Platelet-Rich Plasma

Blood is composed of mainly liquid (plasma) and small components, including platelets.

Platelets contain hundreds of proteins that are very important in the healing of injuries.

PRP is plasma with a richer concentration of platelets

How It's Done

1. Blood is drawn from the patient's arm

2. The platelets are separated in a centrifuge

3. 3-6 ml of platelet-rich plasma (PRP)is extracted

4. Injured area is injected with the PRP

What conditions are treated with PRP?

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Needham Heights, MA  02494

Phone:  781-429-7700

Fax:  781-429-7701

Billing:  781-881-2189



Monday - Friday:   8:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday:   By Appointment

Sunday:   Closed

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