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47 year old Edna Lima has traveled around the world competing and teaching karate and she has -- her body to the limit over the.
That was comments.
I was just like afraid of walking in politics isn't going to pop -- in the moment we sold it.
-- has been suffering from chronic Achilles tendinitis for ten years and none of the traditional treatments have worked.
Her doctor Andrew Feldman suggested trying platelet rich plasma therapy which he has been using a professional athletes taking them.
Blood from your own body from a patient's body.
Concentrating and into this very very rich mixture.
For all intents and purposes healing products.
And then re injecting it back into an area that's either been locally traumatized -- -- as a chronic injuries these healing products can rev up your body's instincts to repair muscle bone and other two issues.
You need blood to get things to heal.
If these areas don't have blood supply they don't heal as well.
If we for the body and certainly into making it believe that that it should recruit cells to heal those areas.
You could potentially make -- better this new therapy may be able to help patients with its average injuries like tennis elbow and knee tendinitis avoid surgery.
But there aren't any long term studies on it yet we don't know a 100% why -- works what I don't want to do is give a false bill of goods because patients are individualized.
And it you know well one person reacts one way to something in the next person you do the same thing on -- react differently.
We checked in with a -- two weeks later to see how she was feeling.
And what she admits ejection was very painful she said it was well worth it.
In ten years I didn't have that not you know as I never put like an -- should put so much pressure.
Night in the manipulation -- I can do it right now.
You know we're out so well excruciating pain may -- makes dreaming or something you know that it's mutant X.
Knowledge is not dreaming.
Doctor Feldman has seen tremendous improvement with all of his patients but keep in mind that other doctors have reported that PR piece therapy.
Has been ineffective in about twenty to 40% of cases talked to your orthopedic surgeon to see if this treatment is right for you.
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