Southern Interventional Pain Center
Pain Management & Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, & Addiction Medicine located in Thomasville, GA , Lake City, FL & Tallahassee, FL
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) stem cell therapy is an innovative treatment that can promote healing in your body for numerous issues. At Southern Interventional Pain Center in Thomasville, Georgia, and Lake City and Tallahassee, Florida, pain management physician Max Shokat, DO, and his team offer PRP and stem cells to help patients experience its healing results. To learn more about PRP stem cell therapy, call the office nearest you or book a consultation online today.
PRP Stem Cell Therapy Q & A
How does PRP stem cell therapy work?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) stem cell therapy is a substance that uses your blood to regenerate your cells and stimulate healing in your body naturally.
At Southern Interventional Pain Center, Dr. Shokat takes a small sample of your blood and puts it in a centrifuge, which is a machine that spins the blood sample rapidly. During this process, the platelets and other blood cells separate from your plasma.
The platelets-rich plasma becomes the serum portion of your blood, which is rich in growth factors. Dr. Shokat then injects the PRP into the area of your body that requires treatment, and the growth factors in the PRP start regenerating your cells immediately.
Your procedure takes about 30-60 minutes, depending on the area of treatment, and there’s no downtime afterward.
What can PRP stem cell therapy treat?
PRP stem cell therapy can address a wide range of conditions for soft tissue and orthopedic injuries.
PRP can treat:
- Joint conditions
- Tennis elbow
- Muscle strains
- Ligament tears
- Rotator cuff tears
- Back pain
- Neck pain
Talk to Dr. Shokat about your concerns, conditions, needs, and desires to decide if PRP stem cell therapy is right for you.
Is PRP stem cell therapy safe?
Since PRP stem cell therapy is using your blood, you shouldn’t have any allergic reaction or side effects.
PRP also doesn’t involve invasive surgery or medications, which could pose unwanted threats to your health. The procedure offers safe, effective results in a very quick amount of time.
During your consultation, Dr. Shokat talks to you about potential risks and side effects before treatment, so you are informed and know what to expect.
When will I notice results from PRP stem cell therapy?
The growth factors in PRP immediately go to work, but it takes some time to experience its full benefits. In some cases, you might experience tenderness or inflammation in the treated area for a few weeks. If that happens, apply ice or heat as needed.
Your doctor may also recommend multiple injections for optimal results.
To learn more about PRP stem cell therapy, call Southern Interventional Pain Center, or use the convenient online booking tool to schedule an appointment today.
We see patients in the following cities: Thomasville, GA , Lake City, FL & Tallahassee, FL. Call us to book your appointment today.