PRP Therapy Fort Lauderdale

What is PRP?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is defined as a portion of the plasma fraction of autologous blood having a platelet concentration above baseline that contain a powerful concoction of growth factors. . It is an emerging treatment in the modern health sector known as ‘orthobiologics’. The goal of this discipline is to enhance the body’s innate ability to repair and regenerate. PRP therapy has lately gained a lot of attention as a safe, non-surgical, biological treatment of osteoarthritis and musculoskeletal repair.

Soft tissue injuries that include ligament and tendons represent up to 45% of all musculoskeletal injuries. Chronic and degenerative musculoskeletal conditions can be challenging to treat and can have a protracted course compromising an otherwise active lifestyle.

What’s the Process?

When treating orthopedic conditions in an outpatient setting, doctors typically collect a sample of the patient’s blood and process it in a centrifuge to create PRP. They then use ultrasound to pinpoint the precise location of the injury and inject the PRP into that area after following proper disinfection protocols.

What PRP can do?

PRP, or platelet-rich plasma, is a concentrated form of the patient’s own blood that contains a high concentration of platelets and growth factors. These growth factors stimulate the body’s natural healing processes and can help to reduce inflammation and promote tissue regeneration. PRP therapy has been used to treat a wide range of orthopedic conditions, including:

  • Tendonitis
  • Ligament injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis


PRP is a safe treatment option since it is prepared using the patient’s blood, which eliminates the risk of many issues include disease transmission, immune reactions, & even cancer. A study of more than 800 patients who were injected with plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF) into their knee joint found no negative effects after 6 months.