Platelet-rich plasma injections may lead to improvements in tissue healing

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Dr. Marni Wesner performs a platelet-rich plasma injection procedure on a patient at the University of Alberta Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic. Credit: University of Alberta

Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant and A-Rod have all used it, but does platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) really work for the every-day active person? According to a University of Alberta Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic pilot study on patients with chronically sore shoulders published in PLOS ONE, preliminary findings say yes. Leer Más