Platelet rich plasma refers to a therapy where platelet rich plasma injections are injected into an injured area. The therapy was discovered in the 70s but was only in patients in the late 80s. First, it was used after surgeries in Italy but has since been used to treat a range of conditions. These PRP injections are aimed at helping speed up the healing process. Compared to other treatments that have been previously used in the treatment of injured body areas. Over the years, the therapy has been very effective in the treatment of fractures, ligaments, tendons, and knee arthritis. The therapy is also used after surgeries so as to speed up the healing of tissues. Mostly, PRP is used on athletes who prefer this form of treatment for helping them resume to the field earlier than other treatments would.
Other Therapies Enhancing the Quality of Life
PRP is just one of the many therapies that is used to improve people’s situations and improve their quality of life. Other integrative treatments include;
Also, referred to as acupuncture moxibustion. It refers to the burning of a mugwort herb over or on the body of a patient. The moxa is placed over the acupuncture points of the body to stimulate the flow of energy.
• Milk thistle extract
Milk thistle seed extract has been used since ancient times. It acts as an antioxidant. So, what are the benefits of milk thistle? They include boosting immunity, treatment of liver and gall bladder conditions and treatment of diabetes.
• Gerovital gh3 treatments
Gerovital gh3 or procaine has gained its popularity as an anti-aging treatment. It helps suppress the symptoms of old age including wrinkling and hair loss. However, one should be careful of excessive skin lightening which is one of Gerovital side effects.
All the above treatments can be accessed at any center for integrative medicine. They can be used as a stand-alone or can be used along with other treatments as a complement. One of the major benefits of these treatments is that they help reduce suffering by either relieving pain or by speeding up the healing process. They also improve the quality of life by enabling people resume their usual lifestyle with confidence. These treatments should however only be administered by a certified practitioner. Failure to do so may result in very devastating side effects.