PRP Research

Research: Can Platelet Rich Plasma improve bone healing in patients with osteoarthritis or nonunion healing?

Ross Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C In this article, we will examine the medical research concerning the effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma therapy on stimulating bone healing and repair. In situations of osteoarthritis, bone takes on unusual characteristics. You know these characteristics to be one of overgrowth and bone […]

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PRP and Rheumatoid arthritis

Ross Hauser, MD Inflammatory arthritis, or rheumatoid arthritis, generally occurs when the body attacks itself by making antibodies against itself. Antibodies are proteins, made by the immune system, that fight microorganisms such as bacteria that invade the body. In these instances, this inflammation is counterproductive because the body is reacting against […]

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Considerations for Choosing a PRP Doctor

  Ross Hauser, MD There is a tremendous amount of medical literature concerning the use of Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP) for degenerative joint disease. This article will concentrate on issues facing patients in choosing a doctor who offers Platelet Rich Plasma. For research and clinical application studies please refer […]

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