Frequently asked questions
What is PRP platelet-rich plasma?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy uses injections of a concentration of a patient’s own platelets to accelerate the healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles joints and also for cosmetic purposes. In this way, PRP injections use each individual patient's own healing system to improve musculoskeletal problems and anti aging.
PRP injections are prepared by taking anywhere from one to a few tubes of your own blood and running it through a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets. These activated platelets are then injected directly into your injured or diseased body tissue. This releases growth factors that stimulate and increase the number of reparative cells your body produces.
Ultrasound imaging is sometimes used to guide the injection.
PRP for joint health
If you have osteoarthritis — the gradual wearing down of your joint bones’ protective cartilage — or rheumatoid arthritis — in which your immune system attacks healthy tissues in your joints — you’ve probably relied on drugs to manage your pain so you can get through your day. But if you don’t like the idea of taking medications long-term and you’re worried about the side effects, PRP could be a solution for you.
Because PRP is a regenerative therapy that helps your body repair itself, you regain mobility and comfort in your joints over the weeks to months after your injections. You may start to notice a difference in how you feel in just a few weeks. Your improvements continue as your body builds healthy new tissues over the next six months.
Most women and men with joint pain need a series of PRP injections to get the level of improvement they want.
PRP for Sexual rejuvination/enhancement
In the same way PRP regenerates the skin of the face, it appears PRP regenerates healthy vaginal tissue. So, using this same technology, the Vaginal Rejuvenation with PRP procedure works by using PRP to stimulate stem cells to grow healthier vaginal tissue.
PRP can help women with Vaginal dryness, urinary incontinence, scarring, pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction.
The Male Enhancement PRP Injection, is a revolutionary procedure that assists men with having full, healthy, happy sex lives. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is the substance used in the Male Enhancement PRP Injection. It is a product of the patient's own blood that is reintroduced into the tissues of the penis.
PRP for men include male enhancement, scarringm erecti
le and sexual dysfunction.
How do I book an appointment?
You can book a consultation by calling 503.228.8266 usually you can get your treatment the same day.
PRP Microneedling/ PRP facelift
How’s this different from regular microneedling?
Microneedling is a cosmetic procedure that’s primarily used to minimize the signs of aging. During a standard session, your dr uses a device with needles to prick the skin and stimulate new collagen production. Because of this, microneedling is also known as collagen induction therapy or percutaneous collagen induction.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), as an injection or topically, can be added to the session for an additional cost. It may improve the healingTrusted Source and decrease the duration of redness and swelling seen after microneedling.
Microneedling with PRP has been shown to improve outcomes in those undergoing microneedling for acne scars.
What is a PRP facelift?
The platelets in PRP are nutrient-rich cells that stimulate the regeneration of the underlying structural integrity of your skin. The PRP is injected into the skin to stimulate the release of the skin’s own stem cells encouraging the skin to create new blood vessels, stimulate new collagen growth, and grow new skin cells.