Platelet-Rich plasma (PRP)

PRP is made from a sample of your own blood. Approximately 50mls (tenth of a pint) is drawn from your arm veins. This sample is spun in a centrifuge and the yellow ‘buffy’ coat layer is extracted. This contains all the platelets. 

Platelets contain Growth Factors which encourage healing. 

PRP injections are safe, have few side-effects and have good evidence of effectiveness. 

The are now recognised by most major private medical insurers. 

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