How Does Platelet Rich Plasma Work?
PRP is derived by taking a small amount of blood from the patient, placing it in a specialized blood tube, and centrifuging the tube at high RPMs. This causes a separation of the red blood cells from the plasma, which contains the platelets. The platelets are then activated which causes them to release their contents of growth factors and cytokines, which mediate the healing response. This is the magic of PRP. It “supercharges” the healing response.
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