Blog Archive

What's the Difference Between Botox and Fillers? Aug 6th, 2019

Most people want to look and feel younger, and while aging is a natural process, reversing the signs of aging can add to your confidence and make you feel better about yourself. Surgical cosmetic procedures can be very expensive and require a lot of downtime and healing. Luckily there are...

It's Not Just Cosmetic: PRP Therapy Can Treat Your Sports Injuries, Too Jul 1st, 2019

Few things are as frustrating as an injury that keeps you on the sidelines and prevents you from your active lifestyle. It can be even more so when the pain and discomfort lingers longer than it should, even after giving yourself the appropriate time to heal. If you’ve had an...

Why Botox Should Be Part of Your Wellness Routine Jun 1st, 2019

Ever since doctors first introduced Botox® in 1978 to correct crossed eyes (strabismus) and abnormal muscle spasms of the eyelids (blepharospasm), the scope of this potent neurotoxin continues to amaze. There’s clearly far more to this well-known facial wrinkle reducer than meets the eye. Turn back time with Botox As...

What Are the Benefits of Stem Cell Treatments? May 15th, 2019

Tired of taking endless pills or injections for your chronic condition or injury? Does the idea of surgery or invasive treatments make you shudder? Here at PRP in Philadelphia, we have good news for sufferers of many chronic bone, muscle, soft tissue problems, and injuries: Stem cell treatments from Dr....

PRP: Your Surgery-Free Help for Thinning Hair Apr 9th, 2019

It’s completely normal to lose hair. In fact, the average person loses 50-100 hairs each day. But if you start to notice excessive thinning or bald spots, it could indicate hair loss. In most cases, this is a hereditary condition known as androgenetic alopecia and male- or female-pattern baldness. To...

Understanding the Different Types of Stem Cells Mar 1st, 2019

If you suffer from injuries, degenerative joint conditions, or soft tissue damage, regenerative medicine could be the answer to your problems. These therapies harness the power of the stem cells and vital growth factors found in your body to reverse painful damage or disease and restore function at the site....

Microneedling and PRP: The All-Natural Winning Combination for Younger-Looking Skin Feb 11th, 2019

Are fine lines and wrinkles, scars, and sun damaged skin getting you down? While these issues are a natural result of aging, it doesn't mean you have to accept them. Various treatments exist that can lead to younger, clearer looking skin, including microneedling with platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy. At...

Regenerative Medicine is Better Than Cortisone Injections for Joint, Tendon, and Muscle Pain Jan 17th, 2019

Cortisone injections have long been a band-aid solution to relieve pain in joints damaged by injury or arthritis. But medicine has advanced since the introduction of cortisone shots for pain decades ago. Regenerative medicine shows great promise in remedying soft tissue damage. At PRP in Philadelphia, regenerative medicine specialist, Dr....

Quick, Specific, Safe: Stem Cell PRP For Athletes Aug 30th, 2017

Learn why stem cell therapy with PRP is the best sports injury treatment Every mother’s’ nightmare is watching their son or daughter get injured during a sports event. Spectators watch in nervous anticipation whenever a player goes down on the field. A simple search on the internet reveals compilations of...

The 6 Steps of the Stem Cell PRP for Face Procedure Aug 15th, 2017

Learn about the steps of the innovative stem cell PRP procedure. Perfect skin is a myth. If you know a person whose skin always seems to glow—smooth, fresh, and youthful—the reality is that they are more than likely using anti-aging treatments. As people age and experience skin conditions, their skin...

The Many Benefits of Stem Cell Injections Aug 9th, 2017

Learn the Top Ten Benefits of Stem Cell Injections For a lot of people, it’s been a long time since they’ve taken a science class. So when we come across terms like mesenchymal stem cells it can be pretty intimidating. What are they? What do they do? Why will stem cell...

3 Ways to Prevent Hair Loss Alongside PRP Hair Restoration Jul 21st, 2017

Learn the best ways to prevent hair loss. One of the perennial fears of men as they age is the lingering question: Will I lose my hair? Balding is something that most people feel they have little control over. It’s all genetics, it’s about people who are genetically blessed and...

Goodbye Acne Scarring, Hello PRP Facial! Jul 13th, 2017

Is PRP Really Effective In Aiding Acne Scarring? Perhaps you’ve heard of PRP facial therapy as the new coveted and preferred method of achieving younger, more luminous skin. It’s not difficult to understand the appeal. PRP is an all natural, minimally invasive procedure with lasting and permanent results. There’s more to PRP facials,...

PRP vs Surgery: Is There a Defending Champion? Jul 12th, 2017

PRP has the Clear Advantage Over Surgery In one corner you have a long-time contender and solution to many sports injuries: surgery. In the other, you have PRP, a promising prospect in the healing of a variety of sports injuries from sprains and strains that don’t require the use of...

It’s a Home Run! Why You’ll Want A PRP Sports Physical Therapist Jul 1st, 2017

Learn how PRP treatment helps Sports Physical Therapists and their patients. We’ve all seen it happen. Tragic, career-ending injuries that take place right before our eyes. Often these injuries are flukes, a random accident that utterly transforms the athlete’s life. No one likes to see these accidents happen and if...

Solving Arthritis Pain with PRP Treatment Jun 30th, 2017

Learn the Pros and Cons of PRP Treatment for Arthritis There is no question about it, arthritis is debilitating. It utterly transforms the way you live, often resulting in intense chronic pain that prevents you from engaging in the activities that you love. While there is currently no cure for...

5 Amazing Benefits of a PRP Facelift – or is it a Facial? You Decide. Jun 23rd, 2017

Potato Patato – The Name isn’t What Counts, PRP Facials are Amazing! We can always thank “My Fair Lady,” an oldie, but definitive classic goodie, for settling the importance of semantics. Names, titles, and terms can be the source of argument in almost every area of life – hence the...

3 Top Benefits of PRP Jun 23rd, 2017

3 Reasons to Love PRP If someone told you there was an all natural, virtually painless, cost effective and minimally invasive way to drastically improve 3 major aspects of health and wellness … would it pique your interest? Chances are it would because this holistic, innovative means of healing is...

3 PRP Sports Injury Stories of Success You Won’t Want to Miss Jun 22nd, 2017

PRP Helped these 3 Professionals Play Football, Tennis, and Baseball! “The Great One,” and all-time leading NHL scorer in history, Wayne Gretzky once said, “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” When PRP was still in its infancy in the early 2000’s, there was much debate in...

Holistic Treatment Just Got a Whole Lot More Interesting Jun 22nd, 2017

Holistic PRP Therapy and It’s Many Uses and Benefits The term holistic treatment can often take on different connotations depending on who you ask.Holistic treatment also referred to as holistic medicine generally describes a method of treatment that addresses the whole person. Instead of simply looking at one aspect of the body – exclusively the...

Learn the Ins and Outs of a PRP Injection Procedure Jun 10th, 2017

Everything you need to know about the PRP procedure A PRP injection procedure is not a new treatment for common injuries; however, many people are just beginning to hear about them. This means a lot of people have questions about what PRP is, how it works, and what to expect. The first two...

Weighing the Cost: PRP vs Traditional Surgery Jun 7th, 2017

A pros and cons list is is a useful tool for determining what decision to make. We use them all the time, both to determine major decisions (such as, what college to go to) and insignificant ones (i.e. what to eat for dinner). When considering PRP vs surgery, this approach is...

Learn the Ins and Outs of a PRP Injection Jun 7th, 2017

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are not a new treatment for common injuries; however, many people are just beginning to hear about them. This means a lot of people have questions about what PRP is, how it works, and what to expect. The first two questions are very simple to answer. PRP...

Is PRP the Right Procedure for You? May 31st, 2017

The efficacy of platelet-rich plasma, also known as PRP injections is currently a highly discussed area of treatments for sports medicine, facial surgery, and hair restoration. Though conclusive studies are still being conducted about this healing treatment, there has been a lot of buzz about the positive effect it has had for celebrities...

Why PRP Therapy is More Tempting Than a Cinnabon May 24th, 2017

If you’ve ever had a Cinnabon cinnamon roll, you are most likely a) salivating at the mere mention, b) saying to yourself: there is nothing more tempting than a Cinnabon roll or, c) as soon as I’m done reading this, it’s game on Cinnabon! Although it is completely normal to have this...

The Many Uses of PRP: Why PRP is your Best Option for Hair Restoration May 22nd, 2017

PRP might be just what you need to restore your hair! In the last blog, we talked about how incredible the body is at healing itself, as well as one way that PRP can be used to stimulate healing alongside stem cell therapy. However, that is only one of the many...

5 Reasons You’ll Wish You Could Marry PRP Female Hair Loss Treatment May 16th, 2017

5 Reasons You’ll Fall in Love with PRP Hair Therapy Women are constantly surrounded by reminders of the prominence that healthy and luxurious hair represents in society – femininity, beauty, attractiveness. The premature thinning and loss of hair can be more than simply frustrating, it can be traumatizing and in...

6 FAQs of PRP Facial Therapy May 12th, 2017

Discover the basics of PRP treatments and their facial rejuvenation applications. PRP (or platelet rich plasma) treatments have been used successfully for years in sports medicine, and now they are now emerging as a top choice for improving the health and appearance of skin as well. Also known as blood facials, these...

Behind the Scenes of a PRP Facelift May 4th, 2017

Go behind the scenes to find out how a PRP facelift is done! Most of us have heard about Kim Kardashian’s blood facial. This procedure, more technically known as a PRP Facelift (PRP stands for Platelet-rich plasma), can be considered an alternative to costly, painful, and problematic surgical facelifts. But what is...

5 Reasons to Consider Skipping Surgery in Favor of Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy May 2nd, 2017

Added Benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy Given a choice between days, or even weeks of downtime versus little to none, most would naturally pick the former. For those who have experienced a serious injury or been subjected to the wear and tear of, however, the avoidance of surgery may...

The Many Uses of PRP: PRP with Stem Cell Therapy Apr 27th, 2017

Our bodies are incredible machines, finely tuned to keep us both alive and functioning. Our bodies are so incredible that we are constantly discovering new depths of how they work. We’ve barely skimmed the surface of understanding the brain and as more technology develops the more we recognize how intricate the workings...

5 Reasons PRP Holistic Treatments are Better than Wizard Wands Apr 25th, 2017

5 Reasons Dumbledore Would Encourage PRP Holistic Treatments Sadly, we do not live in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. We can’t simply wave a wand and have luminous skin, instantly-repaired injuries or rapid-hair growth. What if someone were to tell you there is something out there almost as amazing...

Is PRP Hair Restoration Therapy Right for You? Apr 17th, 2017

Discover the exciting breakthroughs of PRP treatments and their hair restoration applications. Hair loss can be one of the most detrimental effects of aging for men and women alike. Recently, PRP (or platelet rich plasma) treatments have been making a positive impact in hair growth and skin rejuvenation for patients....

The Incredible World of Platelet Rich Plasma Apr 11th, 2017

PRP is less invasive than surgery and provides a faster recovery. Whether you follow sports figures or celebrity icons, you’ve probably heard about a procedure called PRP. PRP is being used all over the place these days, from hair loss recovery to facials to sports injuries. But what is PRP,...

A Beginner’s Guide to PRP Treatment Apr 7th, 2017

Learn the basics of platelet-rich plasma treatments and how they could help you! PRP treatment has been in the news lately as a groundbreaking non-surgical option for pain relief and long lasting healing of musculoskeletal conditions. Its popularity began to rise in the treatment of professional and recreational athletes, many...