PRP – Joint Injections

What is PRP?

PRP is used to treat a variety of conditions, including: 

  • Healing after surgery: PRP was originally used to speed up healing after jaw or plastic surgeries. It is now also used to help heal muscles, tendons, and ligaments.
  • Chronic tendon injuries: PRP is effective in treating chronic tendon injuries.
  • Hair loss: PRP hair treatments can result in new hair growth for 18–24 months.

What is PRP treatment good for?

Its use in other soft-tissue injuries is becoming more common. It has been demonstrated to improve function and reduce pain in people who have tendonitis or chronic tendinosis conditions such as tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow. It can also be used to treat injuries to ligaments and muscles.

What is the downside of PRP?

After applying the injection, the patients experience pain, swelling, and soreness for a few weeks. Generally, the side effects of PRP treatments are minimal, with low risks. The doctor advises the patients to avoid activities that can strain or infect the treated area.

PRP For Hair Loss

How long will PRP treatment last?

You’ll need to complete a series of four to six treatments to achieve real PRP hair treatment results, and you’ll be able to enjoy new hair growth for about 18 to 24 months. Because PRP is not permanent, touch-up treatments are recommended once a year.

What is the success rate of PRP?

In fact, many global studies prove that PRP therapy is considered one of the most successful non-surgical hair loss treatment methods, with a success rate of 80-92 per cent in India. This is because the procedure is typically very safe and effective.

How many sessions of PRP are required?

It is advised to give PRP injections over the course of three sessions, spaced four to six weeks apart, to give the procedure the best chance of success. Then, to retain the advantages, patients are advised to have a single maintenance treatment every six to twelve months.

How long does a PRP session take?

PRP treatments for hair restoration are a natural and highly effective way to promote hair growth and improve the overall quality of your hair. Appointments are quick and typically take 30 to 60 minutes to complete based on how many treatment areas are included in your treatment plan.

Does PRP actually regrow hair?

Most patients will experience a natural thickening and regrowth of hair in the weeks following the procedure, though the peak of collagen production typically occurs approximately three months after the injections.

Is PRP worth it for hair loss?

“Research shows that PRP not only decreases hair shedding and stimulates new hair growth, but it also increases the thickness of the hair follicle itself. That’s a huge win for many of my patients. I find myself recommending and performing hair PRP about five times per day at the office.

Ozone Therapy

What does ozone therapy do?

Ozone therapy can improve your immune system to fight off infection. Ozone can boost your immune system to reduce inflammation. Many people suffer from conditions that regularly cause areas of the body to become inflamed. Inflammatory markers are often found in the blood of people who suffer from asthma.

What is the success rate of ozone therapy?

Since then, several retrospective and randomized controlled studies have been published confirming clinical success in 70-80% of patients

How does ozone therapy reduce inflammation?

Ozone therapy effectively reduced inflammation with effects, at least in part, mediated through reduction of pro-inflammatory cytokines and activation of IL-10 anti-inflammatory cytokine.

How long does it take to see results from ozone therapy?

Not all patients respond, but those that do typically notice a partial change within the first 3-4 treatments. If there is nothing noted at this point, we typically discuss other options. If there is improvement, then we continue until a plateau.

How long does ozone therapy last in the body?

Injected ozone is active in the body for three to seven days, but effects of ozone treatments can be permanent.

How often should you do ozone therapy?

Oftentimes, three to four times a week is the minimum. Need 3 hours between treatments to make it safe. Ozone enters your body and lasts for approximately 10 minutes and promotes glutathione production when it meets with proteins in your blood.

Does ozone therapy clean your blood?

High-dose ozone therapy utilizes a pure form of oxygen to potentially create a certain response within your immune system. High doses of ozone may be able to clean your blood naturally, which has the beneficial effect of neutralizing many types of pathogenic microbes.

Does ozone help with arthritis?

Oxygen-ozone injection treatment works superbly well in addressing hand arthritis. It is a routine, outpatient procedure performed without anesthesia or downtime. Having a physician inject oxygen ozone into your hand has been shown to reduce arthritis pain and to help restore normal hand function.

Is ozone therapy safe for knee pain?

There are numerous ways to treat chronic knee pain, but invasive surgery or potentially addictive medication needn’t be the answer. A safer yet effective treatment option is oxygen-ozone injection therapy.