Performed under sterile technique
Centrifuge system will separate the platelet rich plasma from red blood cells and white blood cells
Can generate white blood cells rich or poor plasma depending on the clinical indication (articular vs. soft tissue injections)
PRP automatically withdrawn into sterile syringe by the centrifuge.
Closed loop system to minimize contamination
Indications: tennis elbow, patella tendonitis, rotator cuff tendinopathy, achilles tendinopathy.
Recommendations: ultrasound guided single prp injection into tendon with 2 mm local anesthetic superficial to tendon using 6 pass peppering dry needling