PRP treatment is an attractive option for those who need a procedure that will jump-start the body’s self-repair and regeneration. We proudly offer this concentrated blood injection that helps patients experience less pain. If you have wondered about PRP, we are providing answers to the more commonly asked questions regarding this therapy.
What is PRP?
PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. It is developed from the patient’s own blood.
How Do I Know If I Am a Good Candidate?
If you are considering PRP, you can arrange a consultation at our office to find out for sure.
What Happens During the Initial Consultation?
During your consultation, your issues will be examined in depth. A comprehensive review will be conducted to look through your medical history. You will receive an examination to establish any concerns that could be addressed by the treatment. A diagnosis will then be made to establish if you are a good candidate.
Is It Invasive?
Blood is withdrawn and the PRP is injected. It’s that simple.
What are Some Conditions Treated by PRP?
The substance treats chronic musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. Some of the more common conditions that it can help are musculoskeletal concerns in the following areas:
How Long Do the Injections Take?
Most injections only require minutes.
When Will I See Results?
If the treatment is effective for your condition, you can expect to see a difference in both function and overall pain level in the days following your appointment. Many patients report that symptoms resolve gradually over the course of weeks. Depending on how a patient’s body responds to the treatment, additional treatments may be required.
What Should I Do Following My Treatment?
You should drink plenty of fluids following your treatment and stick to the team’s instructions regarding strenuous activity. Keep all follow-up appointments so that we can evaluate your progress.
Relieve Pain and Enhance Healing
As you consider the frequently asked questions above, we hope that it will help you feel more comfortable with PRP. The treatment could truly change your life. Maybe you have become frustrated and even hopeless that you will ever find pain relief or healing. If you feel like you are out of options, don’t give up. Reach out to The Guyer Institute of Molecular Medicine and arrange an initial consultation at our office in Indianapolis. The caring and professional staff would be more than happy to help. Contact us today to schedule your appointment!