PRP Treatment In Miami, FL
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a concentrated source of growth factors and cellular signaling factors that play a significant role in the biology of healing. PRP is created from the patient's blood, which is separated into individual components using a tool called a centrifuge. The platelets, a type of cell essential for blood clotting, are isolated in plasma and delivered directly to an injured area such as a tendon or ligament. PRP treatment then promotes healing by encouraging proliferation and multiplication of healthy cells.
Treatment With Platelet-Rich Plasma
PRP is given to patients through an injection, with precise placement facilitated by guided ultrasound. Discontinuing the use of anti-inflammatory medications before this procedure is important. After the treatment, a patient must avoid exercise for a short period before beginning a rehabilitation exercise program. PRP injections can be effectively used to treat the following:
- Achilles tendon injuries and plantar fasciitis
- Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) and medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow)
- Rotator cuff and shoulder tendonitis
- Ligament, tendon, and cartilage tears
- Osteoarthritis of the knee and hip
Face and Skin Rejuvenation
Because PRP injections stimulate the production of new skin cells, they can be used on the face and other areas to fill in fine lines and wrinkles. This creates a smooth, hydrated, youthful appearance without invasive surgery. With this treatment, the PRP is introduced to areas of the skin affected by signs of aging and sun damage. Immediately after the injection, the area is iced to reduce swelling and bruising. These effects resolve within a day or two, revealing your new healthy complexion. Many patients combine PRP with microneedling or fractional laser resurfacing for a more dramatic effect.
Whether you're experiencing pain from an injury or are considering PRP treatment to refresh and rejuvenate your skin, Jimenez Chiropractic Med-Spa can help you explore the benefits of this revolutionary procedure. Fill out our online contact form to schedule a consultation.