WHAT IS PRP?
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 bio-active proteins can initiate tissue healing, and reduce inflammation. A natural alternative to NSAIDs. PRP can be used to aid in the treatment of many ailments as seen in the illustration below.
PRP can be used to treat injured joints, tendons, or used in its gel form. Click here for more information.