Is PRP Safe? Published Research
All PRP studies assess the safety of the therapy, and to date none have concluded it poses any additional risk in comparison to other common treatments like steroid shots or viscosupplementation.
Though thousands of studies have come to the same conclusions, we’ve collected a small sampling of publications confirming the safety of PRP therapy below:
Brossi PM, Moreira JJ, Machado TS, Baccarin RY.
BMC Vet Res. 2015;11:98. doi: 10.1186/s12917-015-0403-z.
Engebretsen L, Steffen K, Alsousou J, Anitua E, Bachi N.
Br J Sports Med. 2010;44:1072–81.
Freedman KB, Back S, Bernstein J.
J Bone Joint Surg (Br) 2001;83:397–402.
Kon E, Mandelbaum B, Buda R, Filardo G, Delcogliano M, et al.
Wang-Saegusa A, Cugat R, Ares O, Seijas R, Cuscó X, Garcia-Balletbó M.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2011;131:311–7.