If there is one thing about Platelet Rich Plasma therapy that you should know of, that would be the fact that it is used in promoting faster healing of soft tissue injuries. The said therapy has received tremendous amount of attention after one American football star used it to recover from his nagging 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. When the separation of the blood components are the done, the patient’s plasma that has the highest concentration of platelets 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. What we are trying to say here is that injecting the plasma of a patient that is rich with platelet into his or her injured area will encourage the natural healing process of the body. According to experts, when high concentrations are placed in a certain area, the natural healing process of the body will show tremendous results.
In this therapy, you will not have to worry about the plasma getting rejected by your body because, in the first place, the platelet belongs to you so that will not happen. For sure, you want to know why this therapy involves directly injecting plasma rich platelets into the body, and what we can tell you about it is that majority of the injuries targeted by therapists are located in areas with very little blood flow, or not enough to carry concentrated platelets into where they are most beneficial. Know that after the therapy is conducted, you will experience minor irritation at the injection site, but this side effect will be covered by immense result that come from the said treatment.
On the contrary of that, you have to be aware about how the said therapy is capable of rejuvenating the face. In rejuvenating the face what usually happens is that plasma that is rich with platelet will be injected in a grid over the area of your face that you want to be revitalized.