Items Tagged ‘PRP’

October 31, 2019

Platelet Rich Plasma Found to be Effective in Regrowing Hair

By Jen Schutz Jen Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Platelets spun from a person’s own blood may be a new option for treating baldness in women, according to research at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. A pilot study found platelet rich plasma (PRP), a regenerative therapy associated with natural growth factors and tissue healing, regrows hair as well as other treatments on the market. The findings […]

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Tags: Dr. Alison Bruce, Dr. Shane Shapiro, hair loss, platelet rich plasma, PRP, regenerative medicine

October 10, 2019

Regenerative Strategies for Osteoarthritis: Jonathan Finnoff, D.O.

By Jen Schutz Jen Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of your bones wears down over time. While the significant pain, limited activity, and decreased quality of life that affect patients with osteoarthritis can usually be managed, the damage to joints can’t […]

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Tags: Dr. Jonathan Finnoff, osteoarthritis, PRP, regenerative medicine, stem cells

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