PRP for Osteoarthritis
In cases of cartilage damage, i.e. early and moderate arthrosis, anti-inflammatory drugs are often used. In addition, joint injections with hyaluronic acid are offered to improve the lubrication of the rough joint surfaces.
PRP therapy, as an alternative, leads to an alleviation of inflammation and thus, a reduction in pain as well as improved mobility of the joint. PRP therapy is a promising treatment option for early to moderate osteoarthritis. PRP therapy is a choice for many patients who do not want steroid injections.
Platelet-rich plasma can be used for intra-articular injection for mild to moderate osteoarthritis in synovial joints, such as: