Platelet-rich plasma injections offer a promising solution to accelerate healing of tendon injuries and osteoarthritis naturally without subjecting the patient to significant risk. Dr. Odell became one of the first sports medicine doctors in the Midwest to begin offering platelet-rich plasma injections (PRP). PRP is an innovative treatment that uses a patient’s own “supercharged” blood to heal soft-tissue injuries. Dr. Odell performs this procedure the same way as conventional injections for arthritis, or injections for knee pain.
Physicians have successfully used PRP injections with professional athletes to treat acute injuries, but the therapy has only recently made its way into … Read the rest