Platelet-Rich Plasma, or PRP, is blood plasma that contains concentrated amounts of platelets and growth factors. PRP is a non-surgical and advanced means of providing high doses of the body’s own healing factors directly to the area where they are needed. PRP can be used to aid in the treatment of many ailments as seen in the illustration to the right.
How does it work?
Platelet Rich Plasma is a trending topic in human sports orthopedic medicine. Used for sports injuries as many wear and tear issues. Gandy Animal Hospital's Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP system, is a breakthrough product for pets utilizing blood plasma with concentrated platelets that once activated accelerate the healing properties of the isolated growth factors at a fraction of the cost of traditional human treatments.
Platelets that are found in whole blood contain many healing growth factors and bioactive proteins. These bioactive proteins can initiate tissue healing, and assist with inflammation. The treatment offers an affordable all natural alternative to drugs and steroids
How does it benefit your pet?
Gandy Animal Hospital's PRP Kit can be introduced topically in or around an injured joint, tendon, or used in its gel form to treat large burns or wounds. Gandy Animal Hospital's PRP is not limited to acute injuries, it can also be used for chronic conditions.
- Can Be Performed on your Pet’s Next Surgery - Elective or Routine
- Wound Care
- General Inflammation
- Post Surgical Healing
UGA – Study – Comparative Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) analysis