Platelet-Rich Plasma Treats Tendon and Ligament Problems

A Cornell University scientist recently showed that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy can enhance healing and quality of repair at the cellular level in treating tendonitis and suspensory ligament desmitis. Lisa A. Fortier, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, assistant professor of large animal surgery at Cornell, is also studying whether PRP reduces susceptibility to re-injury.
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