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Orthobiologics

Orthobiologics is a continuously evolving field that allows physicians more options for helping repair injuries to the musculoskeletal system that may not be treatable through conventional methods. When surgery is not your best (or first) choice to heal bone and tissue, you may want to consider treatments like PRP (platelet rich plasma) – a patented process in which a portion of your blood with a high platelet concentration is drawn then reinjected to promote the healing of soft tissue injuries and conditions and a variety of musculoskeletal problems.

By utilizing alternative biological technologies when appropriate, surgeons can address cartilage defects, nonunion of bones and previously irreparable tendon tears. Opting for less-conventional techniques, like PRP, can aid patients suffering from bone, cartilage and soft tissue loss and injury.

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