Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections are a next-generation innovative treatment in sports and orthopaedic medicine commonly used to treat the following conditions:
- Osteoarthritis of the shoulder, hip, knee, foot, ankle
- Cartilage defects/injuries(osteochondral defect)
- Rotator Cuff Tears
- Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
- ACL Injuries
- Pelvic Pain and Instability
- Back and Neck Injuries
- Tennis Elbow
- Ankle Sprains
- Ligament Sprains
- Achilles tendonitis
- Muscle tears
- Sport injuries
PRP uses the patients own blood for healing muscle, tendon and ligament injuries.
When dealing with injured tissue the human body will go through a range of inter-related processes for healing. When an injury occurs – thrombocytes are activated.
Once activated the thrombocytes release growth factors to target the area of injury and commence the process of healing. This effect can be enhanced further when the blood inside the human body is properly modified.
Research has shown significant increased levels of thrombocytes and growth factors when using the PRP injection method with many confirming its positive influence on nullifying pain and allowing a better healing process.
Injections will be carried out by our expert orthopaedic consultants who are highly skilled and able to offer patients specialist advice.
How will the treatment work?
This treatment requires a minimal amount of blood being taken from the patient which is then placed in a centrifuge that spins and separates the platelets from the rest of the blood. The patients platelets are then placed into a well concentrated formula which is injected to the patients area of injury.
In total the procedure should last around 10-15 minutes. Performed safely in our outpatient consulting rooms, PRP relieves pain without the risks of surgery, general anesthesia, or hospital stays and without a prolonged recovery. In fact, most people return to their jobs or usual activities right after the procedure.
|Single injection (subject to initial consultation)||£425|
|Course of 3 injections (subject to initial consultation)||£1200|