This is ultimately decided on a case-by-case basis. The provider may use an MRI or Ultrasound results to determine the number of injections. Typically, you will get between 1-3 injections, however some severe cases may require up to five injections.
Kim, our financial counselor, will work with you to determine if your insurance will cover the cost of PRP, or if you will need to pay out of pocket for the therapy. Due to the nature of this therapy, other forms of therapies may be included to help combine and compliment the healing nature of the platelets. Please talk with Kim for more detailed information.
Essentially any tendon or ligament injury except complete tears may be treated successfully with PRP. PRP therapy is exactly the treatment needed to reduce the downtime of the athlete or individual while also reducing the chance of re-injury or perhaps, the risk of a more serious injury that will result in surgical intervention or permanent disability.