Stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are exciting modern treatment options for active individuals suffering from joint pain or mobility limitations. Once reserved only for elite athletes, these injections now give anyone the opportunity to promote healing within a damaged joint to potentially delay or avoid surgery. These injections can be used to treat arthritis, ligament damage, degenerative diseases, and a range of other conditions that afflict athletes at all levels.
People living in or near Wiregrass/Wesley Chapel, Tampa, Zephyrhills, and Brandon, Florida, can receive stem cell or PRP therapy from Dr. Ira Guttentag at Florida Medical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & Spine. These injections are administered on an outpatient basis, and patients can typically return to their normal activity right away.