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Vail-Summit Orthopaedics is now offering platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell injection therapy at their locations in Edwards, Frisco and Vail. Both injections use the patient’s own cells to stimulate the natural healing process. Patients who would like to find out more, verify insurance eligibility or schedule an appointment for an injection are encouraged to call (970) 476-7220.

“We are always looking for the latest, most advanced treatments and procedures, so we are proud to be offering both of these injections,” says Scott E. Raub, D.O., physiatrist at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. “Our main goal is to do whatever is best for our patients and get them back to their active lifestyles. These injections can delay or even eliminate the need for surgery, and we knew that would be a great option for many patients.”

PRP injections show promising results with osteoarthritis of the knee, shoulder, hip, and spine, as well as rotator cuff tears, chronic plantar fasciitis, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, tennis elbow, ankle sprains, tendonitis (medically referred to as tendinitis) and ligament sprains.

Stem cell therapy can be used to treat many injuries and conditions, including:

For more information about PRP or stem cell injections or to schedule an appointment with one of the doctors at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics, please call (970) 476-7220.