29423 E. Highway 160, Durango, CO 81301
(970) 475-4300

Dr. Thomas Newell
Family & Pediatric Nurse Practitioner / Homeopathic Master Clinician

Vitina Cosse
Nurse Practitioner / Emergency Nurse Practitioner

What is PRP?  
(Paltelet Rich Plasma)

Platelet Rich Plasma is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets. As a concentrated source of autologous platelets, PRP contains several different growth factors and other cytokines that can stimulate healing of soft tissue.

Laboratory studies have shown that the increased concentration of growth factors in PRP can potentially speed up the healing process.

Some of the conditions are treated with PRP are:

  • Knee Arthritis
  • Surgery
  • Fractures
  • Acute Ligament and Muscle Injuries
  • Chronic Tendon Injuries
  • Hair Loss