There are many great treatment options for osteoarthritis of the foot and ankle. However one of the most promising therapies is platelet rich plasma injections. This procedure is done in the office and involves using your own natural healing cells to stimulate healing potentials. We have seen many candidates for joint replacement that have benefited from platelet rich plasma therapy. It is important to be evaluated properly before adding platelet rich plasma injections, including of the joint function and x-rays to see if your candidate. We find platelet rich plasma good alternative surgical therapy or joint replacement.