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PRP Injections in Orthopedics

  ORTHOPEDICS CONSULTATION WOMAN The usage of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in orthopedics has become more prevalent in recent years. Doctors have now learned that the human body is capable of healing itself. Being a form of regenerative medicine, PRP therapy can harness those abilities and promote the healing of body tissue by amplifying its...

What Is Interventional Orthopedics?

Interventional orthopedics uses platelets and stem cell injections for treating musculoskeletal disorders. Previously, the only recourse for treating these conditions was surgery with fluoroscopic guidance. The basic tenets of this procedure include the following: Injections into the bone, tendon, muscle, cartilage, and ligament Using image guidance to place the injections into the injured region Eventually,...