Efficacy of One Day Training in Low-Cost Manual Preparation of High Cellular Platelet Rich Plasma

Posted on Posted in K. Dean Reeves, MD, Volume 6 : 2014

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is under investigation as a therapeutic injectate in a growing number of applications. Its production commonly involves proprietary materials and proprietary centrifuges. Manual PRP production has been described but training efficacy has not been demonstrated. A method to manually produce high quality PRP quickly, inexpensively and consistently, that is easily mastered, would afford the opportunity …

Stem Cell Prolotherapy in Regenerative Medicine: Background, Theory and Protocols

Posted on Posted in Donna Alderman, DO, Gerald R. Harris, DO, Patrick C. Astourian, MS, PA-C, Robert W. Alexander, MD, DMD, FICS, Volume 3 : Issue 3 : August 2011, Wonder Why?

By Donna D. Alderman, DO, Robert W. Alexander, MD, DMD, FICS, Gerald R. Harris, DO, & Patrick C. Astourian, MS, PA-C ABSTRACT Prolotherapy is a proven technique for resolving musculoskeletal pain, but can have limitations if tissue damage is too severe. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Prolotherapy offers a physiologic tool in some of those cases, but this too may more »

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Literature Reviews

Posted on Posted in Gary B. Clark, MD, MPA, It's A Wide Wide World, Volume 1 : Issue 3 : August 2009

By Gary B. Clark, MD, MPA Visions of Regenerations to Come “Sometime between the years 1934 and 1936, a random patient with a random disease visited a random doctor and for the first time in recorded human history had a better than 50:50 chance of benefiting from the encounter.” –Anonymous The above-cited quotation still lies sequestered more »

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Technique

Posted on Posted in Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD, Ross A. Hauser, MD, Teaching Techniques, Volume 1 : Issue 3 : August 2009

By Ross A. Hauser, MD & Marion A. Hauser, MS, RD ABSTRACT This article provides the JOP reader with some basic information about Platelet Rich Plasma, also known as PRP. PRP as a Prolotherapy proliferant has become increasingly popular in the pain management field. The basic tenants of PRP preparation and use in the Prolotherapy field are discussed. more »