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Recently, there has been much talk about platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy and its effectiveness in treating sports injuries. What may be surprising to learn is that PRP in orthopedics is really nothing “new.” Of course, with its widespread use also comes the potential for abuse of its capabilities so it is important to have a realistic understanding of what PRP is, its indications, and precisely which types of injuries and situations it is best applied to for optimal healing. PRP’s rapid rise to fame can be credited to professional athletes, claiming their speedy return to the field or court was thanks

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The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (better known as the ACL) is one of four major ligaments inside the knee that is responsible for maintaining the joint’s stability during activities like jumping, turning, and pivoting. Because almost all sports require athletes to perform these type of actions, injuries and tears to the ACL are more common than not. In fact, ACL injuries are the most common ligament injuries not only of the knee, but of the entire body. When this type of injury continues to cause symptomatic instability of the knee (buckling or giving way during physical activity) surgery to reconstruct the ligament
Though the public is beginning to more readily embrace the notion of stem cell therapy in the treatment of orthopedic conditions, stem cells remain largely unproven. Having clarified that, I do have over three years of experience in studying and using stem cell therapy as an adjunct to non-surgical and surgical management of patients, most of whom are elite athletes with a wide variety of orthopedic conditions. From my own experience, I have seen great progress in patients treated with stem cell therapy and specifically amniotic stem cell therapy. These stem cells are harvested from the amnion cell layer of the