Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain. In the past, treatment options were not as varied or efficacious as they have thankfully become. Either extensive, expensive surgery or a lifetime of medication were the only ways to cope. As the scientific and medical communities are learning more and more about PRP, it is emerging as a promising treatment for pain. In fact, PRP Therapy is now thought to be effective at treating a wide range of conditions. We at Synergy Medical welcome you to learn more about this advancement and see if may be the right solution for you.
What is PRP Therapy?
PRP therapy, or platelet-rich plasma therapy, utilizes your own body’s ability to heal. Highly concentrated platelets are administered via injection directly into the damaged joint, tendon, or ligament. This stimulates your body to heal itself and repair the damage.
In order to get the super-concentrated platelets, a small sample of your blood is drawn. It is then placed in a centrifuge, which spins it to the point that the red blood cells and platelets separate. The result of this process is platelet-rich plasma, all ready for your treatment. The results of this process can be seen in as little as four weeks with regeneration improving for potentially up to six months. Healing time may vary from person to person based on the area of treatment, the extent of injury, and the degree of adherence to post-op instructions. It is also worth note that this treatment is permanent provided the cause of injury not remain.
Why Choose PRP Therapy?
There are many benefits to this treatment, including:
- It is a non-surgical option
- It is a long-term solution that does not wear off like pain injections
- It aims to fix the problem at its root rather than just alleviating symptoms
Contact Us for Further Information
If you are interested in learning more about PRP Therapy and what it may be able to do for you, feel free to reach out and make an appointment at Synergy Medical! At our office in Bradenton, our dedicated team of compassionate individuals will be elated to explain the process in full, address any questions or concerns you may have, and help you get back to feeling at the top of your game. Contact us today to set up your consultation!