Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) has become one of the popular treatments for treating joint pain and tissue injuries. It is a regenerative treatment which makes use of your own plasma to treat your knee pain. The PRP treatment is safe and effective. PRP treatment stimulates the natural healing process of your body and promotes the growth of new tissues.
What is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)?
Plasma is the liquid part of the blood. It contains nutrients, proteins, and hormones. It is responsible for circulating red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets throughout the body. Blood contains different cells and platelets are one of those cells. Platelets help promote wound healing, cell repair, and tissue regeneration. Platelets also have blood clotting function to prevent bleeding. Platelets contain growth factors that help in promoting the healing and repair process.
When these growth factors along with plasma are injected into the damaged or injured knee joint, it stimulates the natural healing process of your body.
PRP Injection for Knee Pain Treatment
Before administering the PRP injection, a blood sample will be collected from your arm. Now, the collected blood sample is placed in a centrifuge device that spins rapidly. This will separate blood platelets from other blood components.
Now, the collected PRP injection is inserted into the knee joint. The doctor might use imaging tests to determine the exact location where PRP should be injected. When growth factors interact with the local cells, it stimulates the cells and promotes the healing process. New tissue also gets formed with PRP and the inflammation also reduces.
How Much Does PRP Injection for Knee Pain Cost?
The cost of PRP injection for knee pain is based on the type of knee injury you have. Along with this, the cost of PRP for knee pain also varies based on various factors such as:
- The intensity of your knee pain
- The clinic you visit
- The doctor’s expertise
- The doctor fees
However, the average cost of PRP for knee pain in Hyderabad ranges from Rs. 15,000/- to Rs. 20,000/-. Though it may seem that PRP injections are expensive, the benefits of the treatment can overweight its cost. PRP injections are safe and can sometimes help you to avoid invasive treatments such as surgery.
Does PRP Provide Immediate Relief?
It takes some time for the growth factors to promote the tissue regeneration and healing process. It may take up to a few weeks to months to see the results of a PRP injection. With PRP injection, you experience less pain and more mobility over time.
Meet Dr Pradyumna Reddy Today for PRP Treatment for Your Knee Pain
If you have been suffering from knee pain and looking for a safe and effective non-invasive treatment, meet Dr Pradyumna Reddy today. He has been working as an interventional radiologist in Hyderabad for over 6 years. He has performed PRP treatment for treating several joint issues including knee pain. He aims to offer his services at an affordable cost. He follows a patient-centric approach and focuses on ensuring patients’ safety, and accessibility of quality care to every patient. If you are willing to undergo a PRP injection for your knee pain, call and schedule your appointment with Dr Pradyumna Reddy right away.