Points to Remember for Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)admin
Points to Remember for Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatments and using it Intra-Articular Applications
Growth factors are released from within and this promotes angiogenesis, cellular proliferation, and provides an extracellular matrix for cell rebuilding.
OsteoArthritis (OA), Tendonitis, Ligament injuries, burns, open wounds, bone grafts, dental procedures.
Administration of PRP
May be performed every 2-3 weeks until desired effect (1-3 treatments). Re-administration every 9-12 months depending on the pet.
A “Flare” pain response
Occurs 24-72 hours post injection. The pain gets worse during this time before it gets better. We like to use NSAIDs to reduce this “flare” response.
Do not use ice or ice packs after a treatment.
Cold causes vasoconstriction and thus reduces the effectiveness of the PRP treatment.