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where can I get PRP in the UK?
« on: November 10, 2011, 01:08:48 PM »
Can anyone please recommend a good PRP doctor in the UK please?....desperate :(

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Re: where can I get PRP in the UK?
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2011, 01:17:53 PM »
In the couple of years I've been around here, I don't recall anyone in the UK posting around having PRP here - maybe as no NICE approval, no NHS cover etc

Google is your best bet and then start making calls and appointments

Only one hit, no idea if reputable

http://www.ralphrogers.com/platelet_rich_plasma.html
http://www.londonorthopaedic.com/specialities/sports-and-orthopaedic-medicine/treatments Same chap

Seems to be barely available, other than for aesthetic reasons  ???

What treatments have you tried?  What's the issue with your knee(s)?


Assuming you have one, have you discussed this with an OS - might be able to suggest a colleague?
« Last Edit: November 10, 2011, 01:20:09 PM by Vickster »
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Re: where can I get PRP in the UK?
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2011, 01:37:44 PM »
Thanks Vickster.........yes I found that guy aswell but his method is not the same as what what my doc has suggested........
I had stem cells in USA, and PRP injections are required as follow ups. It seems to be an 'under the counter' practice here!!

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Re: where can I get PRP in the UK?
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2011, 01:52:30 PM »
Oh dear, were you not able to check before going to the US?

Google brought this up - cannot see anything on website, so you'd need to call http://www.sportinjuriesclinic.co.uk/

Maybe contact UK ortho or sports medicine associations

http://www.boa.ac.uk/
http://www.basem.co.uk/

I assume that as stem cell therapy isn't available here, there's no call for the specific PRP (can the first guy not help at all - have you called?)

Sounds like you will need to do loads more hunting

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Re: where can I get PRP in the UK?
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2011, 02:19:10 PM »
Ohhhh many thanks for that Vickster....I will get on the case ASAP!!















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