PRP treatment for hip

Hip pain is a very common complaint that can be caused by a wide variety of problems or conditions. Hip pain can sometimes also caused by the conditions and diseases which are originally affecting other parts of your body but eventually they start hurting your hips too.

Osteoarthritis is a common orthopedic condition which is the leading cause of hip pain. Various treatments options are available for hip pain which may range from pain medications to surgery. During early stages of your hip pain or osteoarthritis doctors will recommend you pain medicines but if the problem won’t go away then the last thing you can do is to undergo a hip surgery.

Platelets rich plasma (PRP) for hip is non-invasive treatment option for severe hip pain. PRP injections are type of regenerative therapy which helps you to manage pain in tendons, ligaments, muscles of hips and other injuries. The injection uses your body’s own healing properties in blood to treat pain and to stimulate the healing process.

PRP injections treat chronic hip pain

Platelets make up blood, along with white and red blood cells. They help with clotting when you get a cut. They also contain proteins and growth factors that help with healing cuts. Plasma is the liquid part of your blood. It’s made mostly of water. PRP contains a higher concentration of platelets from normal blood and the amounts of growth factors are also high which promotes healing. Doctors are now using PRP injections for hip in treating hip pain and restoring function and range of motion.

Why PRP treatment is good for hip pain?

PRP modulates the inflammatory and catabolic environment through a locally applied concentrate of platelets, leukocytes, and growth factors which helps in the process of healing the affected tissues.

PRP for hip are effective and the chances of infections or side effects of the injections are rare.

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