Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment Instructions

Prior to PRP Treatment:

  1. Stop all non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (Advil, Motrin, Aleve, Naproxen, Celebrex etc) 2-3 weeks prior to the procedure.
  2. Apply ice packs to the painful areas 15 minutes every 2-3 hours as needed for pain.
  3. Tylenol for pain as needed.

After PRP Treatment:

  1. No non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications after the procedure until told to resume use by Dr. Podesta.
  2. Apply ice packs to the painful areas 15 minutes every 2-3 hours as needed for pain.
  3. Tylenol or prescribed pain medications for pain as needed.
  4. Range-of-motion exercises as tolerated after the procedure.
  5. Increased pain and inflammation is expected in the treated tissue after the procedure.
  6. Continue to use any braces, splints or crutches as recommended by Dr. Podesta after the treatment.

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