Restore. Revive. Regenerate.
What is PRP Therapy?
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy is a safe and effective regenerative treatment designed to significantly enhance the body’s natural healing process. PRP Therapy works by directly injecting one’s own curated cells into affected joints to promote healthy cell growth in the area.
How Does It Work?
Roughly 12mL of blood is drawn, then placed in a machine called a centrifuge. The centrifuge then spins rapidly, separating the blood into its base components: platelets, plasma, and red and white blood cells. The platelets and plasma are then combined into a super-concentrated mixture, aptly named “platelet-rich plasma.”
The platelet-rich plasma is then directly injected into damaged tissues. This prompts the immune system to react immediately, sending a fleet of specialized white blood cells called “macrophages” to the afflicted area. The macrophages then break down the damaged cells, effectively kick-starting the healing process.
The full treatment typically takes about an hour to complete. Time may vary slightly if there are multiple injection sites.
Because you are only being exposed to your own plasma, rather than that of a donor, there is no risk of a transmissible infection and minimal risk of an allergic reaction.
Most patients are able to return to their regular activities within one day. Our providers will instruct you on any restrictions based on your specific circumstances. Improvement often becomes noticeable within a few weeks and will gradually increase over time. Your provider may recommend additional injections based on the severity of your condition.
Avoid any NSAIDS (anti-inflammatories) and steroids before and after the procedure, a clinician can help you determine exactly how long before you can resume these medications. Staying hydrated and avoiding caffeine may assist in an easier blood draw.
Your care provider might encourage you to apply ice to the irritated site periodically. A healthy amount of inflammation is desired, however, to be certain healing has begun.
What does PRP Therapy Treat?
The process has been shown to be safe and effective in combatting the following common conditions:
Osteoarthritis/Chronic Pain of the Knee, Shoulder, Hip, and other Joints
Rotator Cuff Strains & Tears
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
Pelvic Pain & Instability
Back & Neck Injuries
Tendonitis & Ligament Sprains
ED, Hair Restoration & Anti-Aging
Do I Qualify for PRP Therapy?
You may be eligible for PRP Therapy if you have experienced, or are currently experiencing, one or more of the following:
Pain lasting 3 months or longer (for chronic conditions)
Sprains, strains, or tears of the muscle/ligament/tendon (for acute conditions)
Symptoms and physical examination results consistent with a medical diagnosis
Persistent pain despite standard non-operative treatment (physical therapy, NSAIDs, activity modification, steroid injections, etc.)
Pathological changes are seen in diagnostic imaging: X-Ray, MRI, CT, and/or ultrasound
A desire to delay or avoid surgery
What Will It Cost?
Pricing for PRP Therapy primarily depends on factors like the area being treated, the severity of the affliction, and the treatment’s projected effectiveness. Our costs are aligned with industry standards for a specialty doctor who uses fluoroscopy for correct needle placement.
You can get fluoroscopy guided PRP injections at Longevity Starting at $600
PRP | Single Site Therapy $750 for initial joint
PRP | Multiple Site Therapy $600 each additional joint
PRP | Repeat PRP Therapy $600 each joint
PRP | Spine $3800