Orthobiologics May Help Ease Your Chronic Pain
Is an injury or arthritis keeping you from exercising like you used to? Are you a competitive athlete who wants to finish the season safely and painlessly? Are you looking to avoid orthopedic surgery altogether or to bridge the pain until surgery?
Orthobiologics could be the answer for you. Orthobiologics are substances orthopedists and sports medicine physicians use to help damaged joints and injured muscles heal more quickly.
With these leading-edge therapies, including Stem Cell Injections and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections, arthritis patients and athletes of all ages are able to get back to their active lifestyles quickly and safely.
How It Works
Advanced Injection Therapies build upon your body’s own abilities to heal itself. Your doctor uses natural materials from your blood (platelets and growth factors) or bone marrow (stem cells) to alleviate pain and stimulate healing. The whole process is typically done in one visit in an outpatient setting and takes between 60 and 90 minutes.
Regenerative medicine is an exciting alternative to steroid shots, joint replacements and other orthopedic surgeries. And because orthobiologics are made from natural substances from your own body, they have an excellent safety profile and side effects are not common.
Who Should Consider Orthobiologics?
- If you are not receiving satisfactory results or relief from your current treatment plan
- Athletes with sprains or strains who are trying to finish a season and want to keep playing safely
- Anyone who would like to avoid surgery, postpone surgery or who is currently not healthy enough to have surgery
Advanced injection therapies are much safer than surgery, are relatively pain free and can be incredibly effective. They have the potential to improve quality of life for so many people.