PRP is a preparation made in a lab from a patient’s whole blood, where platelet-derived growth factors are concentrated and injected back into the same patient to stimulate healing. PRP is blood plasma that is enriched with platelets.
The spine is a complex system of bone, ligaments, discs, tendons and muscles, that provide structure and support to the body. The spine also protects are central nervous system, and allows us the ability to be upright and mobile. What incredible creatures we are!
Recovery is necessary to allow time for your tissues to heal. Recovery from any spine surgery depends on the patient’s level of fitness and activity before surgery. Age, weight, physical condition, diet and a healthy lifestyle all contribute to the length of recovery after surgery.