Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
At Lotus Direct Care located in Mequon, Wisconsin, we offer Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy, a cutting-edge treatment that harnesses the body's natural healing abilities to promote tissue regeneration and repair. Dr. Aaron Rosenberg, is experienced in administering PRP therapy for a variety of conditions.
PRP therapy is a natural and non-invasive alternative to traditional treatments, such as surgery or medication. It has been used to treat a variety of conditions, including sports injuries, arthritis, hair loss, chronic wounds, and skin rejuvenation.
If you're interested in learning more about PRP therapy and how it can benefit you, contact Lotus Direct Care to schedule a consultation with Dr. Aaron Rosenberg.
Lotus Direct Care
Direct Primary Care Clinic located in Mequon, WI
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Q & A
What is Platelet Rich Plasma?
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a concentrated plasma that contains a high concentration of platelets and growth factors that are obtained from the patient's own blood. This plasma is then injected into the targeted area to promote tissue regeneration and repair.
How does PRP therapy work?
PRP therapy works by using the patient's own blood to stimulate the body's natural healing process. Platelets are known to contain growth factors that promote tissue repair and regeneration. By concentrating the platelets and growth factors and injecting them into the targeted area, PRP therapy can speed up the healing process.
What conditions can PRP therapy treat?
PRP therapy has been used to treat a wide range of conditions, including:
Sports injuries, such as tennis elbow, ACL injuries, and rotator cuff tears
How is PRP therapy performed?
PRP therapy involves drawing a small amount of the patient's blood and processing it to concentrate the platelets and growth factors. The concentrated plasma is then injected into the targeted area using a needle.
What are the benefits of PRP therapy?
PRP therapy has several benefits, including:
Reduced pain and inflammation
Improved healing and tissue regeneration
Increased collagen production for skin rejuvenation
A natural and non-invasive alternative to traditional treatments, such as surgery or medication
Reduced downtime compared to surgery
Is PRP therapy safe?
Yes, PRP therapy is generally considered safe because it uses the patient's own blood, reducing the risk of allergic reactions or infections. However, as with any medical procedure, there is always a small risk of complications, such as bleeding, infection, or nerve damage.
How many PRP treatments are needed?
The number of PRP treatments needed depends on the condition being treated and the individual patient's response to the therapy. Some patients may see results after one treatment, while others may require multiple treatments over several months.
Who may benefit from PRP therapy?
Good candidates for PRP therapy include individuals who have chronic pain, injuries, or skin conditions that have not responded to traditional treatments. It is also important that candidates have realistic expectations and are willing to commit to the treatment plan.