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Plasma Rich Platelets

Plasma Rich platelets also known as PRP is an injection treatment. A small amount of blood is taken from the patient to generate the PRP.

Dr. Bata is an expert in Plasma Rich platelets and stem cell treatments. Dr. Bata is a top rated orthopedic surgeon who provides cutting-edge podiatrist and general orthopedic services. Call our office at (909) 233- 7823. Located in Southern California, he serves the community in Loma Linda, Colton, Riverside, Redlands, Moreno Valley, San Bernardino and all the Inland Empire region.

When PRP is injected into the damaged area it causes a mild inflammation that triggers the healing cascade. As the platelets organize in the treatment area they release a number of enzymes to promote healing and tissue responses including attracting stem cells and growth factors to repair the damaged area.

The use of PRP treatment has increased in recent years to treat various condition in many fields including orthopedics and sports medicine. There have been many articles that show the positive effect of PRP in treating various conditions.

Though PRP treatment has been used safely and successfully on many patients, PRP treatment is NOT yet FDA approved and is not covered by most insurance plans.

PRP treatment doesn’t have significant side effect as it uses your own blood.

  • • If your condition can be treated with PRP injection, most patients will experience decrease of symptoms.
  • • PRP treatment may need to be repeated to help with your condition
  • • Consult with Dr. Bata if your condition can be treated with PRP
  • • Usually PRP treatment is reserved as last resort of conservative treatment