What Is Platelet-Rich Plasma?

What is platelet-rich plasma and what does it do? For the body to survive, it is essential that there must be an adequate flow of blood to the cells, carrying oxygen and other nutrients and removing wastes. When we refer to platelet-rich plasma (PRP) we are not talking about some people having blood plasma that has a…

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PRP Shows Benefit for Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring injuries some of the most common injuries in athletes.  Despite aggressive conservative treatments, it can take a few months to be able to return to play and several months to fully recover.  A new article in the American Journal of Sports Medicine shows potential benefit in treating acute hamstring injuries (Grade 2a).  Using a single PRP injection combined…

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