PRP for Joint Treatment FAQs
Am I a Good Candidate for Westchester Platelet Rich Plasma?
Patients suffering from knee, hip, shoulder, joint pain, etc. may be considered as candidates for our Westchester PRP. If you have already tried conventional treatments, including steroids, narcotic pain & anti-inflammatory medications, etc.. PRP is a safe and effective option to now consider.
What Benefits Does Your Westchester PRP Injections Offer?
PRP is an option for patients near Westchester, NY who are looking for an alternative to surgery or potential total joint replacement. Regenerative medicine and PRP allow a human body to naturally heal. It stimulates healthy cell growth and regenerates healthy tissue.
PRP have a multitude of growth factor producing cells. Growth factors are proteins naturally found in the body that promote the growth of cells and tissues. PRP use interleukins, which are anti-inflammatory and reduce swelling and inflammation. Regenerative medicine therapy can stimulate your body to proliferate and target damaged cells in your body and repair or replace them.
Will PRP Injections Help My Joint Pain
With over a million each year undergoing joint replacements in the US, platelet rich plasma may eliminate your pain and increase mobility. PRP can repair fibrous connective tissue and stimulate the formation of cartilage, tendon, ligaments & bone. PRP injections not only promote long-term pain relief, but also significant restore of normal functions. In addition some patients experience a huge reduction in pain within weeks of one injection.
How Do PRP Injections Work?
PRP injections offer the ability to heal damaged tissue naturally. PRP may repair the body by dividing to replenish cells that are damaged by disease, injury, or normal wear. The array of benefits related to PRP is supported through the successful transplantation and coordination of multiple components. PRP offers a rich micro-environment to foster tissue regeneration and cellular growth. Your body has the natural ability to heal itself. As you get older, your body is not as efficient in repairing damage. PRP has emerged as a key element of regenerative medicine therapies. It also has immune-modulation properties which are very helpful in controlling pain & inflammation in the body. Regenerative medicine therapies include natural healing properties, reduction of pain and inflammation and increase blood flow. The therapy is a minimally invasive outpatient treatment with no downtime, is non-steroidal, safe and effective, and promotes soft tissue growth with no adverse reactions.
Are PRP Injections Safe?
PRP is extremely safe and effective. The injections/therapies have been used throughout the world. Platelet rich plasma is harvested from your own body. This ensures the optimum quality for a premium application.