Category Archives: Overuse Injuries

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Treating Common Sports Injuries with PRP

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-by Dr. Maria Karipidis Pouria, MD, FAAP, CAQ sports medicine, FACP  As an athlete, or someone who regularly engages in exercise and sport activities, it is hard to be sidelined by injury or pain. Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, injections are a popular option to help your body heal faster, allowing you to be active again. …

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A Non-Operative Approach to Joint Health and Longevity with PRP

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-by Dr. Maria Karipidis Pouria, MD, FAAP, CAQ sports medicine, FACP Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a natural and safe alternative regenerative therapy to treat joint pain.  The components of your blood include red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma.  During an injury, the platelets are recruited to the site of trauma to promote …

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