PRP therapy, or Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy, is a medical treatment that involves injecting a patient's own platelets, a type of blood cell, into an injured or damaged area of their body. The goal of PRP therapy is to stimulate the body's natural healing process and promote tissue regeneration.
At Falcon Urgent Care, we offer PRP injections to patients in Cranberry Twp, PA. Our expert team of physicians is experienced and knowledgeable in PRP treatments and can provide patients with an effective and safe solution for chronic pain due to osteoarthritis, sports injuries, and a range of other conditions.
If you are looking to get PRP injections to help with a medical condition, contact Falcon Urgent Care today to schedule an appointment.
During the PRP therapy procedure, a small amount of the patient's blood is drawn and then processed to concentrate the platelets. The platelets are then injected back into the patient's body at the site of the injury or damage. The concentrated platelets contain growth factors that are thought to stimulate tissue repair and regeneration.
PRP therapy is used to treat a variety of conditions, including:
It is considered a relatively safe and minimally invasive procedure, with few side effects reported. However, as with any medical treatment, it is important to consult with a qualified healthcare provider to determine if PRP therapy is appropriate for your specific condition.