In addition to chronic (long term) injuries, Platelet Rich Plasma is being applied to the high level athlete to accelerate recovery. Numerous professional athletes have received PRP for a common knee injury, an MC
L (medial Collateral Ligament) sprain. While I’m not an elite athlete by any means, I received a similar injection following a surfing accident. I just ran full speed tonight without any limitations, now appx 9 wks
Another athlete was injected by myself & my colleague Mike Gerhadt MD. This positive outcome was reported on CBS Evening news with Katie Kouric.