If you said they are all NBA players, you are correct. If you said they are all NBA All-Stars, you are also correct. If you said they are all NBA Champions, you are almost right (all are champions except Derrick Rose).
However, There Is Something Else In Common
All these phenomenal athletes have at one time or another dealt with injuries. And what’s even more amazing is that they have all been treated with a new alternative therapy called Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy or PRP Therapy.
What is Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy?
- The body’s natural response to any soft tissue injury is to deliver platelet cells. However, in certain injuries, the body is not able to deliver sufficient platelet cells in a timely manner.
- Platelets in the blood initiate repair and attract the critical assistance of stem cells. These platelets are packed with growth and healing factors.
- The PRP injection intensifies the body’s efforts by delivering a higher concentration of platelets directly into the area in need. It initiates the natural healing process.
- A small sample of your blood is drawn in our office to create PRP, and placed in a centrifuge that spins the blood at high speeds, separating the platelets from the other components. The process is handled manually by our experienced specialist, producing higher concentrations of platelets and a much more pure concentration of the beneficial blood components.
- The PRP is then carefully injected into and around the point of injury by our specialist. This fastens and strengthens the healing process.
- There is no to very low risk of infection because PRP uses your own blood. There is a very low risk of allergic reaction.
PRP therapy is an excellent treatment option to treat the following painful conditions:
- Ankle Sprains
- Tennis Elbow
- Rotator Cuff Tears
- Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
- ACL or MCL Injuries
- Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Shoulder, Hip, and Spine
- Pelvic Pain and Instability
- Back and Neck Injuries
- Ligament Sprains
Stephen Curry, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Derrick Rose, and Pau Gasol were all treated with PRP Injections to help them heal faster and better from their injuries. As a matter of fact, after suffering an MCL strain and getting sidelined, Steph Curry healed so well and in such a short time using the PRP therapy, he got back in the second round of playoffs and helped Golden State Warriors beat Portland Trailblazers in five games (May 2016).
Are you interested in learning more about advanced yet affordable PRP therapy and treatment in the Greater Los Angeles Area?