Platelet Rich Plasma therapy PRP in Guernsey
Healthcare Group are proud to be the first clinic to offer Platelet Rich Plasma therapy PRP in Guernsey.
This cutting edge treatment which enhances healing of your joints and tendons through the power of your own cells is given by Dr Jenny Turner our sports medicine specialist at St Martin’s surgery. The platelets are prepared by centrifugation of your own blood and when reinjected under ultrasound guidance release over 300 different growth factors and bioactive proteins that enhance the bodies natural healing processes. It is particularly useful in Osteoarthritis of the knee, thumb, ankle, big toe and hip joints. It can also be an effective treatment of resistant tendinopathies, especially tennis and golfer’s elbow. It can be used to treat both acute and chronic injuries and may be recommended where conservative rehabilitation has failed.