Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment Birmingham
How does Platelet Rich Plasma work?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections target damaged cells with concentrated platelets from your own blood. These platelets are used in clotting and tissue healing, and so are used to speed up recovery.
How much does a Platelet Rich Plasma injection cost?
Standing UK prices for PRP injection treatments are around £350. Here at Dynamic Regenerative Medicine, our PRP treatments range from £150-250.
What is Platelet Rich Plasma therapy used for?
Athletes commonly use PRP for chronic pain from tendon injuries and joint problems. Used as a safe, non-surgical procedure. Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy utilises platelets from the patients own blood to rebuild a damaged tendon. Other than joint and soft tissue repair PRP therapy is also used for skin rejuvenation and hair loss
Is Platelet Rich Plasma injection painful?
PRP injections are not painful, however, the discomfort level depends on the part of the body being treated. Injections into the joint are given minimal discomfort. PRP treatment of tendinitis can be given mild discomfort. Injections cosmetically are done following a local anesthetic which to apply to numb the areas being treated.
Is PRP good for hair loss?
PRP therapy is regularly used in hair restoration with good outcomes for both men and women. Growth factors in your blood cells do the job of naturally stimulating hair follicles.
Is Platelet Rich Plasma covered by insurance?
Some major medical insurance companies such as Aviva, do cover PRP therapy yes.
How long does PRP last for hair loss?
We recommend a course of up to 3/4 treatments, 4 weeks apart. Then, maintenance treatments 6-18months.
What are Acell and PRP?
ACell is a product that has recently been used in combination with PRP, however, there is no clinically proven evidence this has any benefit at all.
What is a PRP facial?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves the injection of the patient's own platelets for skin rejuvenation in the cosmetic treatment of anti-ageing wrinkles or scars in the face, hands, and neck. Platelets are used to stimulate new collagen naturally, through the routes of regenerative medicine.
What are plasma treatments for?
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a very popular non-operative treatment that relieves pain by naturally promoting long-lasting healing of musculoskeletal conditions and cosmetic aesthetics.
What is PRP injection facelift?
PRP treatment id used for skin rejuvenation, and is also known as a "vampire facelift". The PRP facelift is a non-surgical facelift for used for improving skin quality naturally using your own platelets.
How much does it cost for the vampire facial?
Standard UK prices for PRP injection treatments are around £350. Here at Dynamic Regenerative Medicine, our PRP treatments range from £150-250.
What is PRP and Microneedling?
Microneedling with PRP is regularly used in Facial Rejuvenation. Microneedling is a minimally invasive skin rejuvenation procedure that involves the use of a device that contains fine needles. Both used to optimise the stimulation of new collagen.
Is PRP treatment safe?
PRP is an especially safe treatment option with no risk of allergic reaction because it is your own blood. However, anytime a needle is placed in the body, there is a risk of infection, bleeding, and nerve damage, but this is extremely rare.
How long do PRP injections take?
The whole procedure is around 45 minutes. However, the treatment is only 15 minutes.
How long does it take to recover from platelet-rich plasma?
The recovery time from Platelet Rich Plasma treatment is usually a couple of hours. The redness following the treatment normally settles within the hour. Most patients feel more than comfortable carrying about their normal business the same day following PRP treatment.
What are the benefits of PRP?
PRP is a safe and effective treatment option for many conditions including joint pain/arthritis, tendinitis (i.e. tennis elbow), and cosmetic treatments including skin and hair loss. The benefits of PRP treatment compared to other treatments including reduced downtime, improved outcomes and no drug use. PRP is easy to perform is a popular treatment within regenerative medicine.
How long does it take for PRP injections to work?
It depends on what you are treating and the severity of what you are treating. When using PRP for injury treatment, the healing process begins almost immediately. However, reduction in pain will be noticed in about 2-4 weeks. Strength improvements improve for up to 6-8 months. Sometimes, more than one treatment of PRP may be needed.
Here at Dynamic Regenerative Medicine we only use the best i-Stem PRP kits for the best quality platelet-rich plasma.
How many PRP injections are needed?
Results can be obtained from 1 treatment, however, often a course of treatments is recommended. We go by what the clinical literature recommends, and that is a course of 3 injections spread 4 weeks apart.
Is PRP treatment effective?
High amounts of good quality evidence-based medicine support the treatment of PRP, along with its efficacy and success. This evidence exists in many different areas of treatment including; surgery, skin cosmetics, hair restoration, along with being commonly used in sports medicine and orthopaedics. It is also worth noting that research takes time and is expensive, but this being said further solid research is being produced regularly. Particularly, the treatment of PRP versus standard conventional drug treatments.
Does PRP need to be activated?
The answer is - no! You may read that some studies use calcium cl and claim that this activates PRP more substantially. This is not necessarily the case. In fact, evidence below clearly identifies that non-activated PRP provides greater results (particularly with total hair density, with a Hair Loss Treatment) than identical patients that were treated with activated PRP - using identical devices. This, indicating that PRP does not need to be activated when a correct Preparation System is employed. Furthermore, evaluation of growth factor concentrations within activated PRP did not display statistically significant differences.