PRP In Stillwater, MN
Rivertown Medical Center has found that PRP is extremely effective in combining the best of integrating medical science and technology for our patients. PRP is clinically proven and is a natural treatment that helps heal the root causes of chronic pain and other concerns.
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What is platelet-rich plasma?
The advanced Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is an injection of a patient’s own platelets derived from their own blood to accelerate the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints. Platelet-rich plasma is simply your blood that contains more platelets than normal, thereby speeding up the healing to reduce your pain.
How does PRP work?
After creating platelet-rich plasma from your blood sample, the solution is injected into the targeted area. Our medical provider uses ultrasound to guide the injection to pinpoint the exact area for optimal results. The idea is to increase the concentration of specific bioproteins or hormones, called growth factors, in a specific area to accelerate the healing process. Studies show that the increased concentration of growth factors in platelet-rich plasma
The PRP Process
A vial of blood is taken from from the patient receiving the PRP injection
The collection is then put into a centrifuge to separate the PRP from other materials
PRP, which is goldish in color, is then removed and prepped to be injected into the corresponding area
The medical provider then uses ultrasound for guided placement and the PRP is then safely injected