There is a plethora of things that you have to be aware of regarding Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, and one of which is the fact that it is used to promote faster healing of soft tissue injuries. These days, as you may have observed, this therapy is becoming more and more popular, thanks to one particular American Football start who used this treatment to recover from his troublesome knee injury in time to help his team win the Super Bowl last year. Of course, this is not the first time the said treatment was used, however, it was during that time when its popularity started to rise.
At present, the medical community has started to rapidly increase the usage of Platelet Rich Plasma therapy as alternative in treating different types of conditions. We are sure that many of you here are curious to know how the said treatment works, and what we can say is that it works by taking the blood of the patient and separating the platelet in a centrifuge. Once the separating of the blood components are over, what happens next is that the plasma of the patients with a high platelet concentrations will be injected into the injured area. The theory behind this treatment is that the Plasma that is rich in Platelet which is injected into the injured area will stimulate the healing of various conditions like knee problems, tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis, arthritis as well as strengthening the damaged tendons. In other words, the injection of a person’s plasma that is rich in platelet possesses characteristics that is capable of encouraging the natural healing process of the body. You may not know about it but when high concentrations of platelets are placed in a specific area of the body, the healing process will display immense results.
One of the finest benefits that come from the use of the said therapy is low incidence of rejection, especially since the platelets belong to the patient who receives the treatment. If you are wondering why the said treatment is conducted by directly injecting the platelet into the injured area, well, that is due to the fact that many injuries that therapists are targeting are situated in areas of the body with little blood flow, or at least not enough to be able to carry concentrated platelets to the points which they are most beneficial. Remember that this treatment will cause you mild discomfort as you will experience minor irritation at the injection site, yet, this is nothing compared to the results of the said therapy.
On the contrary of that, you have to be aware about how the said therapy is capable of rejuvenating the face. As a way of rejuvenate the skin, what happens is that a plasma that is rich with platelet will be injected in a grid over the area where you want to be rejuvenated.