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Arthritis and PRP Handouts

Browse our collection of some common forms of arthritis.

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Knee Arthritis
In an arthritic knee the articular cartilage is broken down, causing the surfaces to be worn and the bone exposed. The bone rubs together during movement, and soft tissues become inflamed, causing pain. + View PDF

Osteoarthritis is also degenerative joint disease, commonly affects the weight-bearing joints of the body such as the hips, knees, and spine, but it may also affect the hands. + View PDF

Platelet Rich Plasma - PRP
PRP therapy, which is an injection of a high concentration of platelets, has been shown to relieve acute and chronic pain and accelerate healing of injured tissues and joints. + View PDF