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Platelets play an important role in the functioning of body and tissue repair. By releasing growth factors, they stimulate the division and growth of damaged cells. An increase in platelet concentration in the blood promotes tissue repair and wound healing.

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is blood plasma with a high content of platelets that have healing, regenerative and anti-ageing effect on body tissues. PRP contains 3-5 times more growth factors, cytokines, and biologically active proteins than whole blood.

Growth factors are natural proteins of the human body that can stimulate cell growth, proliferation and differentiation. These include platelet growth factor, transforming growth factor, vascular endothelial growth factor, epithelial growth factor, etc.

PRP METHOD SAFETY

During PRP-therapy, foreign substances do not enter the body, because platelet-rich plasma consists entirely of the patient’s blood components. Such authenticity excludes allergic reactions and ensures good tolerance and safety of the therapy.

PRP FOR TREATMENT OF PAIN IN JOINTS

Autoplasma treatment technology (PRP) allows slowing down the ageing process of the musculoskeletal system and preventing degenerative changes in joints, returning to patient the joy of life and movement without pain.

During the PRP procedure for the treatment of joint pain, in the first stage, 15-20 ml of blood is taken from a patient, which is then placed in a special container and processed according to a special method. Plasma obtained from the patient’s blood is introduced into the cavity of the affected joint. Growth factors, contained in plasma, trigger an intensive restoration of the affected area of ​​the joint tissue.

PRP PROCEDURES ALLOW TO:

  • reduce the pain in the joint;
  • increase the range of motion in the joint;
  • repair articular cartilage;
  • strengthen the ligaments of the joints;
  • accelerate rehabilitation after injuries and surgical interventions.

Indications for PRP therapy:

  • tennis elbow;
  • arthrosis of the joints;
  • cartilage damage;
  • plantar fasciitis;
  • tendonitis/tendinosis of biceps, triceps, Achilles;
  • partial rupture of the rotator cuff of the shoulder joint;
  • iliopsoas bursitis;
  • meniscus damage (partially);
  • partial damage to the anterior cruciate ligament;
  • rehabilitation, recovery after operations;
  • rehabilitation, recovery from injuries and injuries.

CONTRAINDICATIONS TO PRP PROCEDURES

Plasma therapy cannot be carried out in the presence of the following diseases:

  • severe diseases of internal organs;
  • viral hepatitis;
  • systemic blood diseases;
  • pregnancy;
  • immunosuppressive conditions;
  • mental disorders.

HOW DOES A PATIENT PREPARE FOR THE PRP PROCEDURE?

  • 2-3 days before the procedure, you must stop taking
  • 1 day before the procedure, alcohol, fatty and fried foods, as well as foods with a high content of preservatives, must be excluded from the diet.
  • 4 hours before the procedure, you must refrain from eating, drink more water.

Frequently asked Questions:

  • How many treatments are included in PRP treatment?

The course of treatment includes from 3 to 7 sessions. Doctor will accurately determine the number of PRP treatment procedures after consultation.

  • How to prepare for the procedure?

Preparing for plasma therapy is a diet. The day before the procedure, do not eat anything fatty, fried, refuse spicy seasonings and alcohol. If you are taking medications to reduce blood clotting, take a break for 3 days before the procedure. Before the session, you should not eat and smoke, it is advisable to drink more water.

  • Are there any special recommendations after PRP therapy?

We do not recommend going to a sauna, a bathhouse or a solarium right after the treatment session.

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13.04.2020

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