PRP for C-Section Wound Healing

Caesarean section births are on the rise throughout the world. Global rates increased 12.4% from 1990 to 2014 according to a review published in 2016.¹ Because of the risk of infection, rapid and complete healing of the caesarean section wound is a high priority for doctors and new mothers. A recent [...]

By |2020-03-31T00:53:25+00:00March 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

PRP for Hair Loss

Successfully treating hair loss is a huge concern for millions of individuals. Androgenic alopecia, the most common form of hair loss, effects 40% of women and 80% of men at some point in their lifetime.¹ According to Statista, the global hair loss market is worth 2.8 billion dollars. Most individuals [...]

By |2020-03-31T00:54:25+00:00March 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

PRP Injections for Epicondylitis

Tennis elbow presents as a pain and stiffness originating at the outside of the elbow. Approximately 10 million Americans suffer with tennis elbow annually. It is a self-limiting disease, meaning that symptoms will eventually resolve on their own. The disease course usually runs 12-16 months. Traditional treatment methods have done little to reduce the [...]

By |2020-03-31T00:54:15+00:00March 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for Skin Rejuvenation

Aging skin is a concern for so many because a youthful appearance is highly prized in most cultures. Changes in our appearance may affect self-esteem, interpersonal relationships and even career advancement. Like it or not, exterior appearance influences the way others perceive us which includes assumptions about intelligence and trustworthiness [...]

By |2020-03-31T00:55:47+00:00March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Platelet Rich Plasma Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition that affects about 20 million Americans. As we age, the activities of daily living slowly wear away the articular cartilage of our knees. Once cartilage deteriorates, it is difficult for the body to repair. Generally, tissue repair depends on healthy blood flow, but cartilage is nonvascular tissue which [...]

By |2020-03-31T00:56:36+00:00March 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Orthopedic surgeons are beginning to utilize the healing potential of platelet rich plasma to improve outcomes for patients with rotator cuff injuries. The biological healing potential of PRP has been evaluated to adjunct with arthroscopic surgery and physical therapy. Rotator Cuff Injuries in Context Rotator cuff [...]

By |2020-03-31T00:56:49+00:00March 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Platelet Rich Plasma Injections: What is PRP?

Platelet rich plasma or PRP is a biological product that initiates healing responses in tissues throughout the body. Platelets circulate throughout our blood to facilitate clotting and wound closure by releasing bio-active proteins known as platelet growth factors.¹ How is PRP Processed? Blood clotting and wound healing are [...]

By |2020-03-31T00:58:06+00:00March 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|