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CNOS Offers Plasma Therapy, A Less Invasive Option for Some Suffering From Pain

(DAKOTA DUNES, SD) – CNOS offers various treatments for injury and pain, including

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy. PRP decreases inflammation and promotes healing

for those dealing with knee pain, tennis elbow, osteoarthritis or other ailments.

PRP is a simple therapy that involves drawing a small amount of your own blood,

separating the platelets and nutrients and reinjecting them at the location of your injury or

pain. This process releases growth factors that stimulate and increase the number of

reparative cells your body produces.

“For patients experiencing chronic tendonitis, knee or shoulder pain, this can dramatically

reduce inflammation,” said Joseph Carreau, MD, Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

at CNOS.

CNOS, Carreau and their team emphasize that while PRP therapy is minimally invasive

and can speed healing, it should be considered as part of your comprehensive diagnosis

and treatment plan. Any supplemental therapy for pain or injury is best administered from

orthopaedic experts who understand the full complexity of your diagnosis.

“The advantage of coming to a musculoskeletal specialist is we have a lot of tools to care

for whatever your condition requires at the stage you’re in,” adds Carreau. “We can

stratify whatever is needed from non-operative options, preventative and other therapies

all the way up to surgery if required.”

For questions or further information, please contact Suzi Gausman. 605-217-2851

suzi.gausman@cnos.net

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