Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Therapy
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Therapy is a non-invasive treatment that consists of using a small amount of plasma extracted from your blood, which contains growth factors and nutrients that promote healing of diseased tissue.
How does PRP work?
The PRP Injection for Plantar Fasciitis procedure involves the following steps:
1. Draw blood from your arm and spin it in a centrifuge to extract platelet rich plasma (PRP)
2. The PRP is then directly injected into the plantar fascia with the help of Ultrasonic imagery
3. A CAM (Controlled Ankle Movement) shoe is worn for two weeks to limit movement
What are the advantages of PRP injections to treat Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis?
- No risks
- No side effects
- Effective for a year
- Non invasive