Monthly Archives: August 2010

NCAA Football Players Treated With Platelet-Rich Plasma: the “Eureka” Treatment

Injured NCAA football stars in the “Eureka State” of California may have found a way to return to football by the season opener. It was reported in the LA Times yesterday, that UCLA quarterback Kevin Prince received Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) … Continue reading

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Platelet-Rich Plasma in Arthritis Case Study

Susan Chamblee had tried just about everything to fix her extremely painful, arthritic knees. With her final option being total knee replacements, requiring a long, painstaking recovery and the added expense of surgery, she discovered Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy (PRP) and … Continue reading

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Healing Arthritis Treatment in Platelet-Rich Plasma

By the year 2030, it has been predicted there will be 67 million Americas with arthritis. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections may alleviate, if not eliminate, the pain arthritis causes. An October PRP study from the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute in Bologna, … Continue reading

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Platelet-rich Plasma and Rafael Nadal’s Knee Tendinitis

There has been speculation surrounding what treatment Rafael Nadal received to combat severe tendinitis in his knees. In a recent NY Times article, Nadal described the treatment he received in his left knee vaguely, saying it was painful and difficult … Continue reading

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