Are you having long-term knee pain due to arthritis or other sports injuries? Or are you seeking fast treatment for your pain? Then PRP treatment might be for you!
PRP treatment has been gaining popularity for treatment and pain reduction due to sports injuries. In this blog, we have discussed some science-based facts on the treatment of PRP (Platelet-rich plasma) is used for knee pain.
What is PRP?
According to research, “Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a concentrate of autologous blood growth factors which has been shown to provide some symptomatic relief in early osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.”
One of the most popular types of regenerative techniques, known as Platelet-rich plasma, is a treatment used by doctors to activate the body’s innate capacity for tissue regeneration and wound healing by using the platelets and growth factors found in the patient’s blood.
PRP injection for knee pain utilizes an individual’s blood properties to self-treat and repair ailments such as damaged tissue or ligament. It’s a non-surgical procedure that improves the body’s capacity for self-healing, such as PRP knee pain. Only on full diagnosis and evaluation may your doctor recommend this option.
Benefits of PRP Knee Pain Treatment
The PRP therapy process typically involves collecting a sample of the patient’s blood, spinning it in a centrifuge to separate the platelets, and injecting the concentrated platelets into the affected area. The platelets release growth factors that stimulate the healing of damaged tissues and reduce inflammation.
PRP injection and treatment may be beneficial for various musculoskeletal injuries and problems. Such as knee pain, tennis elbow, or jumper’s knee. Generally, this condition takes a long time to heal, but PRP therapy may stimulate the healing process, lessen pain and enable a return to activities sooner.
- Helps to recover and heal from joint and sports injuries, pain
- Noticeable results in a few months.
- Safe treatment as the patient’s blood plasma is used.
The Success Rate Of PRP In Knee Pain
A systematic review of platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of patellar tendinopathy showed that “PRP treatment may be a safe and promising solution,” Though the treatment doesn’t surpass other modalities. So, only if doctors recommend this treatment, it may be an effective solution for long-term pain.
Similarly, another review also found that PRP may help manage knee pain due to osteoarthritis. With 3-12 months of treatment, they found a significant reduction in pain.
In various studies, PRP injection knee success rate for knee pain is between 60 -85% in most cases. A PRP injection and knee treatment cost in India is around 5000 – 20000 Rs.
The doctor will advise your treatment and therapy plan according to the symptoms, diagnosis, and aliment. Consult the orthopedic specialist to understand if PRP is for you.
PRP Treatment at Aveksha Hospital
Aveksha Hospital offers low-cost PRP treatment in Bangalore, with the best healthcare services and affordability.
Our department of orthopaedics has expert doctors available for sports injuries and non-surgical and surgical procedures. With equipped and trained allied healthcare staff, Our team has an expert specialist working together to provide seamless healthcare service with a patient-centric approach.
Do not ignore your illness for an extended time. Over-relaxation could stop the healing process. Do you experience joint discomfort or mobility problems? Avoiding any symptoms could cause further harm. Make an appointment right away! Contact us at (804) 472-7770 or via WhatsApp at 6366753019.
Dr. Aditya Ballal is one of the best orthopaedic surgeons in North Bangalore, with more than ten years of expertise in orthopaedics. He specializes in joint replacement surgeries and treating mild to severe causes of knee pain.