Sports Injuries Driving PRP Market Growth

Professional athletes have millions of dollars riding on their backs. An injury can put a player out of commission for months and derail a promising career, leaving thousands of fans disappointed. Millions watched in horror when Brazilian soccer star, Neymar, was carried off the field with a fractured vertebra during a World Cup match in [Read More]

Baseball Legend Partners with PRP Clinic

When you walk into the IMAC Regeneration Center in Chesterfield, Missouri, you are greeted by baseball memorabilia. And if you’re lucky, The Wizard himself might walk in. After a brilliant career with the San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals, Osborne “Ozzie” Smith retired from Major League Baseball after the 1996 season. A career in [Read More]

A Sports Injury Case Study: Why PRP Works

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When John, a former college football player who now works on Wall Street, pulled a hamstring while sprinting around the Central Park reservoir, his orthopedic surgeon did not recommend PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy. The doctor cited recent study results that revealed that patients who get PRP do not heal any faster than those who do [Read More]

NFL Players Turning To PRP Treatments

What is PRP therapy? PRP (Platelet-Rich-Plasma) therapy is a medical treatment which utilizes the regenerative power of blood platelets. Platelets are blood cells crucial for coagulation (blood clotting) and tissue regeneration. The therapy itself consists of three phases. In the first phase a doctor collects a small amount of patient’s own blood from a vein. [Read More]

Can Regenerative Therapy Help Crossfit Athletes?

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All professional athletes have an intense routine to achieve top results. That inevitably leads to damage of their whole body, but the locomotor system takes most of the pounding. Although it makes sense that contact sports are the most common cause of injuries of the locomotor system, the fact is that although injuries in contact [Read More]

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: Revolutionizing Sports Medicine

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Both professional athletes and active amateurs are benefitting from a revolutionary therapy that utilizes the person’s own blood to repair and rebuild damaged cartilage or tendon. Platelet-rich plasma therapy, or PRP therapy as it is commonly called, is offering hope to thousands of people enduring intractable pain and below par performance as a result of [Read More]

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