What is PRP Treatment?

We offer a revolutionary treatment in Regenerative Medicine called Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). If you suffer from joint pain, muscle tears, ligament injuries or even hairloss, this non-surgical procedure can help your body heal itself naturally. Let’s explore what PRP treatment is and how it uses your body’s own healing abilities to bring you relief.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment is a cutting-edge medical technique that uses the power of your own blood to promote healing of damaged tissue. Your blood contains platelets, which are like tiny superheroes that help your body heal when you get a cut or a bruise. In PRP treatment, we concentrate these platelets and use them to speed up the healing process in specific areas of your body.

How do you get PRP?

The procedure is simple and minimally invasive. First, we draw a small amount of your blood, just like when you get a regular blood test. Then, we put your blood in a special machine called a centrifuge. This machine spins the blood at high speed, separating the platelets from the rest of the blood components.

Once the platelets are concentrated, we extract them and create the PRP solution. This solution is rich in growth factors and other healing substances that your body needs to repair damaged tissues. The PRP is then carefully injected into the injured area, such as an achy joint, a torn muscle, or a sprained ligament.

How does it stimulate healing?

When the PRP is injected, it immediately goes to work, stimulating your body’s natural healing response. The concentrated platelets release growth factors that attract repair cells to the injured site. These repair cells, like construction workers, start rebuilding and strengthening the damaged tissues.

As the tissues heal and regenerate, you’ll notice a reduction in pain and inflammation. Over time, your joint, muscle, or ligament will become stronger and more resilient, allowing you to move and perform daily activities with greater ease.

Advantages of PRP Treatment

PRP treatment has several advantages compared to traditional treatments. Since it uses your body’s own healing power, there is a lower risk of allergic reactions or infections. The procedure is quick and doesn’t require surgery, meaning you can get back to your daily routine faster. Additionally, PRP treatment promotes long-term healing, not just temporary relief, so you can enjoy lasting results.

In summary, PRP treatment is a remarkable option for managing joint, muscle, and ligament pain. By harnessing the incredible healing power of your own blood, PRP injections can effectively accelerate the healing process, reduce pain, and improve your overall quality of life. If you’re tired of living with discomfort, consider PRP treatment at ASCPM and take the first step towards a pain-free future. Call 518.463.0171 to schedule a consultation.