Expert: There is a lack of protocol in using PRP therapy

04/21/2010 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Platelet-rich plasma therapy, a treatment that uses a patient's own plasma to treat an injury, has gained popularity, particularly among injured athletes who want to heal faster. However, one of the problems with the treatment is the lack of protocol on how to use it, an expert said. The frequency of administering the treatment varies among people, and some add calcium to the treatment, which has become a controversial issue, the expert said.

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