What is it?
PRP therapy (Platelet Rich Plasma therapy), also known as Autologous Conditioned Plasma (ACP) therapy, takes advantage of the blood’s natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone. The main aim of this treatment is to reduce pain, improve joint function, and potentially slow, halt, or even repair damage to cartilage. It is well used in Medicine and helps patients regain activity by effectively reducing pain and improving mobility. This simple outpatient treatment may help you recover from a painful sports injury or chronic pain caused by osteoarthritis and tendinopathy.
How does it work?
The healing of injured or inflamed tissue involves a complex and precisely regulated series of natural processes within the body. Thrombocytes (platelets) play an important role in this process. At the site of injury, they release growth factors that initiate the restoration of injured tissue and inhibit painful inflammatory processes. PRP therapy is based on our understanding of these complex processes. With its high concentration of growth factors, PRP injections are a natural way of supporting the body’s self-healing processes.