Category Archives: PRP Athletes

Saints’ Chris Ivory Receives Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection

New Orleans Saints’ leading running back Chris Ivory, received a Platelet-Rich Plasma injection for a tightened hamstring Wednesday. Ivory is a rookie leading the Saints in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns this season. In a late first quarter dash in … Continue reading

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Aids Injured UCLA Bruins

UPDATE- Two UCLA Bruins received Platelet-Rich Plasma for injuries in late August and recovered enough to return for the season opener against Kansas State yesterday (September 4). Quarterback Kevin Prince strained a muscle in his lower back earlier in August … Continue reading

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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 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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Pro Sports and Platelet-rich Plasma

It can be argued that the public perceives therapy effectiveness favorably when pro athletes credit Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) for their hastened returns following injury. Tiger Woods, Hines Ward and Troy Polamalu are a few of the superstar athletes who have … Continue reading

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