Platelet-Rich Plasma is used in orthopaedics and sport medicine to treat soft tissue (muscles and tendons) injuries as well as joint injuries. As the outcome patients may expect accelerated tissue regeneration, pain and discomfort relief and a faster convalescence.
Supplementing with hyaluronic acid is considered an effective method of treatment, which is recommended by doctors in curing joint diseases as well as in the preventive healthcare. The main benefit of hyaluronic acid is enriching the composition of the synovial fluid. What is more, the effects are visible almost instantly. The aim of the hyaluronic acid injection by patients suffering from joint diseases is improvement of the viscoelastic properties of the synovial fluid.