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PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) Management in Columbia

Injections with PRP represent a regenerative method of care that harnesses the body’s capacity to self-heal. Platelets contain components that naturally stimulate cell growth, tissue repair, and healing. PRP injections can help in the treatment of acute and chronic tendon, ligament, and muscle injuries. It can help avoid surgical intervention while supporting post-procedure tissue healing and accelerating a stalled recovery.

How it’s done

A small volume (typically just one test tube) of a patient’s blood is drawn, and immediately centrifuged for a few minutes. This separates the regenerative platelet-rich plasma components, which are then safely injected into the damaged tissue. It’s that quick and simple!

Our office uses PRP to address:

  • Mild to moderate arthritic conditions
  • Knee hip and shoulder injuries
  • Hip and shoulder bursitis
  • Back and sciatic nerve pain (Intradiscal PRP)

For your convenience, all of our procedures are performed in our office, or downstairs at Carolina Interventional Pain Institute.

Referrals within our network of expert colleagues include the following specialties:

  • Neurosurgeons
  • Orthopaedic surgeons
  • Primary care
  • Urologists
  • Gynecologists
  • Neurologists
  • Psychologists
  • Physical therapists
  • Acupuncturists
  • Chiropractic physicians