Platelet Rich Plasma
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a treatment that uses your own blood platelets to heal your body. The platelets in your blood are the reason your body heals. They have over 30 different growth factors that helps you to heal any injury naturally.
PRP can be incorporated with regenerative medicine or stem cell therapy. Our doctors at Alternative Wellness Clinic will customize a PRP treatment plan just for you to help you regain your youthful body and live happier and healthier.
How Does Platelet Rich Plasma Work?
A small amount of your blood will drawn and will be processed by our doctors to separate the platelets from your blood. The platelets will then be injected directly where your body needs to be repaired. As a result the more than 30 growth factors in the platelets will start the healing process of your injured body back to a normal healthy state.
PRP Is An Effective Treatment Option For:
- Musculoskeletal injuries or pain
- Tendon, ligaments and muscle tears
- Restoring skin to more youthful appearance
- Sexual enhancement
- Wound Healing
- Pain relief
- Stem Cell activator (Attracting stem cells to areas of injury)
- Hair restoration and faster growth
- Aesthetic procedures
When Can I Expect Results From PRP Treatments?
PRP will be used to treat injury or arthritis as well as anti aging. For injury PRP will most often be felt within 2 weeks after the procedure, due to the anti-inflammation affect, and will have noticeable affect within 1-2 months. When PRP is used for anti-aging or aesthetics patients may notice changes within 2 weeks, however most will see changes within 3-6 months.
PRP Injections For Sports Injuries
The field of medicine is moving away from NSAIDS and steroids to mask the injured area, and towards the benefits of regenerative medicine. PRP has been used in other countries for over 30 years, and is now just being accepted as a form of treatment here in the united States. Science has discovered that platelets have amazing potential to heal injured tissue. Recently our doctors have been using PRP to help athletes recover from injury with incredible success. Athletes have been able to return to their sport within a week of having a PRP treatment, instead of waiting months for their bodies to heal with traditional medicine. Since our doctors are able to inject PRP directly into the injured tendon or ligament or muscle the healing occurs extremely fast. We are a multidiscipline office which means we have all the different treatment options available for you to recover quickly.
To learn more about how PRP and regenerative cell therapy can get you out of pain, call us today to schedule your free consultation with one of our doctors.