Platelet-rich plasma therapy, or PRP for short, is a popular treatment option in the realm of human sports medicine. Now, thanks to advancements in technology, this innovative therapy and all of its many benefits are also available for our animal companions. As part of Pipe Creek Animal Hospital’s commitment to offering the latest in veterinary medical care, we’re pleased to offer PRP therapy to our patients.
Platelet-rich plasma is blood plasma that contains highly concentrated amounts of both platelets as well as growth factors. PRP therapy utilizes this blood plasma to provide your pet with a high dose of his or her body’s own natural healing factors.
PRP is administered directly to the area where it is needed, offering a highly effective, non-surgical way to manage and overcome injuries and chronic ailments. It’s also a much more natural and affordable alternative to things like drugs and steroid use.
The PRP therapy services at Pipe Creek Animal Clinic can be used to treat a wide variety of acute injuries, including wounds and burns. It can also be highly effective in the treatment and management of a number of chronic medical conditions.
Some of the ailments we routinely utilize PRP therapy for include, but are not limited to:
As science and medicine continue to improve, so will the available treatment options for managing the health and happiness of our furry friends. At Pipe Creek Animal Hospital, we’re honored to partner with you in helping your loved one live a long, pain-free life.
If your pet recently became injured, underwent surgery or is struggling with any of the chronic conditions above, PRP therapy may be the ideal solution. Call today to learn more!