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Platelet-rich Plasma (prp) | Stem Cell, PRP, Acupuncture in Queens & Long Island, New York

  • Five Reasons To Offer Your Patients Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

    Five Reasons To Offer Your Patients Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

    For most musculoskeletal issues, the effects of immunosuppressant, steroids, DMARDs and protein blocking drugs, never good to start with, usually wane 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. That’s why more and more patients today are opting for natural biologics like Platelet-Rich Plasma at the earliest possible instead of waiting till all options are exhausted. This is the Self-Healing revolution.

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

    Stem Cell Platelet-Rich Plasma: 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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  • Six Ways Platelet-Rich Plasma Saves Your Patient’s Money

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

    The big stumbling block for PRP is insurance acceptance. Right now, the insurance companies gleefully ignore the 0232T code – the CPT code for Platelet-Rich Plasma injections, with or without image guidance including its harvesting and preparation. But as they’ll soon realize, not accepting PRP injections is actually costing them a lot of money down the road. Many physicians believe that it’s only a matter of time before the insurance start accepting it.

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  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy Vs. Stem Cell Therapy

    Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy Vs. Stem Cell Therapy

    The human body is an amazing machine that has the capability to heal itself. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapies are two exciting regenerative medical treatments that are changing the face of medicine. But while there are many similarities between PRP and stem cell therapies, there are a number of differences, too. Read on to learn about these two treatments that are changing how we heal.

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  • Non-Surgical Treatment for a Lumbar Herniated Disc

    Non-Surgical Treatment for a Lumbar Herniated Disc

    Most cases of lumbar herniated disc symptoms resolve on their own within six weeks, so patients are often advised to start with non-surgical treatments. However, this can vary with the nature and severity of symptoms.

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  • What Are the Treatment Options for Hip Arthritis?

    What Are the Treatment Options for Hip Arthritis?

    Hip osteoarthritis (OA) causes the cartilage that cushions your joints to be lost, resulting in pain and stiffness. Your doctor will be able to provide recommendations based on your condition. The treatments range from conservative to invasive. Conservative treatments include exercising and stretching. Invasive treatments include hip replacement surgery. All these treatments can help manage pain and improve mobility.

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  • 9 Herbs to Fight Arthritis Pain

    9 Herbs to Fight Arthritis Pain

    Arthritis symptoms can keep you from going about your everyday activities. The pain and inflammation may still persist despite medical intervention. To get relief, more and more people with arthritis are seeking a natural approach by using herbal remedies. Certain herbs may have anti-inflammatory properties that can help with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by reducing pain in all forms of the disease. Still, there is a lack of scientific evidence supporting such claims. Before you treat arthritis the “natural” way, make sure you talk to a doctor first to avoid life-threatening side effects.

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  • Non-Surgical Treatments for Lower Back Pain

    Non-Surgical Treatments for Lower Back Pain

    The goal of medical treatments is to reduce pain, but these treatments do not change the underlying source of pain. A doctor will typically prescribe medical treatments alongside a physical therapy program or another regimen.

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  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Low Back Pain

    Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Low Back Pain

    Age, poor posture, and injury weaken spinal discs, causing cracks or tears to develop in the disc wall over time. Because spinal discs are filled with small nerve endings, these tears can develop into sources of chronic back pain in many patients. The adult disc has a limited blood supply, and therefore poor inherent healing potential. Conventional treatments for degenerated discs, which include physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications, and spinal fusion surgery, are often not effective in the long-term and can come with complications.

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  • What Is PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)? Is It Right For Me?

    What Is PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)? Is It Right For Me?

    PRP is short for Platelet Rich Plasma. PRP is blood plasma with concentrated platelets. The concentrated platelets found in PRP contain huge reservoirs of bioactive proteins, including growth factors that are vital to initiate and accelerate tissue repair and regeneration. These bioactive proteins initiate connective tissue healing, bone regeneration, and repair, promote the development of new blood vessels and stimulate the wound healing process.

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