Platelet Rich Plasma Treatments

Regenerative Therapy

Regenerative therapies PRP & Stem Cell. These treatments are performed as an outpatient procedure. It involves the application of a concentrated form of platelet rich plasma, or packed stem cells to the affected area. The application can be used to treat acute/chronic injuries, or long-term degenerative disease.

The concentrated platelet rich plasma releases growth factors & cell mediators that have been shown to greatly promote the repair of damaged tissue. Stem cells can differentiate into bone, cartilage, muscle, tendon and ligaments. They have also been shown to have the capability of generating new blood vessels to damaged tissue, a process called angiogenesis. With their many healing functions, these therapeutic procedures have proven to be viable nonsurgical alternatives for many chronic pain patients.

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Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy for hair loss is a three-step medical treatment in which a person’s blood is drawn, processed, and then injected into the scalp. The use of PRP is “a great treatment option for hair loss because it has a number of scientifically based articles showing its efficacy increasing hair count, hair thickness, and the growth phase of the hair cycle.

How does it work?

Physicians began using PRP therapy about a decade ago to speed up the healing process in damaged joints after injury or surgery. During the treatment, a technician draws your blood and spins it in a centrifuge to separate out the platelets and plasma. Doctors then inject the plasma, which helps repair blood vessels, promote cell growth and wound healing, and stimulate collagen production

What are the goals of a PRP injection?

When PRP is injected, it can aid the body’s natural healing of injuries. The goal is not only to relieve symptoms but to create actual healing. In some cases, PRP may reduce the need for medication and/or surgery.

What conditions can be treated with PRP injection?

  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Shoulder, Hip and Spine
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Chronic Plantar Fasciitis
  • ACL Injuries
  • Pelvic Pain and Instability
  • Back and Neck Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Tendinitis

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