Who is a candidate for platelet-rich plasma injections?

Dr. James discusses who is a candidate for platelet-rich plasma injections. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


Candidates for platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections can vary, according to Premier Health SpecialistsOff Site Icon (PHS) physicians.

From young athletes trying to speed up their recovery to people struggling with chronic pain, such as arthritis and tendinopathy, PRP can help the healing process, PHS physicians say.

In general, these injections are tried after all standard medical treatments, such as anti-inflammatories and physical therapy, haven’t worked, according to PHS physicians.

For more information about who makes a good candidate for PRP injections, talk with your doctor.

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