PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)

*PRP (platelet rich plasma) therapy- Dr Thurman participated in the worlds first randomized clinical trial of PRP treatment while he was a resident at Harvard 15 year ago. PRP injections are now often used in professional athletes such as the NFL/MLB, and Dr. Thurman treated members of the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox during his time in Boston.

PRP therapy uses the growth factors in your own blood to heal a variety of difficult to treat injuries including

  • Mild to moderate arthritis of any joint in the body, though most commonly used in the knee, hip, and shoulder.
  • Chronic tendon and ligament issues anywhere in the body
  • Lumbar disc annular tears and Lumbar disc degeneration/chronic lumbar disc herniations