Platelet Plasma Therapy Articles
These articles review the Orthopedic Medicine approach with injections. This includes Prolotherapy where injections are done to stimulate the body's healing response. Older injection approaches involved the use of dextrose, phenol, sodium morrhuate (cod liver oil extract). The latest approach (short of stem cells) involves injecting a patient's own blood known as PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma). Learn more about PRP injections that have been used successfully by professional athletes and are now available for the general patient with chronic tendinitis or joint, back pain.