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FAT TRANSFER + PRP (PLATELET RICH PLASMA) This therapy utilizes a patient’s adipose (fat), combined with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), to provide a potent biological therapeutic combination. Fat contains many types of cells that are useful in the healing process, including stem cells, adipocytes, and various types of connective tissue cells, all of which have a role in healing. Combined with PRP, the management of various musculoskeletal conditions, such as osteoarthritis, has taken a big step forward. All affected joints can be treated, including hips, knees, ankles and shoulders. HOW IS THE FAT HARVESTED? Fat is harvested from the subcutaneous tissue of the abdomen, flank, buttock or thighs. This is a simple procedure done using local anaesthetic, and usually only 20-40cc of fat are actually needed. The procedure is done in the office as [...]