The Benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) on Fracture Healing

Good news for athletes and anyone else suffering from a bone fracture: further research into the field of PRP suggests the treatment may speed recovery of fractures while increasing the bone’s ability to withstand stress. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a new and exciting procedure that stimulates the body’s natural healing forces and provides restoration and pain relief without the need for invasive surgical procedures or aggressive, long-term medications. The study has yet to be conducted on humans, but it has shown promising results on rats and may eventually prompt clinical trials. Click here to read the article, published in Sports Medicine Research.

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