An orthobiologic helps injuries to heal by using cell-based therapies and biological materials that will become part of repaired but living tissue.
What kinds of orthobiologic are commonly used?
The materials may be:
Orthobiologics and platelet rich plasma. Dhillon MS, Behera P, Patel S, and Shetty V. Indian J Orthop. 2014 Jan-Feb; 48(1): 1–9.
Biological treatment of the knee with platelet-rich plasma or bone marrow aspirate concentrates. Moatshe G, Morris ER, Cinque ME, Pascual-Garrido C, Chahla J, Engebretsen L and Laprade RF. Acta Orthop. 2017 Nov; 88(6): 670–674.