PRP

PRP services offered in Anchorage, AK


If you struggle with ongoing or severe pain, or non-healing wounds, see the experts at Alaska Pain to Wellness Centre in Anchorage, Alaska. Pain management specialists Greg Wilkinson, PA-C, M.Ed, Steve Johnson, MD, and their skilled team offer platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and other regenerative medicine treatments to enhance your body’s ability to generate new cells and heal. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.

PRP Q&A

What is PRP?

PRP, or platelet-rich plasma, is a holistic treatment for pain, injuries, and non-healing wounds. It’s made from plasma sourced from your own blood, so it’s entirely safe and highly effective. The Alaska Pain to Wellness Centre team offers additional regenerative medicine treatments, such as exosomes, stem cells, and A2M proteins.

What are the benefits of PRP?

Some of the benefits associated with PRP at Alaska Pain to Wellness Center include:

  • Less ongoing pain
  • Faster healing
  • Reduced inflammation 
  • Cell regeneration
  • No pain during treatment
  • No surgery
  • No downtime

Choosing PRP may reduce the need for pain medicine or invasive surgery. It’s a holistic, natural treatment that offers dramatic pain-relieving results.

What is PRP used for?

Reasons your Alaska Pain to Wellness Center specialist might recommend PRP include:

  • Non-healing wounds
  • Joint pain or injuries
  • Tendon, muscle, or ligament injuries
  • Post-surgery pain or wounds
  • Arthritis pain
  • Other types of ongoing pain

Furthermore, PRP injections into your face or scalp can reduce signs of aging, such as thinning hair, fine lines, and wrinkles.

Is PRP right for me?

Your Alaska Pain to Wellness Center provider lets you know if you’re a candidate for PRP injections after reviewing your lifestyle habits, symptoms, and medical history. They complete a physical exam, paying particular attention to painful or injured areas of your body.

You may need nerve tests, blood tests, X-rays, a CT scan, an MRI, an ultrasound, or another imaging procedure.

What happens during PRP injections?

During the first step of PRP joint injections, your Alaska Pain to Wellness Center specialist takes a sample of blood from a vein, usually in your arm. They then spin the simple in a centrifuge and inject the PRP into painful or injured tissues. The procedure is fast and virtually painless.

What should I expect after the injections?

After PRP injections, there’s no downtime. You can resume normal activities immediately but may experience tenderness, redness, or swelling at the injections sites. Multiple PRP treatments spaced over time offer the most effective outcome. The Alaska Pain to Wellness Centre team could combine PRP with other pain-relieving solutions.

To find out if PRP is the right treatment for you, call the Alaska Pain to Wellness Center office or use the online booking tab today.

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