What is PRP (Plasma-Rich Platelet) Therapy?

Plasma-Rich Platelet (PRP) therapy for arthritis is a minimally invasive medical procedure that uses the body’s natural healing properties and cell regeneration to combat the symptoms of arthritis. The treatment begins with one of our certified phlebotomists drawing a small amount of your blood, processing it to concentrate the platelets and growth factors, and then injecting the enriched plasma back into the affected joint.

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Benefits of PRP for Arthritis

PRP therapy for arthritis offers several key benefits:

  • Pain Reduction: PRP contains growth factors and anti-inflammatory proteins that can help reduce pain and inflammation in the arthritic joint.
  • Joint Repair: PRP stimulates the regeneration of damaged tissues, potentially slowing the progression of arthritis and improving joint function.
  • Minimal Risk: Since PRP uses your own blood, there is minimal risk of allergic reactions or adverse side effects.
  • Non-Surgical: PRP is a non-surgical alternative to traditional joint surgeries, offering quicker recovery times and fewer complications.
  • Customized Treatment: Each PRP therapy session is tailored to your unique needs, ensuring the best possible outcomes.

Is PRP Arthritis Therapy Effective?

Various clinical studies and patient experiences have shown the effectiveness of PRP therapy in managing arthritis. While this is not a permanent cure for arthritis, it can work wonders in reducing pain, improving joint function, and improving the overall quality of your life.

For some, it may provide long-lasting relief where other options aren’t as effective. While PRP therapy for arthritis can have varying results depending on the individual, most patients report effective relief from arthritis symptoms.

Who’s a good candidate for PRP arthritis treatment?

PRP therapy for arthritis is a versatile treatment option suitable for different types of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and psoriatic arthritis. If you are wondering if you are the ideal candidate for this treatment, here are some factors to consider:

  • Early to Moderate Arthritis: PRP therapy is most effective when arthritis is in its early to moderate stages, as it can potentially slow down the progression of the disease.
  • Failed Conservative Treatments: Candidates who have not experienced satisfactory results with conventional treatments such as pain medications, physical therapy, or corticosteroid injections may find PRP therapy beneficial.
  • Good Overall Health: Generally, individuals in good overall health are better candidates for PRP therapy. It is essential to discuss any underlying medical conditions with our medical team during the consultation.

Process for PRP in Houston

  • Consultation: You will meet with our experienced medical team to assess your condition and determine if PRP Therapy is the right treatment for you.
  • Blood Draw: A small amount of blood will be drawn from your arm, similar to a regular blood test.
  • PRP Preparation: The collected blood is processed in a centrifuge to isolate and concentrate the platelets and growth factors.
  • Injection: The PRP is injected directly into the affected joint guided by advanced imaging techniques to ensure precise placement.
  • Recovery: You can typically return to your daily activities shortly after the procedure. Some patients may experience mild discomfort or swelling, which usually subsides within a few days.
  • Follow-Up: Our team will schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your progress and adjust the treatment plan as necessary.

If you are looking for immediate relief from arthritis symptoms, visit Rénove Medical Spa for PRP in Houston. Our trained professionals will take the time to understand your requirements and personalize your treatment for the most effective results. Book an appointment today.

Rénove Medical Spa


Kingwood, TX 77339


1 (832) 644-9560

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