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EFFECTIVE HIP & KNEE PAIN RELIEF Discover The Key Treatments To Reduce Pain and Stiffness Naturally
Put A Spring Back In Your Step Do you find it harder to walk, run or exercise? Is hip, knee or leg pain keeping you from being active? If so, understanding how your body walks and moves can be the key to putting the spring back in your step. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections Platelets are a specialized type of blood cell involved in injury healing. Platelets also contain large reservoirs of natural growth factors. Platelet-rich plasma therapy uses a dose of concentrated platelets from the patient’s own blood to help them heal faster. Used to treat orthopedic injuries that aren’t responding to traditional methods, platelet-rich plasma therapy is a series of safe injections, ranging from one to four, that often has injury sufferers feeling better within weeks and performing their daily activities within months of beginning therapy.
Platelet-rich plasma injections can be effective in treating: • High repetition muscular injuries, as well as acute muscle tears and strains • Knee tendonitis and tendon injuries, including the Achilles tendon • Injuries and sprains to the ligaments, such as the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)
• Tennis and golfer’s elbow • Partial rotator cuff tear • Plantar fasciitis
At Advanced Wellness, our experienced clinicians will help determine if you are a candidate for Platelet-Rich Plasma injections.
Getting physical therapy FIRST helps 60-70% of knee patients avoid surgery.
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