The role of PRPP injection

An emerging therapy for tendinopathy and degenerative joint disease is worth consideration.

PLASMA-RICH platelet protein (PRPP) injections are becoming a more widely accepted treatment alternative for managing chronic tendinopathy and also degenerative joint disease.

PRPP is defined as a solution that has a concentration of platelets above the baseline of whole blood (150—400 x 109/litre).

Platelets are the cells of healing and repair. They contain over 1100 proteins contained in the alpha granules that are involved in various aspects of tissue