athletes can suffer nasty injuries and recover after only few weeks or months???well in the most of the developed countries,there are advance technology that make this possible especially in the sports field.
One of the popular treatment know as the growth factor (GF) therapy.This Isa type of medicine that uses the body\'s own cells to promote the healing of wounds,and other conditions.Growth factor is a medical technique that deals with replacing human cells and tissues or organs to restore normal functioning .
Growth factors are substances produced in the body that stimulates the growth of cells involved with inflammation and healing,which helps in the body\'s natural ability to repair itself.
Why we should opt for GF
While most doctors in our countries have been using platelets rich plasma technology to treat nasty injuries,the us of growth factor therapy is the most advanced technique of gain momentum in orthopedic injuries.
One of the benefits of this treatment is the faster healing time taken by the orthopedic injuries for example ,a patient may take up to 10 sessions in PRP but GF guarantees full recovery after 3 sessions.Not only does it reduces discomfort to the patient but also allows them to go back to their normal life.
This therapy regenerate bones and surrounding soft tissue reducing the pain we feel.apart from it being applied in orthopedic injuries, this technique is also used in plastic surgeries and cosmetic treatment.It can be used in skin rejuvenation and hai regeneration for people who have scanty hai r .Other conditions treated by growth factor. Therapy include knee injuries,elbow,back and neck pain and nerve injuries.many patients have also been able to avoid surgery using this therapy.
Growth factor therapy is most effectively administered through an injection that is minimally invasive and yields quick results.it can also be delivered through a cream or gelthats applied to the wounds,or can also be incorporated to he wound dressing or even through skin grafts. How it works Blood is collected and inserted in to tubes ,it is mixed by inverting an reverting the tubes gently to blend with the grow factor infused fell sepator.after the growth factor is activated into the blood,the tubes are centrifugedfor five to ten minutes to separate the acellular solution from the rest of the blood.The next step is the retrieval and the accumulation of the growth factor which are now ready to be injected or even administered to the injured part of the body. The cost It may be a very helpful technique in the medical field but again it is so very expensive and most people may not afford is cost,which is disadvantageous to most of us.it is also mostly used in the developed countries hence making it availability to be minimal to our third world country.