Found May 20, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
TEAMS: Miami Marlins
Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton received a platelet-rich plasma injection in his ailing hamstring to help expedite his recovery, according to Joe Frisaro and Joe Morgan of MLB.com. Stanton was placed on the disabled list at the end of April after suffering his hamstring injury. Soon after the Grade 2 strain was diagnosed, Stanton received the injection to aid in the recovery process. He told reporters that he hopes the treatment helps him return quicker, and it could prove especially useful considering the swelling that was involved. Frisaro and Morgan detail the procedure, otherwise known as PRP injections: The procedure basically is as follows: the patient's blood is drawn, and treated, and then injected back into the inflamed area. At the time of the injury, Stanton was expected to require one month on the shelf. It was later said that the injury could keep him on for an extended period, and Frisaro and Morgan say that he remains several weeks away from returning. At this point, the slugger is throwing, hitting and running on an anti-gravity treadmill. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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