Platelet Rich Plasma Joint Injection
Licensed PRP Joint Doctors
in San Diego
Platelet-rich plasma therapy, sometimes called PRP therapy or autologous conditioned plasma (ACP) therapy, attempts to take advantage of the blood’s natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone.
PRP has benefited thousands of patients from chronic injuries such as a torn meniscus or life changing degeneration such as disc herniations or osteoarthritis.
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How is PRP Joint Injection Administered?
Our doctors are highly trained in regenerative medicine and orthopedics. Ensuring the administer the PRP Joint Injection in a pain-free way to provide the best results. First, we get a small sample of your blood from the arm. Then, we put that blood sample into a centrifuge to isolate components and leave a concentrated liquid of platelets in plasma (PRP). We often vary the procedure to suit different
WHICH IV IS BEST FOR ME?
- Reduces and heals inflammation
- Heals several sport injuries (ACL, MCL, Rotator cuff injuries, low back injuries)
- Osteoarthritis (knees, ankles, hips, low back, shoulder, elbows)
- Degenerative joint disease
- Repair of connective tissues (ligaments, tendons, fascia)
- It offers lasting relief for the joints (85% of patients treated with PRP)
“I have been feeling fatigued and tired. So run down! Skeptical at 1st but met with the team and the doctors. The doctors got to the root cause of the problem, placed on the IV treatments & feel the BEST in months!”
“I wasn’t feeling too great before my travel plans. Got my IV, no Jet-lag, great trip, wasn’t ill, results were AMAZING! Always get an IV before I travel now. “
“Realistically after 2 months I felt 80%-95% and then after 6 months the pain was completely gone. I mean, I was blown away. I avoided the knife.”
“Battling with lyme disease for the past 7 years. Fatigue, brain fog, joint pain. The IVs have changed my life – they have made me feel better, they gave me HOPE. LIVV has really brought my life back!”
IV really allows me to bounce back and recover when I am battling and juggling medical school. Provides me the energy and hydration to LIVV the life I wish to LIVV.
AUSTIN W. HAS BEEN STRUGGLING WITH MULTIPLE INJURIES THROUGHOUT HIS LIFE. HAS BEEN UNDER THE KNIFE FOR MULTIPLE INJURIES AND WAS SEEKING ANOTHER OPTION. HE FOUND PRP REGENERATIVE INJECTIONS AND FOUND SUBSTANTIALLY RELIEF FROM PRP. 90% IMPROVEMENT IN 8 WEEKS.
CAROLE M. HAS BEEN SUFFERING FROM LOW BACK PAIN FOR MANY YEARS AND HAS BEEN SEARCHING FOR THE RIGHT TREATMENT. CAROLE RECEIVED 3 PRP INJECTIONS AND RECEIVED 65% IMPROVEMENT. SHE NOTES 100% IMPROVEMENT WITH LOW BACK PAIN AFTER 6 MONTHS.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- It contains growth factors to heal specific connective tissues such as ligaments and tendons.
- It treats chronic injuries and may results in 50% improvement with 1 injection – Dr. Phan’s clinical results.
PRP is a vicious solution which can be painful. At LIVV, with the purchase of PRP injections, prolotherapy is injected 1st (50% dextrose and 1% lidocaine) to numb the area to reduce pain and also promote inflammation and healing of connective tissues.
- Uncontrolled diabetes or heart disease
- Surgery within 1 month
- Thrombocytopenia (low platelet count)
- Chronic liver disease
- Chronic autoimmune disease
No, PRP injections are not covered by insurance. LIVV can provide the patient with a superbill that the patient can submit to their insurance for reimbursement.
Yes, PRP works well in conjunction with IV therapy, a balanced nutritional plan, and a well planned movement and mobility program.
On average, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) works quickly with patients noticing a difference in pain, structure, and function within 1-2 weeks after treatment.
3 sessions with intervals of 4 weeks