The platelets only work where they are injected. Some joints, such as the knee, hip and shoulder are large and may require a series of 2 or 3 injections for the optimal effect. This may also be necessary if the area of damage is extensive or chronic in nature.
The growth factors in PRP initiate a reparative process and you should start to notice some improvement within 2-6 weeks.
Stem Cell-Rich Bone Marrow
Bone Marrow is a sponge-like tissue found within the center of large bones like the hip bone, breast bone, shoulder blades and ribs. It contains stem cells and other growth factors needed to heal tissue. It can facilitate the healing and restoration in patients with osteoarthritis, osteoradionecrosis, cartilage loss in various joints, and more.