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Phoenix, Arizona - Dr. Adam Farber, top orthopedic surgeon in Phoenix, now offers Platelet-rich plasma treatment for shoulder, elbow and knee conditions.

PRP injections are used to treat muscles and tendons that are unable to heal with such treatments as physical therapy, medication or rest.

Platelet-rich plasma treatment is the process of injecting the patients’ own blood to stimulate healing in the damaged tissues. This process is done by taking a blood sample and separating the white and red blood cells from the platelets. The platelets are then injected into the place of injury to stimulate healing.

PRP has treated numerous conditions and the list continues to grow. Among conditions treated using PRP injections by this orthopedic doctors phoenix az are tendonitis, quadriceps muscle injuries, knee osteoarthritis, rotator cuff tendonitis, golfers or tennis elbow, and Achilles tendonitis or partial tears.

Platelet-rich plasma injections have proven to be very successful with these shoulder, elbow, and knee conditions. PRP has shown to be more effective in treating tennis elbow, than steroid injections or placebo. It has also helped athletes avoid surgery.These injections have also been said to be effective in alleviating arthritis for most patients.

The process of PRP injections doesn’t normally take longer than 30 minutes and Dr. Farber performs this treatment on patients in his office.

Platelet-rich plasma is only one of the many treatments performed by Dr. Farber in the Phoenix area. He also specializes in sports injuries and degenerative diseases of the knee, shoulder and elbow.

Dr. Farber provides customized, cutting-edge treatment plans for each of his patients.

About Phoenix Shoulder and Knee

Dr. Adam Farber is a top orthopedic surgeon in Phoenix. He focuses on minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, knee and elbow. For more information on Dr. Farber and his treatment plans, visit his website or call (480) 219-3342.

Contact us:
Phoenix Shoulder & Knee
60 E. Rio Salado Parkway Suite 505
Tempe, AZ 85281