New Idea: Healing Injuries, Arthritis With Blood

A handful of sports medicine specialists across the country have been quietly experimenting with a medication-free treatment aimed at healing injuries faster -- a concentrated solution of the patient's blood. Pittsburgh Steelers' Super Bowl star Hines Ward has tried it, as have other football players and some surgery patients in a few major cities. Now some doctors are getting direct requests for injections of blood plasma, although the treatments -- platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and autologous...Full Story
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