I have a friend who has a bad back. He has had multiple surgeries. He can get through the days, and he even is able to work out some to stay fit. Of course, though, he is extremely adept at just taking the pain. He had a job that resulted in injuries to his back. He has torn up his arm and shoulder too. I can tell when it is wearing him down. You just watch him when he thinks no one is looking. You can then see him slouch into pain. I suggested PRP treatment in New Rochelle, NY as an option. He never heard of it.
I explained it to him how they would take blood samples from him. Then they would take the vials of blood and spin them in a centrifuge. That would separate out the blood components. They would get rid of the red blood cells, but they would keep the plasma and platelets. Continue reading