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Dr. PRP USA Kit vs. PRPLabs (EmCyte PurePRP) Kit - Comparison Report


Why is it important for doctors and patients to compare the performance of various PRP systems? Unfortunately, not all PRP kits are created equal.

In the interests of transparency, Dr. PRP USA has unveiled a new series of comparison reports to help guide medical providers in choosing an effective PRP system – and help patients ask the right questions about what type of PRP system is being used for their PRP treatments.

In this article, we present detailed performance-related comparison data about the kit from Dr. PRP USA and PRPLabs (EmCyte PurePRP).

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Dr. PRP USA Kit vs PRP Injection MD PRP Kit - Comparison Report


In this article, we provide detailed performance-related comparison data between Dr. PRP USA PRP Kit and the kit from a company called PRP Injection MD. 

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Dr. PRP USA Kit vs RegenKit A-PRP – Comparison Report


Dr. PRP USA has unveiled a new series of comparison reports to help guide medical providers in choosing an effective PRP system. With multiple emerging product lines in the market, understanding the factors that differentiate one from another is crucial.

It’s equally important to help patients ask the right questions about what type of PRP system is in use for their PRP treatments. The bottom line is: not all PRP kits are created equal, and that is why it is important for doctors and patients alike to compare the performance of various PRP systems.

In this comparison report, we provide detailed performance-related data about the kit from Dr. PRP USA and the kit from Regen Lab.

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Dr. PRP USA Kit vs. ProGen PRP Eclipse Kit - Comparison Report


Dr. PRP USA has unveiled a new series of comparison reports to help guide medical providers in choosing an effective PRP system – and helping patients ask the right questions about what type of PRP system is in use for their PRP treatments.

Here, we look at the kits from Dr. PRP USA and the ProGen PRP Eclipse Kit and compare the two.

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Dr. PRP USA Kit vs Ycellbio Kit - Comparison Report


In this comparison report, we provide detailed performance-related data about the kit from Dr. PRP USA and the kit from Ycellbio.

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Dr. PRP Kit vs. PRP Kits – Comparison Report


Dr. PRP has unveiled a new series of comparison reports to help guide medical providers in choosing an effective PRP system – and also helping patients ask the right questions about what type of PRP system is in use for their PRP treatments. The bottom line is not all PRP kits are created equally, and that is why it is important for doctors and patients alike to compare the performance of various PRP systems.

In this article, we provide detailed performance-related data about the kit from Dr. PRP USA and the kit from a company called PRP Kits.

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Dr. PRP Kit vs. Integrity Classic PRP Kit - Comparison Report


Because not all PRP kits are created equal, it is important to compare the performance of various PRP systems. For that reason, Dr. PRP is unveiling a new series of comparison reports to help guide medical providers in choosing an effective PRP system – and also helping patients ask the right questions. 

In this article, we provide detailed performance-related information about the Dr. PRP USA Kit and the Integrity Classic PRP Kit and compare the two.

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Dr. PRP USA Kit vs EmCyte PurePRP® SupraPhysiologic Platelet Concentrating System - Comparison Report


In this article, we present detailed performance-related data about the kit from Dr. PRP USA and EmCyte PurePRP SupraPhysiologic Platelet Concentrating System (aka EmCyte PurePRP SP). 

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PRP vs PRF vs PRFM - What are the Differences?


Discover the differences between PRP, PRF, and PRFM.  Compare processing methods, roles in regenerative medicine, and understand the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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PRP vs. PRF – Which is More Effective?


Discover the intricacies of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) as we delve into their unique properties and compare their effectiveness in promoting tissue regeneration and wound healing.

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PRP vs Cortisone Injections – Which is More Effective?


Explore the effectiveness of PRP and cortisone injections for pain management and tissue repair, as we compare their benefits, risks, and the science behind each treatment option.

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PRP vs. Minoxidil for Hair Regrowth


Discover the benefits and effectiveness of PRP and minoxidil for hair regrowth, as we compare these two treatment options for patients experiencing hair loss.

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PRP vs. Finasteride for Hair Regrowth


Explore the differences between PRP and Finasteride for hair regrowth, as we delve into the effectiveness and side effects of both treatments for hair loss patients.

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Physical Therapy After PRP Injections


Explore the benefits and evidence of combining PRP injections and physical therapy for optimal healing and recovery from injuries.

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Everything You Need to Know About ACD-A


Discover everything you need to know about ACD-A, the gold standard anticoagulant for PRP preparation, and its benefits in maintaining platelet integrity and function.

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What Lotions to Use After a PRP Procedure?


Learn about the best lotions to use after a PRP procedure to enhance healing and discover Dr. PRP's Cellulam Post-Procedure Lotion designed to repair UV damage and sunspots.

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Can PRP Produce Better Outcomes for Patients with Rotator Cuff Repair?


In this article, we’ll review a  meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) using PRTs for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.

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Can PRP Revolutionize Hair Loss Treatment?


In this article, we’ll discuss the application and efficacy of PRP for hair loss treatment as presented in a recent review.

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Can PRP Help Restore Hair?


In this article, we’ll discuss PRP treatment for hair loss based on a recent study review.

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PRP Improves Erectile Function


A recent clinical study evaluated the safety and efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in 60 sexually-active men with mild and moderate erectile dysfunction (ED). The results showed that patients treated with PRP had a greater improvement in erectile function than those treated with saline.

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Is PRP an Effective Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis?


In this article, we review the latest research and clinical trials on PRP’s effectiveness in Knee Oosteoarthritis (KOA).

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PRP Treatment for Tonsillectomy Patients


A recent clinical study evaluated the effectiveness of topical, autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) application in reducing post-tonsillectomy pain and morbidity in adult patients.

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PRP Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis


A recent clinical study of 118 patients with plantar fasciitis compared the effects of local autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to methylprednisolone injections. The results showed superiority of PRP over steroid injections in improving patients’ pain and functional outcomes.

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PRP Improves Vocal Fold Scar, Atrophy, and Sulcus Vocalis


A recent clinical study evaluated the effectiveness of autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection in 14 patients with vocal fold scar, sulcus, or atrophy. The results showed significant, short-term improvements in vocal function.

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PRP Restores Foveal Anatomy in Lamellar Macular Hole Surgery


A recent clinical study evaluated the effectiveness of highly concentrated platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection combined with a vitrectomy in 8 patients with progressive LMH. The results showed significant improvements of the combination therapy in functional and morphological measures.

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PRP Treatment for Chronic Venous Ulcers: New Research Review


A recent clinical study evaluated 8 patients with chronic venous ulcers for the effectiveness of leukocyte-poor platelet-rich plasma (PRP) compared to saline solution. The results showed that signs of healing in patients treated with PRP occurred faster and were much more evident than in those treated with saline solution.

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PRP Combined With Microfracture Technique Improves Outcome for Knee Cartilage Injury: New Study Review


A recent clinical study evaluated the efficacy of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection combined with arthroscopic microfracture technique in 79 patients with knee articular cartilage injuries. The results showed a significant advantage of the combination therapy over the microfracture technique alone in all outcome measures.

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Is PRP an Effective Treatment Option for Lateral Epicondylitis?


Since 2006, surgeons have been using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to manage Lateral Epiconylitis with promising results. But several questions about it remained unanswered.  A recently-published meta-analysis sought to answer these questions. In this article, we’ll review their findings.

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PRP Treatment for TMJ Disorders


 A recent clinical study of 52 patients with refractory disorders of the temporomandibular joint evaluated the effectiveness of arthrocentesis and PRP injection.

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Is Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection Covered By Medicare? Why Not?


Quick Answer: Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection is not covered under Medicare. And in this post, we’ll try to understand why. The reason why they are not covered is, according to Minnesota-based not-for-profit HealthPartners, is that “there is not scientific evidence to prove their effectiveness.”

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9 Reasons Why Dr. PRP Is The Most Versatile And Effective PRP Kit Out There


DR. PRP – A Highly Versatile Patented System For Effortless, Safe And Effective Preparation Of Highly Concentrated PRP Dr.PRP is compatible with common swinging bucket type centrifuges Takes into account the initial RBC and PLT differential No Manual pipetting needed

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PRP Injection for Back Pain: Facts And Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]


Having a sore back is one of the most common reasons why American visit a doctor. And every year, our nation coughs up $80 billion for treatments. Plus, for back pain, surgery is not only discouraged, but it’s often ineffective. (Research suggests patients who undergo surgery for back pain will often end up having to do more surgery.)

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PRP for Ovarian Rejuvenation


Some women may have a harder time realizing their dream of having children than others. A woman may sometimes find that her ovarian reserve is low. Another might have a thin endometrium, which could impact her chances of a successful embryo implantation. Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy might be able to help improve a patient’s chances of becoming pregnant.

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PRP for Male Infertility


A negative pregnancy test can be devastating for patients that are expecting. Perhaps infertility is to blame? Infertility can affect either partner in a relationship. Male infertility may specifically refer to the body’s inability to make sperm. PRP may be able to help patients with that issue.

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PRP for Melasma


Only you know the number of ailments that you’ve treated over your career. Is Melasma on your list? The skin condition can have patients entering your office for help with grey or brown patches on their skin (oftentimes their faces). Whether it’s your first Melasma patient or several, prepare yourself. See how to use PRP to expand your treatment options.

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Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in Patients with Cerebral Palsy


As a healthcare provider, you know how the brain is responsible for our breathing, our thoughts, and our movements. Patients with cerebral palsy may have trouble with tasks like eating and speaking. Thankfully, research suggests that PRP may be able to help treat these symptoms. It appeared to help one boy.

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PRP Treatment for Frozen Shoulder


Frozen Shoulder may occur when you hurt your shoulder. Or it may arise for seemingly no reason at all. Whatever the cause, the condition may hurt and negatively affect how you use your arm. Frozen Shoulder may dissipate by itself, but it can become permanent after three years. Annoying, isn’t? Well, PRP just might be the therapy to treat Frozen Shoulder.

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Intravenous Administration of PRP in Neurological Disorders


There are many ways that you can deliver medication via a needle – like into a muscle or a vein (the latter known as intravenous). Localized Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections can treat ailments like knee osteoarthritis. However, intravenous delivery of PRP is being investigated to address neurological disorders like Parkinson's disease. Here’s what may happen.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Stays Quietly Popular Despite Neglect


According to research, PRP treatments are one of the most in-demand treatments available in healthcare.

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PRP Therapy for Brain-Spinal Cord Injuries


When a patient has a herniated cervical disc, the phrase “pain in the neck” can have a very realistic meaning. Treatments like icing, physical therapy, and cortisone injections may sometimes work. What if they don’t? Well, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) might be the therapy to reduce that pain. And that’s just the spine – see what PRP might do for the brain.

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What RPM do you spin PRP?


You can prepare Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in as little as 15-20 minutes. Though the dynamics are complex, the overall preparation process is straightforward: collect the blood sample, separate the PRP, aspirate the PRP into a syringe and reinject into the body. To separate the blood components, you need a proper centrifuge for your specific kit. And after that, you may want to learn little about the specific RPM for the kit you intend to use.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections For Face: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly


A procedure that has been used successfully for years to heal sports injuries is now becoming the treatment of choice by women to improve the appearance of wrinkles, scars, sun damage and even dark circles under their eyes.

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PRP Injections Protocol Guide


So, you’ve prepared some Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP). What to do now? Well, you could use it for skin rejuvenation, for example. You can also combine PRP with a Fraxel laser for aesthetic effects. Not interested? PRP is also used by medical professionals like orthopedic surgeons. And we’ve just scratched PRP’s potential here. Read on for a deeper look.

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8 Athletes Treated with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in 2020


Everyone gets hurt – just ask an athlete. Playing all day for a living can put a lot of pain onto the body. To help the healing process, some sports players have been turning to Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for some time now. Take this list for example – do you recognize an athlete that’s used PRP in 2019-2020?

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Dental Applications of PRP: From Wound Healing to Bone Regeneration


Going to the dentist isn’t always an enjoyable experience. At best, you’ll have a cleaning and receive free toothpaste. But sometimes, you’ll need an extra procedure or two. PRP may make a difference in your dental work – PRP might help you heal from tooth removal six times faster. And that’s just one use of Dental PRP.

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What if a cortisone shot doesn’t work?


Sometimes, taking Ibuprofen won’t cut it. Certain circumstances, like rheumatoid arthritis, may require Cortisone injections. The corticosteroid and local anesthesia combination might make your pain go away, but it may not help you that much in the long-run. If you’ve got some musculoskeletal pain, have you considered trying PRP instead?

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Homologous PRP Vs Autologous PRP For Hair Loss


Take a look in the mirror or glance into your sink. If you’re seeing some bald spots on your dome or hair in your bathroom, don’t despair. Studies suggest that PRP can help treat your follicle problems. But between homologous or autologous PRP, which is a better bet for your head?

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PRP Injection Costs in the US


Nothing is free, and that means protocols like Platelet-Rich Plasma. It can feel like you need to be a fully-trained accountant to make sense of it all. Truth be told, we’re not accountants either. But we did want to get an idea of what PRP injections might cost you. See what we found.

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What is PRP?


Ailments always have the worst timing, don’t they? Degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis can affect everyday life with back, neck, knee, shoulder or elbow pain. And then there are the health issues that affect your more private affairs, like erectile dysfunction or urinary stress incontinence. Thankfully, the treatment for these and other conditions can be found within your own body. Enter Platelet-Rich Plasma!

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Is PRP Covered by Insurance?


Different insurance plans cover different treatments. When you’re undergoing a treatment that isn’t covered, you’ll feel it in your wallet. Sadly, “Why won’t my insurance pay for this?” is what many patients who use Platelet-Rich Plasma find themselves asking. Discover why the treatment often isn’t covered and what you can do about it.

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7 Newest PRP Treatments


There’s a lot that PRP is used for – a quick Google search will give you plenty of conditions. Our top searches included muscle injuries and male pattern baldness. Did you know that PRP can also be used to address infections and treat scleroderma? Check out 7 of the newest PRP treatments that are being researched today!

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How does PRP work?


It can be stressful to undergo a medical procedure. Whether it’s an x-ray or something more complicated, it’s natural to question what’s going on when your healthcare provider begins working. If only there was someone who could give you a window into the science of it all? Well, if you’ve wanted to know about PRP, today’s your lucky day!

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Platelet Rich Plasma and Coronavirus Recovery


COVID-19 has infected all of our lives in one way or another. The virus attacks the respiratory system, and can cause symptoms like shortness of breath. While scientists are working on a vaccine, they are also looking to the blood of recovered patients to help currently infected patients now.

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PRP Training


In the world of medicine, learning something you didn’t know before may not only help give your patients the best treatments available but also help your overall business. If you haven’t considered learning how to perform aesthetic and therapeutic PRP protocols, your practice could be missing something worthwhile. So why not take a look at Dr. PRP’s PRP Courses?

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How to Make a Face Mask from Items Available in Your Home?


The medical world needs surgical masks. This personal protective equipment is specifically needed for those who are coughing or sneezing, or for those taking care of COVID-19 patients. So, buying them is a bad idea. And while they aren’t as useful as surgical masks, there are ways to make your own mask with household materials for some protection.

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Is Amniotic Fluid A Ready-Made Alternative To Platelet-Rich Plasma?


There is no doubt that PRP is the king of orthobiologics. Nothing else can match it’s minimal side effects, it’s ease of preparation, cost efficiency and quick treatment times. However, there is one other orthobiologic substance that is showing some promise as a ready-made alternative, Amniotic Fluid.

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PRP Micro Pigmentation With Dr. PRP Kit And AnteAGE


While Micro-Needling by itself is an effective way to treat scars, wrinkles and other skin conditions, adding Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) to the skin post-treatment will make it wholesome. The growth factors in PRP will enter the local bloodstream to stimulate dermis activity and hence rejuvenate the skin. So far this story is one you’ve probably heard before.

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Top Six Reasons Why Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections Fail


The other day we received an email from a person who had Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection that failed to produce any results. “Not impressed, did not work for me. Had it done for my back,” she said. Comments like these are charged with emotions as almost all of these patients have paid for PRP injections out of their own pockets.

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Why Doctors Are Now Ditching Steroid Injections For PRP


The use of immunosuppressive biologics, non-steroidal drugs (NSAIDs) and corticosteroids, collectively known as Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutics (AIT), has been rebuked by many, including well-known MDs. But there are, still, a good majority of family doctors, pain-management specialists, and orthopedic surgeons who routinely prescribe them for arthritis, tendonitis, and bursitis because apparently, there’s no other better alternative.

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Six Ways Platelet-Rich Plasma Saves Your Patient’s Money


In 2011, Stanford University researcher Jason L. Dragoo, reported that there are over 86,000 PRP Injections performed in the US each year. Market analysis by exerts put the growth rate of the Platelet-Rich Plasma market at almost 12% compounded rate which means that the number is probably 170,000 this year.

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Why Are We Still Debating Platelet-Rich Plasma?


In the 2000s, when Platelet-Rich Plasma first started shifting its role from being a healing assistant in cardiac and orthodontic surgeries to the more leading role of healing bone grafts and joint tissues, many leading physicians claimed that the practitioners were putting profiteering before truth and science.

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Six Reasons To Offer Your Patients Platelet-Rich Plasma


For most musculoskeletal issues, the effects of immunosuppressants, steroids, DMARDs and protein-blocking drugs, never good to start with, usually wanes off after repeated use. And when it does, the patients realize that during the time the symptoms were being masked by these drugs, the disease was actually progressing at a steady pace. By this time though, it may already be in an advanced stage.

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Three PRP Treatments That Are Revolutionizing Skincare


While there are thousands of skincare centers nationwide offering at least one PRP treatment for their customers, most of them doesn’t go beyond the PRP Micro-needling treatment popularized by Kim Kardashian. The reason is – it is the simplest of all Platelet-Rich Plasma aesthetic treatments around and also the most sought-after treatment.

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This Company Reverses Menopause With PRP Injections


Infertility doesn’t just affect a woman’s capacity to give birth. It also crushes her hormone levels and her emotional ecosystem. So when you hear the statistics that say one in eight women are clinically infertile, that’s a big hole in society as a whole. The lack of simple treatments for fertility correction hasn’t helped the situation either. But that may just change in the near future.

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How Platelet-Rich Plasma Is Changing Arthritis Treatments


From a mere 6% in 1940, the rate of knee arthritis in our nation has jumped to almost 16% to become one of the top causes of disability. The consequences are paramount as arthritis doesn’t just affect knees – it overpowers people with fatigue, pain, depression and even difficulty getting out of bed.

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5 Ways Platelet-Rich Plasma Is Relieving Pain in America


Few things are as life-shrinking as chronic pain. Health economists report that chronic pain costs our nation more than $635 billion each year in medical treatment and lost productivity – more than cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Painkillers have been the only relief medication in modern history. That’s changing with Platelet-Rich Plasma. It has been emerging as one of the key players in pain management.

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Why Add PRP Injections To Your Medical Practice? [Infographic]


Many physicians we know claim that PRP Injections have saved their practice. Some of them even say that PRP helped them fall in love with medicine again. Because for the first time in modern medical history, we have a treatment that’s 100% autologous and natural with zero side effects that can aid healing for a variety of medical conditions. Nothing else comes close.

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Dear Doctor, These 7 PRP Treatments Are Hot In Your State


It takes 15-20 minutes to draw 20cc of the patient’s blood, mix it with a small amount of citrate and spin it using a special prp kit and a matching centrifuge for producing the Platelet-Rich Plasma you need for most PRP treatments.

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Who Else Tried This New Yorker Challenge For Women Surgeons?


In more ways than one, in the field of surgery women surgeons are a minority. This is a stark contrast to medical school enrollments where almost 50 percent are women. Yet, in the field of surgery there are may 10-20 percent women.

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Why Insurance Will Soon Start Paying For PRP Injection


As a nation, we’re already seeing big movements in the adoption of Regenerative Medicine. Last November’s 21st Century Cures Act and the recent Arkansas HB2014 bill are just two examples. We believe it’s a matter of time before mainstream insurance companies will not only approve PRP Injection (at least for selected cases) but insist on it as an alternative to Corticosteroid injections and Hyaluronic Acid injections.

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Here’s Why Dr OZ’s HealthCorps Gala 2017 Is A Must-Attend


It’s here. ? DrOz’s HealthCorps Gala, one of the slickest networking event that medical professionals all over the nation can attend on a relatively low budget (and feel good about it) is happening this April.

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Did Platelet-Rich Plasma Just Crush $13 Billion Hyaluronic Acid?


While it didn’t take us by surprise when we saw Platelet-Rich Plasma win yet another bout with Hyaluronic Acid, the scientific community is pretty much over-the-top with this latest result. This is the first time there is really hard, convince-any-hard-core-critics evidence that Platelet-Rich Plasma indeed might be the new accepted non-surgical treatment for symptomatic OA.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Market Poised For A Liftoff in 2018?


As you probably know, Platelet-Rich Plasma treatment is the ONLY treatment that allows us to harness a patient’s innate healing mechanisms quickly and easily (and more economically) to jumpstart the natural healing process. And it’s the most interesting thing to ever happen in modern medical history for a long long while.

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5 Questions To Ask Before Offering Platelet-Rich Plasma


PRP, with it’s more than 1 million platelets per microlitre constitution, has brought about huge relief for patients with acute joint injuries, joint pain, arthritis, torn meniscus sciatica, degenerative diseases, rotator cuff tears, ligamentous laxity… you name it. It is also injected into spinal discs for disk injection therapy, and into knee and shoulder joints for regenerative purposes.

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Stem Cell Platelet-Rich Plasma: The Best Regenerative Therapy?


To understand why stem cell platelet-rich plasma or co-transplantation of Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells and PRP, is such a remarkable idea in regenerative medicine, let’s spend a little time looking at the mechanics of PRP.

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Can Physicians Remain Independent?


America, no doubt, has the best medical schools in the world. But graduating from one isn’t easy on the wallet. Average student shells out about $200,000 in school fees (or borrows it) to find themselves in a changing medical landscape filled with ever-changing regulations, malpractice lawsuits, and widespread burnout.

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The Beauty Of Platelet-Rich Plasma For Dry Eyes


The ancient Egyptians had a prescription of incense, myrrh, and lead salt as dry eye remedy in the 1500 BC. Today we have over-the-counter artificial tears and gels that basically do the same thing. Which means there hasn’t been a breakthrough in treating this ocular conditions for about 3500 years.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma For Bone Healing: Myth or Fact?


Platelet-Rich Plasma has a proven record for healing soft-tissues and other living tissues. But can it actually heal the bones itself? This could mean PRP, when applied to an affected area whether it’s an elbow joint or knee or back bone area, actually heals everything within it’s reach including the bones. Is that really why PRP actually works?

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What’s True About Platelet-Rich Plasma For Stretch Marks?


Cindy is a career woman. So when she became pregnant for the first time, she was confused about which aspect of her life had higher priority – her work or taking care of her growing body. Not wanting to drown in that confusion, she kept herself busy with her work all day while snacking every little free time she had.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma For Melasma — Will It Fade Forever?


For most women, a tiny pimple on the face is enough to ruin their day. Or week. Even the slightest imperfection that may have a 1% chance of getting noticed by others will freak them out. For these women, Melasma is their darkest nightmare. It’s a pretty common issue, a result of exposure to sun, that causes brown patches on the face. Permanent patches, I should add.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma For Breast Augmentation: How it works


Just like men associate (some of) their masculinity with the shape and size of their muscles, women associate (some of) their femininity with the shape and size of their breasts. However, unlike the muscles, exercise won’t be of much help for augmenting the size of breasts.

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The Growth Factor Showdown: Plasma Vs Fibrin


Yep, it’s Platelet-Rich Plasma. There has been numerous speculations about which one among the latest Platelet-Rich family was the greatest—is it the plasma or the fibrin or even latest the A-fibrin? That confusion is somewhat over now.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Vs Stem Cell Therapy: Who’s Bad?


The entire field of orthopedics is looking for new regenerative technology that can save more patients more safely. Currently there are two contenders: Platelet-Rich Plasma and Stem Cell.

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Medical Technologies To Look For In 2016: CAS


Technology, in general, never ceases to amaze me. From the latest iWatch to Spacex’s reusable rockets, the possibilities that technology can unleash are ginormous. We haven’t seen even a tiny fraction of it’s potential yet. That’s why I think the future of medical technology will be brighter than ever.

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3 Super PRP Treatments That Can Make A Boss Out Of Any Woman


Regenerative medicine is an exciting field of medicine that's changing lives. Dr Lisbeth Roy, DO, a pioneer, highlights 3 amazing prp treatments for women.

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Dr. Alain Elbaz Does PRP Injection For Tennis Elbow, Knee Patellar Tendon And More


Dr. Alain Elbaz, a well-known orthopedic surgeon in the Houston area, regularly does PRP Injection treatments for his patients. We had posted video of him performing the treatments before. This time he’s back again with even more treatments. This is just a tiny testament to the growing popularity of PRP.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma For Fibromyalgia — A Closer Look


Fibromyalgia translates to pain in the body. Often it’s long term, especially in the joints, muscles and tendons. Although no one knows it’s root cause, we believe it’s the result of lack of sleep, fatigue, anxiety and depression. Upon closer look, we can see the obvious links of the disease to various other degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis, repetitive use damage and problems with connective tissues.

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3 Treatments That Are “Back To The Future” For Wound Healing


They say scars have powerful meanings. It capture various phases of your life—natural a tattoo on your body. But to me, a scar paints the picture of the remarkable healing power of our body.

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Surgeon Spotlight: Dr. Alain Elbaz, M.D. Does Platelet-Rich Plasma


Dr. Alain Elbaz is a leading Houston surgeon affiliated with Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine LLP. He’s known for his quick adoption of the most advanced, and least invasive procedures. And so he regularly performs ultrasound-guided Platelet-Rich Plasma injections.

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Cortisone & Healing: The Bad Marriage Ends—New Study Reveals Successor


In 1950, Kendall, Hench, and Reichstein received the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine for their discovery of cortisone. No doubt, it was a great step forward in our knowledge of the hormones of the adrenal cortex and their uses in medicine. Today, cortisone shots is a leading Anti-inflammatory drug given to relieve pain and inflammation, especially for joints—ankle, elbow, hip, knee, shoulder, spine and wrist.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections: More Than Just Placebo


Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are one of the most controversial, but potentially highly effective solutions for a wide range of medical ailments. PRP injections have come to the forefront as a treatment option as many well-known athletes have used them to get back on the field or golf course sooner.

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How Athletes Enjoy Lightning Fast Recoveries from Sports Injuries


How can it be that athletes like Lindsey Vonn can comeback as strong as ever after surgery? She returned to the slopes to win her 64th World Cup only 10 months after her second knee surgery. Yes, we’re talking about surgery, which ordinary folks take years to recover from.

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Meniscus Tears: How Platelet-Rich Plasma Tackles It Without Surgery [INFOGRAPHIC]


Meniscus is a thin fibrous cartilage that’s the primary stabilizing component of the knee. It protects the joint from the stresses placed on it from walking, running, climbing, and bending. Meniscus problems can arise due to both overuse and trauma where it maybe forcefully twisted or flexed.

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How Revolutionary Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections For Dogs Are?


This revolutionary treatment, which accelerates all kinds of healing, is now a favorite among vets for treating our beloved canine friends. It not just heals, but in many cases it revolutionizes how older dogs live their life. If you’re an advocate for less invasive, safer, often less costly but effective, alternative treatment options, Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections are one of the rare kinds of treatment that fits the bill.

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7 Habits Of Highly Effective Physicians


Physicians literally do life-saving work. Quite often, they are described by many as everyday heroes. Averting health disasters and bringing back good health. But as Benjamin Parker aka “Uncle Ben” says, “with great power comes great responsibility.” So trouble brews when these physicians are blinded by their powers and forgets their responsibilities. Typically happens when they are over-worked, bored or burned out.

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It’s A Shame If You Haven’t Tried PRP For Osteoarthritis [INFOGRAPHIC]


Approximately 600,000 people seek treatment for Osteoarthritis here in the US every year. Half of them are for knee. Our nation spends more than $150 billion dollars for the treatment. Unfortunately, knee experts (mostly surgeons) believe that there’s no cure for knee degradation. They believe knee-replacement is the only option. Is this true? Let’s take a look.

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PRP Injection For Tennis Elbow: 5 Quick Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]


Contrary to the popular belief, Tennis Elbow is not something only tennis players suffer. In fact, only 5% of patients suffering from the condition are tennis players. Others affected are painters, plumbers, butchers, and carpenters. It happens when the tendon in the elbow area called the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis (ECRB), which is quite susceptible to overuse, gets overused.

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Physician Spotlight: Dr Timothy Davis, MD from Orthopedic Pain Specialists


“There’s no money in this for them, so they’re not investing in the kind of clinical trials that are needed,” said Dr. Tim Davis, MD, in explaining why big pharma is not showing interest in Platelet Rich Plasma. Tim is the medical director of Orthopedic Pain Specialists in Santa Monica. We first got to know him from the TV show, The Doctors.

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Why Tender Tendons Respond Well to PRP Therapy


Quality of life is often seriously impaired when people suffer from chronic joint or tendon pain. Repair of the chronic condition and reduction or elimination of its associated pain are the goals for physicians who treat these injuries. Health care researchers and medical providers are constantly working to develop therapies that are effective in stimulating the healing process.

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PRP Injection For Shoulder: Heal Injury Without Surgery [INFOGRAPHIC]


Shoulder injuries may not be the most talked about sport injury but it’s one of the common ones that often results in long term consequences. Most shoulder injuries are Rotator Cuff related and that is one of the most complex segment of our physical anatomy.

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7 Biggest Healthcare Trends In The US [INFOGRAPHIC]


Without doubt health is every American’s biggest concern. We’re more health-conscious than ever before and our growing demands need more innovative solutions. Healthcare spending is on record levels whether you account for ACA spending or not. But I guess, overall, we’re seeing more transparency with more informed patients.

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Why More Women Seeking PRP Treatments for Thinning Hair


The majority of hair growth procedures and at-home products are marketed toward men, capitalizing on middle-aged anxieties over premature balding. But in recent years, a number of women–both young and old–have pursued restorative therapies and surgeries to attend to their own thinning manes.

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Using PRP Therapy On Horses — An Infographic


One of the most common (and serious) type of injuries in athletic horses are suspensory ligament injuries. Usual treatment include rest, and administering anti-inflammatory medications. Then maybe a surgery, which is highly risky as it can mean that the horse will never be able to perform on a competitive level.

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PRP Injection Insurance Coverage (or Lack Of It) – What To Do About It


Platelet Rich Plasma therapy is a safe and effective treatment for a number of injuries and even osteoarthritis. It’s natural because it uses the patient’s own blood, separating the blood’s components and then injecting only the platelet-rich plasma directly into the injury or joint while the needle is guided by ultrasound technology.

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Can Out-of-Pocket PRP Injections Fight Free Surgery?


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PRP Injections — The Physician Spotlight


“We think a switch gets turned on, and the body starts to heal the injury” said Dr. Brian Halpern. A remarkable physician shows the power of PRP Injections.

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Regenerating Sexual Potential: Revolutionary Treatment Solutions for Sexual Dysfunction Using Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatments (PRP)


According to Dr. Lisbeth Roy, “PRP alone provides the changes necessary to improve sexual function, and PRP treatment can make medications that previously failed finally work.” Indeed, sexual regeneration is the new forte for PRP treatments and growing in popularity. It can be treated for both female and male sexual disorder.

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5 Reason Why Medical Industry Is Shunning PRP Treatments [INFOGRAPHIC]


In a PRP treatment, you draw blood from patient’s body and use it extract platelets and growth factors. This mixture of platelets and growth factors then heals the patient. Which means, everything that’s needed for recovery is pretty much FREE.

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5 Top Celebrities Who’ve Had PRP Treatments [INFOGRAPHIC]


Our country wasn’t the first to adopt PRP. Kobe Bryant had to run to Germany to get his first PRP treatment. And his success and his raving about his success contributed heavily to PRP’s skyrocketing popularity now. In fact, he’s the one who told Alex Rodriguez to get his PRP. Bryant is indeed the first evangelist for PRP in USA.

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Why Platelet Rich Plasma therapy is a hit with pro athletes? | Amazing story


In 2011, Portland guard Brandon Roy’s thriving career was in trouble. Just 27 years old, he was at the end of his fifth year in the league and was a three-time All-Star. Yet, chronic problems in his knees threatened his career.

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What’s The CPT Code for Platelet Rich Plasma Injection?


CPT codes are published by the American Medical Association… to provide uniform language that accurately describes medical, surgical, and diagnostic services.

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7 ways to wake up beautiful with PRP Treatments


Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (or PRP treatment) is fast becoming a favorite beauty procedure because of it’s simplicity and effectiveness. It’s easy because it involves blood being drawn from a patient’s body, similar to a regular blood test. The blood is then put into a centrifuge for a couple minutes to separate the platelets, serum and blood cells.

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Dr.PRP For Veterinary PRP Therapy Applications


Previously, stem-cell therapies for muscles and ligaments in animals (mainly dogs and horses) were done by withdrawing bone marrow and/or fat cells. This is both a time consuming and complex. But with Platelet-Rich Plasma, all you need is the animal’s blood and you’ll get quality PRP with growth factors that can accelerate healing and recovery.

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Grow You Business With State-of-the-Art Natural Regenerative Medicine


Due to it’s high healing potential and a wide variety of applications, regenerative medicine has been called the ‘next evolution of medical treatments’ by the US Department of Health and Human Services. What is regenerative medicine? Any type of medical procedure that aims to replace or regenerate human cells, tissues or organs, in order to restore or establish normal body functions can be classified as regenerative.

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