Regenexx Super Concentrated Platelet Rich Plasma and Next-Generation Platelet Lysate
Superior Blood Platelet Treatments for Soft Tissue Injuries, Overuse Conditions, Spine Pain & Moderate Degenerative Conditions. Delivering Up to 40 Times Normal Platelet Concentrations!
As a Regenexx provider, our patient outcomes are the #1 priority. Our lab processing of blood platelet mixtures is far more labor intensive than the automated centrifuge used by others, but we are able to create customized solutions for our patients, with platelet mixtures that are more pure and concentrated.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Platelet Lysate Injection Treatments contain healing growth components from your own blood that increase your body’s natural ability to repair itself. Like espresso shots for construction workers, platelet injection treatments also have a stimulating effect on the stem cells within the targeted area, making those stem cells work harder to heal damaged tissues.
Super Concentrated Platelet Rich Plasma Procedures (USA & International)
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), is a non-surgical blood platelet treatment that is typically used to treat muscle strains & tears, ligament & tendon tears, minor arthritis, and for joint maintenance. PRP is also used during the post-injection phase of our Same Day Stem Cell Protocol to help stimulate the stem cells to work harder in repairing injured tissues.
Regenexx Super Concentrated PRP is an advanced form of PRP injection, costing less than stem cell procedures and commonly used in less severe injuries and orthopedic conditions. The concentrated blood platelet injection contains healing growth components that increase the body’s natural ability to repair itself.
PRP treatments can be effective because platelets have a stimulating effect on the stem cells within the targeted area. Stem cells are found throughout the entire body and play a key role in repairing damaged tissue, so a primary goal in platelet treatments is to get these powerful cells to work harder and faster.
Why Regenexx PRP Mixtures are Better than Standard PRP / Platelet Rich Plasma
In most clinics around the world that do PRP treatments, the process of creating the PRP involves extracting a patient’s own blood and running it through a simple automated bedside centrifuge machine to separate the plasma and concentrate the blood platelets, which are then automatically extracted and used for the PRP injection. These machines are not very good at removing the undesirable cells from the resulting mixture. Our lab tests indicate that white and red blood cells have an inhibiting effect on the same stem cells the platelets are trying to stimulate, and may cause excessive inflammation following the injection. Our PRP is more pure, concentrated and customizable, since it is created in a lab environment by a skilled technician who can separate and concentrate all of the blood’s good components and get rid of the undesirable cells.
Our Same-Day Stem Cell Protocol is called a same-day procedure, because the stem cells are harvested and reinjected on the same day. However, for most patients the complete protocol is actually a series of injections that happen over the course of about a week, depending on your unique situation. These injections include a preinjection, the same-day stem cell extraction and reinjection procedure, followed by a post-injection of multiple proprietary platelet mixes a few days later. On the day of your stem cell procedure, you will first have a blood draw from a vein in your arm. This will be processed in the lab along with your stem cell sample. When you are prepared for the first step of your stem cell procedure, your doctor will thoroughly numb the back of the hip and take a small bone marrow sample through a needle. The procedure we use is called a bone marrow aspirate. This is different than a bone marrow biopsy, which can be painful. The bone marrow aspiration process is often described by patients as being comfortable. While your cells are being processed by a Regenexx Lab Technician, you will have some downtime to relax. A short period later, you will be ready for the second part of the procedure, where the doctor will reinject your stem cells and natural growth factors from your blood platelets using advanced imaging guidance into the area in need of repair (real time fluoroscopy or musculoskeletal ultrasound, using your MRI to plan the injection). This allows the doctor to pinpoint the exact location of the injection, as well as the dispersion of the cells into the tissues. The goal is to deliver much greater numbers of stem cells to the injured area than your body can deliver on its own.
The Regenexx Process Yields Higher Platelet Concentrations and a More Pure PRP Mixture
The automated centrifuges used in most clinics typically concentrate the platelet count by a factor of 2-5 times. Regenexx uses a more advanced process that can yield 10 to 40 times the normal number of platelets, allowing us to customize the solution for each patient! In our lab tests, this higher concentration has been shown to have a positive effect on the stem cells responsible for repairing damaged tissue.