PRP/ Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy in Montgomery County
Non-Invasive Treatment for your Chronic Injuries
We at Gaithersburg Regenerative Medicine and Laser Center are excited to now offer PRP to treat chronic non healing orthopedic injuries like Tennis/Golf elbow, Patellar Tendonitis, Achilles Tendonitis, Plantar Fascitis, shoulder Rotator Cuff Tendonitis as well as other chronic tendonitis or ligament conditions. The advanced technology uses growth factors in your own platelets to heal your area of pain; our Montgomery County practitioners can stimulate healing and reduce pain or inflammation in the affected area. If you are suffering from debilitating heel pain, elbow shoulder or knee pain, PRP therapy may be the perfect treatment for you.
How it works
In your office your own blood is drawn and just the platelets with the healing growth factors are injected under ultrasound guidance in the area of chronic pain. The treatment takes 30 minutes and has no side effects. 1-2 injections are commonly needed for most chronic conditions. Letting your own body heal itself for the long term.
PRP therapy offers many benefits including:
Non-Invasiveness/Drug Free: No medications or cortisone injections or surgery needed. 30 minute appointment
Simplicity: Patients can often return to your sports lifestyle with 1-2 treatments.
- Quick Recovery: Enjoy a short recovery period while dealing with no side effects.
- Effectiveness: Our patients often see a permanent reduction in inflammation and pain.
- 1-2 treatments/Non-Invasive/No side effects, no surgery.
In summary, PRP is a natural alternative treatment for both acute and chronic injuries. It can help tendinopathies of the foot, shoulder, knee and elbow. Due to the non-existence of side effects and circumventing the need for surgery, cortisone shots or medications, PRP can be recommended to patients as an alternative to surgery.
Don’t let chronic pain control your life. Our experts are ready to help you relieve the pain and inflammation using our easy and effective PRP treatment. Call us today at (301) 637-4520 if you would like to learn more about PRP use to reduce your pain and inflammation and get you back into the game.