Consultation: A comprehensive evaluation is the key to determining the cause of pain and best course of treatment
Medical Management: For patients who are not candidates for intervention or surgery
Interventional Treatment & Procedures: The majority of treatments can be performed safely and comfortably in the office with mild sedation if preferred. These procedures are performed under fluoroscopy or ultrasound guidance for exact delivery of medication to the appropriate area.
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 chronic tendon injuries, acute ligament, and muscle injuries. It’s useful prior to surgical intervention and to support post-procedure tissue healing or accelerate a stalled recovery.
How it’s done
After drawing a small volume of a patient’s blood, we immediately centrifuge (spin) it for a few minutes to separate and collect the regenerative platelet-rich plasma components. We then perform a therapeutic PRP injection into the damaged tissues.
Our office uses PRP to address:
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: