Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are a novel approach for treating musculoskeletal injuries. PRP uses a person’s own blood sample to heal areas of injury or aging. The sample is spun into a device, and the platelets in the blood are concentrated within the plasma or liquid portion of the blood. This platelet-rich plasma helps healRead More
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Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy: Myths and Facts
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy— a form of treatment that draws upon your body’s natural healing ability— has been used by medical professionals across various disciplines for its effectiveness in addressing a wide range of conditions. Even with its benefits, however, PRP therapy continues to get shrouded in misconceptions, as there are many people who stillRead More
What to Know After PRP Therapy for Hair Loss
PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy helps with hair loss by increasing blood supply to hair follicles and increasing the thickness of hair shafts. PRP therapy involves a three-step approach: taking a blood sample from a patient, processing the blood to isolate and extract the platelet-rich plasma, and injecting the plasma into the patient’s scalp. You mayRead More
What Is PRP Therapy for Back Pain?
Back pain–particularly low back pain–is very common among Americans. In fact, about 8 out of every 10 people in the United States suffer from back pain at some time in their lives. If you’re a statistic and in search of a safe, effective, and all-natural alternative to medications and surgery, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy couldRead More
PRP Therapy for Back Pain: How Does it Work
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a treatment that uses injections made of a patient’s blood to help heal areas of the body that are injured or painful. Back pain is one such area where PRP therapy can be helpful. Typical injections used to reduce inflammation often contain steroids or other types of medication. PRP therapyRead More
How Is PRP Treatment for Hair Loss Performed?
Bothered by thinning hair or receding hairline? You’re not alone. It’s an ordeal you share with millions of Americans. Fortunately, here at NIVA Health, we take a unique, all-natural approach to hair regrowth treatment. Through platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, we have helped countless men and women across the United States restore their crowning glory andRead More
How To Treat And Avoid Knee Problems
Knee problems are some of the most common ailments among adults of all ages. As you get older, the likelihood of developing knee issues increases. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to protect the integrity of your knees. Here are some treatments for knee pain, as well as avoidance techniques to protect yourRead More
Why You Should Consider PRP Injections
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an injection-based treatment that harnesses your own blood’s natural healing properties to heal your own injury or to relieve your pain. PRP therapy is often used to address injuries in the tendons, ligaments, muscles, and skin, and its most popular application is to treat knee pain. There are two key componentsRead More