasting results this process repairs...

PRP for Treatment of Alopecia ...

Post written by Jeff Donovan MD PhD FRCPC, Dermatologist & Hair Transplant Surgeon, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto PRP is increasingly being used by hair loss specialists to treat hair loss, particularly genetic hair loss. Current evidence suggests it...
recent from Guest Post Why Orthobiologics?
Why Orthobiologics? A practicing orthopaedic surgeon sees a variety of musculoskeletal conditions routinely in his clinic. There are some conditions that are straightforward to diagnose and treat. There are some conditions that are straightforward to diagnose but difficult to treat. There are some conditions where orthopaedic...
recent from Patient Experience PRP experience from a Norwegian gymnastics national team captain
PRP experience from a Norwegian gymnastics national team captain The following is a PRP patient experience submitted to us by an Olympic captain of the Norwegian gymnastics national team! What was your injury that was treated with prp? I have had problems with my left knee for over 3 years now. i was diagnosed with a pretty bad “jumpers knee”. after so long...
recent from Questions & Answers Must we activate platelets for knee injection?
Must we activate platelets for knee injection? The following questions came to us from a doctor in Iran. Must we activate platelets for knee injection? We active PRP with Ca gloconate in IRAN but I read in some books we can inject PRP without activator in joints. I want to know which is better or safer? How many kits do we use for every knee? Some...
recent from Blog Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Therapy vs Low level laser therapy for lateral epicondylitis
Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Therapy vs Low level laser therapy for lateral epicondylitis A recent study published by the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics has concluded that Platelet Rich Plasma injection therapy for lateral epicondylitis outperformed low level laser therapy for the same condition. Eighty-one patients over a two year span were involved in this study. Two groups were formed from...

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