Autologous condition plasma is a concentration of platelets, growth factors, which is drawn from your own blood. It is centrifuged and utilized and injected into areas that require signaling and recruitment of cells for healing. This is done through a series of growth factors. This is an in office patient procedure, which is completed in approximately 20 minutes. It has been utilized for multiple areas with significant effectiveness noted for Achilles tendinitis, tennis elbow or elbow tendinitis, patellar tendon tendinitis, and knee osteoarthritis.
In many cases, it can delay or obviate the need for more invasive type treatments and is utilized to heal chronic conditions utilizing the body’s own growth factors and in many cases may avoid surgical procedures.
To learn more about how PRP and/or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Nicola, call 310-574-0487.