PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma is a convenient same day treatment that harnesses the healing abilities of the patient’s blood platelets. Veterinarians utilize the treatment in conjunction with common surgeries or as a part of treatment plans to combat injury and disease.
The concentrated platelets found in PRP contain mass quantities of bio-active proteins, including growth factors and signaling proteins that are vital to initiate and accelerate tissue repair and regeneration. These bioactive proteins can initiate tissue healing and reduce inflammation. PRP is a natural alternative to NSAIDs and can be used to aid in the treatment of many ailments as seen in the illustration below.