FAQ

prp-process-8As we are regenerating collagen lasting results will depend on the care and maintenance of your skin. However, 2-3 treatments will help results last up to 18 months.

 


Musculoskeletal Medicine
orthopedic_2014-03-28_1559Platelet rich plasma injections (PRP injections) can be used in true treatment of many musculoskeletal injuries including that of tendons, muscles and joints Typically 2 or more injections are required, separated by 4-6 weeks apart. This may vary depending on your injury.

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections for Tendons
Platelet rich plasma injections (PRP injections) can be used in true treatment of many musculoskeietal injuries including that of tendons, muscles and joints Typically 2 or more injections are required, separated by 4-6 weeks apart. This may vary depending on your injury.



Aesthetic Medicine and PPP – FAQ
What is the process? Preparation is simple and quick, and completed on the physicians premises in the appointment time. Prior to treatment a simple blood sample of 10 — 20 mls is extracted from the patient. This blood is immediately placed in the centrifuge for 5 — 8 minutes. When centrifugation is complete your plasma will be separated from your red blood cells. The rich platelets are extracted from the base of the plasma gel. The platelets are injected into the deep dermis or fat layer of the skin. Platelets gradually increase collagen which can increase skin thickness and overall health of the skin.

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections for Muscle Strains / Tears

PRP can potentially accelerate muscle healing and reduce injury time. The early blood clot can be substituted by PRP with its supraphysiological concentration of growth factors which stimulates the healing process.

Ask your doctor about whether your muscle injury can be treated with PRP.


 

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections for Other Injuries

There is ongoing medical research into the use of PRP regarding its potential to heal other musculoskeletal injuries including: Trochanteric bursitis, Knee MCL tears, Knee osteoarthritis  and Hip Osteoarthritis.