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As we age, our body loses the ability to produce Growth Factors over time. Platelets in our blood produce Growth Factors when concentrated.
PRP Injection Therapy involves collecting a sample of your own blood and processing it in order to isolate and concentrate your platelets into the plasma.
The platelet rich plasma is then injected into an area for rejuvenation.
This stimulates your bodies own healing capabilities by producing new collagen and hyluronic acid leading to increased volume, elasticity and skin tightening.
PRP can be used in multiple areas for dermal rejuvenation. As a versatile treatment, on top of facial rejuvenation, PRP can also be used to treat scarring and stretch marks and help firm saggy abdominal skin for women who have just undergone pregnancy.
If you decide to proceed with PRP treatment we use a super-strength medical grade topical numbing gel prior to treatment to maximise your comfort.
Platelet rich plasma injections (PRP injections) can be used in the treatment of many musculoskeletal injuries including that of tendons, muscles and joints. Typically 1-2 injections are required, separated by 4-6 weeks apart. This may vary depending on your injury. Your GP will discuss this with you at your initial consultation.
What tendon injuries can be treated with PRP?
PRP can be injected into:
Tennis elbow (common extensor tendinosis)
Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis)
Jumper’s knee (patellar tendinosis)