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PRP therapy speeds up healing for athletes

August 11, 2017 | By | In: musculoskeletal conditions, platelet-rich plasma, PRP Therapy, THERAPEUTIC INJECTIONS

Are you an athlete that has been researching Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP Therapy) to regenerate damaged tendon, ligament or joints? Athletes  are looking to THERAPEUTIC INJECTIONS activated Plasma and stem cells drawn from their own centrifuged blood for faster healing. Of course many injured athletes are running to have this procedure done in order to stay in the game!

Athletes Who Have Used PRP Therapy

Platelet rich plasma treatments aid in soft tissue healing and reduce the risk of post and preoperative bleeding. As a result, it is considered as one of the most significant treatment methods for the management of several chronic diseases.

The most enticing fact about this treatment is that the procedure helps in regeneration of ligament and tendon fibers, which can possibly obviate the need for surgery and result in enormous growth of the PRP market during the forecast period.
The good news is now athletes no longer have to travel to Europe to undergo the procedure. Now doctors like Dr. Matthew Kalter in Smithtown, NY offers athletes PRP injections for painful musculoskeletal conditions.

“PRP in simply described is when a patient’s blood is drawn, put into a machine that spins very fast, separating the blood into red blood cells and concentrated platelets. The red blood cells are discarded, leaving the concentrated platelet rich plasma (PRP) which is ready to be used in the treatment process.” say’s Dr. Kalter.

In other words, PRP isn’t putting magic growth juice into your body, it just helps your body create its own magic growth juice, a process that is legal everywhere, including professional and amateur sports in the United States.

Trigger Points: For tender points in tight muscles. Muscles and tendons: For painful tendinitis.

Interventional Pain Management

Dr. Matthew Kalter at Kalter Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation & Pain Management Services in Smithtown New York can answer your questions regarding PRP therapy and how it can help your bad knees or aching back. For more details, please contact our office at 631-257-1137.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment for sports injuries.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment for sports injuries offered by New York board certified doctors.





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