PRP therapy is a type of regenerative medicine that can help patients with pain and injuries. PRP uses a person's own blood to help heal and repair a problem in the body. This is a great treatment option for athletes and those dealing with chronic pain because it can spead up healing times and avoids surgery. However many of our patients have used PRP to feel better and heal, safely.

The process for PRP entails having your own blood drawn, just two vials. The blood is seperated with a machine. We use the plasma which is concentrated with platelets, proteins and groth factors that help promote a great healing environment. This is then injected right at the source of pain or injury in your own body. 

The Benefits of PRP

  • Faster recovery
  • Reduces pain and inflammation
  • Natural and safe
  • Avoid surgery or invasive treatments

Our patients love PRP is safe and natural. It works with your own blood, which of course is specific to you, to help you heal. You can feel better and get rid of chronic pain without having to deal with a painful surgery or long and costly recovery.

What Does PRP Treat

Many patients are using PRP to treat chronic conditions, sports injuries and for some who have done their research and know this is the treatment they want. Here are some common conditions that PRP can be used to treat:

  • Sports injuries
  • Heel pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ankle sprains and fractures
  • Surgery recovery

PRP can treat a many foot and ankle conditions safely and naturally. It is minimally invasive and doesn't require much down time. If you have a problem that's not getting better or would like to explore your treatment options, call our office to see if PRP is a great choice for you!


Peter Wishnie, D.P.M.
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