PRP: Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy

PRP works with your body’s own healing processes to assist in restoring your joint health and function.

If you’re in the Tulsa area and enduring chronic pain day in and day out, it’s time to move away from simply managing symptoms to finding long-term solutions. Dive into Health Unlimited‘s holistic approach to healing, where we untangle the complex matrix of triggers causing your condition using cutting-edge regenerative medicine techniques. Welcome relief and a new horizon of health. Contact us today!

Talk to Your Healthcare Provider about these Conditions:

  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Hip, and Shoulder
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Joint Injuries
  • Injuries to Ligaments, Cartilage, and Tendons
  • HamstringTendonitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

What is PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) Therapy?

Platelet Rich Plasma, or PRP, is a special treatment used for both acute (recent) or chronic (long-standing) injuries. Commonly PRP treatment is used on sports injuries, Osteoarthritis and tendon injuries. These injuries include sprains, strains, and tears in parts of your body such as the foot, ankle, knee and elbow. They happen when the collagen fibers, which make up your body’s tendons, get damaged. Without help, this damaged tissue might not heal well because it doesn’t get enough blood. PRP therapy uses a part of your own blood (platelets) to support healing. These platelets specialize in starting a healing process and blood clotting. To acquire the platelets, your blood is placed in a tube and a machine is used to separate the platelets from the other parts of the blood. Then the platelets are put back into the injured area. This personalized treatment gives specific
healing support for each patient based
on their unique situation.

Potential Benefits of PRP Therapy

PRP therapy is not just good for lessening pain, but also for supporting the healing process. It’s a promising treatment for people suffering from ongoing pain and difficulty using their injured parts.

  • RP can be an efficient treatment for persistent, painful injuries.
  • Patients may experience significant symptom reduction and return to a pain-free lifestyle within a few weeks.
  • PRP promotes the growth of new tendon cells, and draws healing cells to damaged tendon tissues.
  • The therapy may help to avoid the need for surgical intervention or prolonged use of pain medications.
  • It may enable athletes to return to competition sooner, employees to resume work quickly, and individuals to get back to their regular activities faster.

What is PRP Used For?

PRP is a versatile therapy primarily employed to treat a range of musculoskeletal injuries. It’s particularly favored among professional athletes across various sports including football, baseball, and basketball. They find it useful due to the natural and accelerated recovery it provides. Some key uses and benefits of PRP include:

  • Providers sometimes recommend PRP in patients suffering from hamstring tendonitis, tennis elbow, and plantar fasciitis.
  • Promising results have been observed when PRP is used to alleviate arthritis pain in the hip, knee, shoulder, and sacroiliac joint.
  • PRP therapy is advantageous over steroid injections which can weaken tissues and exacerbate arthritis over time. In contrast, PRP works to fortify tissues and enhance the health of surrounding structures.

Expert Patient Care at Health Unlimited

At Health Unlimited, expert patient care is at the forefront of their approach to holistic pain management. The dedicated team of healthcare professionals takes pride in providing comprehensive and personalized treatment plans tailored to individual needs. Dr. Breck Kasbaum and Dr. Rebekah Nunn lead the clinic with their extensive experience and expertise in integrative medicine.

When you visit Health Unlimited for chronic pain treatment, you can expect a thorough evaluation of your condition through a detailed consultation and physical examination. Our healthcare providers will take the time to listen to your concerns, understand your medical history, and identify any potential triggers or underlying causes contributing to your chronic pain.

This comprehensive approach allows the team to develop an individualized treatment plan that may include various modalities such as chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, red light therapy, integrative medicine, and lifestyle recommendations.

Patients at Health Unlimited also benefit from access to cutting-edge rehabilitation technology for pain relief. This innovative approach combines integrative medicine with advanced techniques, ensuring that patients receive the most up-to-date and effective treatments available.

Through continued education and a commitment to integrated healthcare practices, the team at Health Unlimited stays abreast of the latest research and treatment options in chronic pain management. They are dedicated to improving the overall well-being of their patients by addressing not only pain symptoms but also other health issues that may be contributing to chronic pain.

Whether you suffer from occasional discomfort or chronic pain, Health Unlimited offers a supportive environment where you can receive expert patient care aimed at relieving your symptoms and improving your quality of life.

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Lifestyle Recommendations for Managing Chronic Pain

Living with chronic pain can affect various aspects of daily life. While medical interventions are available, incorporating lifestyle changes can significantly contribute to managing and reducing the frequency and intensity of pain.

First and foremost, it is essential to establish a consistent sleep routine. Aim for at least seven to eight hours of uninterrupted sleep each night and create a relaxing bedtime routine to promote better sleep.

Another crucial lifestyle recommendation is maintaining a balanced and nutritious diet. Certain foods and beverages, such as processed foods, caffeine, alcohol, and artificial sweeteners, have been known to trigger chronic pain in some individuals. Keeping a food diary can help identify potential triggers specific to your situation.

Introduce more whole foods rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants into your diet. Some studies suggest that incorporating foods like fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats can have a positive impact frequency. Additionally, staying adequately hydrated throughout the day by drinking enough water can also help prevent dehydration-related pain.

Regular physical activity is another lifestyle factor that can have a significant impact on pain management. Engaging in moderate-intensity aerobic exercises like walking, swimming, or cycling for at least 30 minutes most days of the week can help reduce stress levels, improve blood flow, and release endorphins, which act as natural painkillers.

However, it is crucial to find an exercise routine that suits your individual needs and abilities. Some individuals may find that high-intensity exercises trigger chronic pain, while others may benefit from activities like yoga or tai chi that focus on relaxation and mindfulness.

Lastly, managing stress levels and practicing relaxation techniques play a vital role in preventing or minimizing chronic pain episodes. High-stress levels can exacerbate pain in many individuals. Explore various stress management techniques such as deep breathing exercises, meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, or engaging in hobbies that bring joy and relaxation.

Additionally, consider implementing time management strategies to prioritize self-care activities and allocate sufficient time for rest and leisure. Surrounding yourself with a supportive network of family and friends who understand your condition can also provide emotional support during challenging times.

Incorporating these lifestyle recommendations into your daily routine can help you effectively manage chronic pain. However, it’s important to remember that each person’s experience is unique. It may be beneficial to collaborate with a healthcare professional who can tailor these recommendations to your specific needs and provide additional guidance and treatment options.

At Health Unlimited, we’re dedicated to breaking the cycle of pain and restoring your well-being. Our holistic approach goes beyond mere symptom management; we unravel the complexities of your condition through cutting-edge regenerative techniques.

Discover relief that lasts. Step into a world where chronic pain no longer defines you. Get in touch with our team at Health Unlimited today to start your journey towards lasting health and happiness.


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Phone: 918-494-2698