Platelet-rich plasma is obtained from the Patient’s venous blood collected before the examination. The blood is then centrifuged in a special centrifuge to separate plasma – blood dust concentrate in plasma.
It is one of the innovative methods used with ultrasound, subcutaneous injection in the area of a damaged limb or in a diseased tissue.
To whom is this method addressed?
It is recommended especially for people who suffer from orthopaedic diseases, such as:
- tennis elbow
- TBS – Iliotibial Band Syndrome
- Achilles tendinitis,
- orthopedic injury,
- degenerative changes.
Does the Patient have to be fasting?
No, the Patient does not have to be fasting.
What are the recommendations after the PRP Platelet-Rich Plasma injection procedure?
- Patient should not strain limbs for 2 weeks after the procedure. First of all, all overloads are prohibited, in some cases the limb is immobilized for 7 days.
- You should go for a follow-up visit 4 weeks after the treatment.
- Two weeks after the procedure, the patient should start physical rehabilitation – manual therapy/exercises.
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, e. g. Ibuprofen, Ketoprofen, Diclofenac in any form and externally are prohibited, (if necessary, take an analgesic, antipyretic drug) – 3 days before the procedure and 4 weeks after the procedure.
- The full effect is visible after 4-6 weeks.
- It is advisable to repeat the procedure after 3-4 months, in case of chronic disease with severe symptoms.
It is not only a substance that allows you to get rid of wrinkles in a natural way.
Although it is commonly associated with aesthetic medicine, it is also used in orthopaedics. Helps to replenish the decreasing amount of joint fluid with age.
It is a natural compound found in the body, which is used with every movement, affects the smoothness of joints and causes regeneration of the joint cartilage, which is important because its amount in the body decreases with age.
When to use it?
– early stage of articular cartilage damage,
– chronic pain after surgery,
– damage to the meniscus,
What is collagen?
Collagen is one of the basic components – the main protein bonding cellular elements, which is responsible for maintaining cohesion, tensile strength and elasticity of tendons. As with hyaluronic acid, the amount of hyaluronic acid decreases with age.
What are the effects of collagen deficiency?
- spinal pains,
- stiffness of joints,
- mobility problems.
Who is the target of the collagen therapy?
Collagen is injected, the methods of administration used are periarticular and delivery (e.g. knee). Collagen therapy is recommended for people who have been diagnosed with e.g:
- arthrosis of the kneecap and thigh,,
- rheumatoid knee arthritis,
- degenerative diseases,
- damage to the meniscus,
- injuries (including sports injuries).