Athletes and Celebrities Are Reaping the Benefits of PRP Treatment
Platelet Rich Plasma treatment has become one the favorite cosmetic treatments among celebrities. Athletes and actresses, and other celebrities have been known to use PRP to heal sports injuries and to improve their physical appearance.
The first famous athlete who was known to receive PRP treatment was Kobe Bryant, who went to Germany to get his injured knee treated. Kobe’s favorable results sparked the curiosity among athletes and consolidated PRP treatment as an effective option to treat sports injuries. In fact, PRP popularity increased significantly after Kobe Bryant used it.
After his successful treatment in Germany, Kobe Bryant, prompted the Yankees player, Alex Rodriguez, to try PRP treatment. Rodriguez received five PRP sessions after his hip surgery back in 2009. PRP treatment allowed the baseball player to recover quickly from his surgery and he was able to return to the field a lot sooner than expected.
Another famous athlete known to have received PRP treatment is Tiger Woods. The world-renowned golf player received PRP treatment in 2008 after a surgery to repair an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in his knee. PRP accelerated Tiger Wood’s knee healing significantly and he was able to play golf soon after. In 2009, after his successful PRP procedure, Tiger Wood had one the best years of his golfing career.
PRP treatment is well-known for its rejuvenating benefits and actresses such as Angeline Jolie would not let a cosmetic treatment like this pass by unnoticed. It has been reported that Jolie received PRP skin injections to boost the collagen production in her skin and improve her overall skin appearance. The wonderful rejuvenating results observed in beautiful actress have inspired other celebrities to pursue PRP treatment.
Recently, Kim Kardashian received a combination of PRP injections and microneedling to improve her facial appearance. The procedure was broadcasted on her reality show ‘Kim and Kourtney Take Miami’. PRP treatment gave Kardashian a glowing, youthful face.