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1 Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy for Athletes By: Lauren Gottlieb 11/12/2013 ITMG

2 Background Information Plasma: Liquid part of your blood that is a yellowish liquid PRP: Used to hasten healing of tendon injuries

3 Steps in PRP Therapy  Blood is taken from the body  Placed in a device called a separator  Use an ultrasound machine to map out the place of the injection  Slowly injected into the previously mapped area.

4 Candidates for PRP Therapy

5 Basic Facts:  Price:  Approximately $500-$2000 per injection  Advantages:  Expedites healing process  Using your own body to heal yourself

6 Real-Life Examples  Many athletes use PRP Therapy  Rafael Nadal  Tiger Woods  Hines Ward  Kobe Bryant  Brandon Roy  at/landing_timberwolves.html at/landing_timberwolves.html

7 References  Bresnahan, Mike, and Broderick Turner. "Kobe Bryant undergoes a different kind of knee procedure." Los Angeles Times 30 June Web. 8 Oct  Jurist, Kenneth A., and Joseph H. Guettler. "Performance Orthopedics." Therapeutic Injection of PRP. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Nov  Niesen, Joan. "FOXSports." Platelet-rich plasma therapy big with athletes. MSN, 3 July Web. 8 Nov  "Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection-Information and Instructions for Patients." Stanford School of Medicine : 1-3. Web. 8 Nov  "Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy." Harvard Health Letter (2009): 6-7. Academic Search Premier. Web. 6 Oct  OrthoInfo. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, September Web. Oct  Shetty, Vijay D. "Platelet-Rich Plasma: A ‘Feeling' And ‘Hope' Ailing Athletes." British Journal Of Sports Medicine 44. (2010): i1-i2. Academic Search Premier. Web. 7 Oct


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