The doctors looked at the imaging and told my brother that the healing time would be slow. He would have to plan on being off work close to a year after his surgery. He could not work now though he wanted to. He worked outdoors in wilderness areas. That is where he got hurt. The initial surgeries to put him back together were not intended to be long term fixes. That was what this surgery was for. I hear about PRP therapy in Westchester County, NY, and I asked him to mention it to his doctor. Since it seemed to me to be a low risk adjunct to aid in his healing, I figured he should at least look into it.
It is known that insurance is not likely to pay for it. That is okay as my wife and I would pay for it to help him. Continue reading