Booker receives platelet rich plasma treatments on injured foot
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View Full Profile told the Washington Post that he has had two platelet rich plasma treatments on his injured left foot that cost him the final 15 games of last season.
While in Las Vegas for NBA summer league, Booker revealed that he decided to have a PRP – a non-surgical therapy that encourages a more rapid, natural, healing process – at the urging of famed orthopedic surgeon Martin O’Malley in New York.
Booker has been working out in Washington with Wizards trainers for most of the offseason. After developing some soreness in his foot, Booker decided that he should have another treatment last week. He said the procedure required taking blood from his right arm and putting it in his foot.
“I said, ‘Okay, I’ll try it.’ I definitely felt better the first time. I feel even better the second time,” Booker said, adding that the injury was simply plantar fasciitis and nothing more. “My foot is feeling really good. I think that’s going to push me over the edge.”
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