PRP PRP is a new natural therapy that has been increasingly used in various disorders especially for the last 5 years. Although it has originated as a cosmetic and anti-aging therapy, it is recently used in the treatment of musculoskeletal system disorders. PRP stands for “Platelet Rich Plasma”. The medication is prepared from the patient’s own blood.
How to Obtain PRP
Approximately 10-20 cc of blood is drawn from the patient, based on the application. This blood is processed in specifically designed systems. The blood cells of the patient is centrifuged to achieve a platelet rich plasma fluid on the upper layer.
The Effect of PRP in The Body
Platelet is mainly the element that provides coagulation and includes growth factor and some natural preservatives. Platelet rich plasma operates as a natural medication. It speeds up the healing process of injured structures such as tendon, cartilage.