WHAT IS PRP THERAPY?
When osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) and manual medicine aren't enough to resolve your pain and improve your quality of life, our team at Integrative Pain and Wellness Center offers a wide range of regenerative therapies to target your issue at its source. Of these holistic options, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is highly sought-after for a number of reasons in many medical contexts. Derived from the patient's own blood, PRP isolates the individual's growth factors, which are then used to create a personalized substance that is injected into the skin at the problem area. When performed by our skilled and knowledgeable team, PRP therapy can jumpstart the healing process and put you on the path toward less pain and better health. Reach out to our office in Southlake, TX and proudly serving the surrounding areas of Midland, and Odessa, TX to schedule a consultation with osteopathic physicians Dr. Matthew Barker or Dr. Melanie Gray.
"We have had a great experience with Dr. Barker! Our newborn had a tongue and lip tie revised, and Dr. Barker worked with her to relieve restrictions. In three sessions, she has gone from a poor sleeper in constant discomfort to a happy, relaxed baby. He helped loosen up her tongue restrictions and she is nursing much better (and my pain is gone)! I highly recommend Dr. Barker."- K.P. / Google / Jun 24, 2020
"Dr. Barker has helped me turn my health around without the use of harmful medications. I was diagnosed with RA and didn't want to take the meds with horrible side effects. He has helped get my RA under control, I am off my cholesterol and blood pressure meds. He has helped with hormone treatment which has improved my life tremendously. And at the young age of 60 I feel fabulous thanks to Dr. Barker."- C.F. / Google / Feb 05, 2020
"Dr. Barker is a very friendly, thorough, and talented provider. I’m very satisfied with the pain relief I’ve experienced from his treatments."- L.C. / Google / Jan 05, 2020
"She is the best doctor I ever had"- R.W. / Healthgrades / Sep 14, 2021
"I had seen multiple doctors including a primary care physician and dermatologist regarding severe back acne and nobody was able to help me. After one session with Isabel I saw tremendous results. I have seen her two more times since and my back is like night and day. She is amazing and really knows what she’s doing! I would highly recommend. I also saw Dr. Barker for Bodyworks and allergy testing. He is phenomenal. I will absolutely be a lifelong patient."- A.K. / Google / Jun 25, 2021
CANDIDATES FOR PRP THERAPY
Men and women who have damaged tendons, cartilage, or other areas that cause discomfort and just won't heal on their own could be excellent candidates for PRP therapy. To fully understand if this is the right treatment for you, Dr. Barker or Dr. Gray will ask a series of questions about your pain, its intensity, the location of your discomfort, and your medical past. Individuals with certain conditions or blood clotting issues may not be suitable for this treatment. Once we have determined your candidacy, your personalized treatment plan will be created.
HOW IS IT DONE?
PRP therapy is performed at our Southlake, TX office. Your session will begin with a member of our team taking a small sample of your blood, which is then placed in a specialized centrifuge machine. This centrifuge machine separates the platelets and growth factors from your blood. The substance is then injected into the correct area, depending on where your pain, injury, or issue exists and can be precisely placed with the assistance of our ultrasound machine. Typically, PRP therapy is completed in an hour or less, and patients are able to go home the very same day. For best results, patients are asked to maintain light activity for 7 days after their injection and refrain from using any anti-inflammatory medications.
REGENERATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR PAIN RELIEF
At Integrative Pain and Wellness Center, we take a holistic approach to enhance your overall health and quality of life. This includes staying up to date with the latest all-natural techniques and learning innovative ways to address discomfort and help your body heal. To learn more about PRP therapy or the other regenerative treatments we offer at our Southlake, TX office, give us a call to schedule your one-on-one consultation.
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