At The How Clinic Encintas, a leading pain management clinic, we specialize in advanced regenerative medicine injections for joint pain relief. Our dedicated team of medical professionals commits to helping you overcome joint pain and regain an active lifestyle.
We use cutting-edge treatments that aim to promote healing, reduce inflammation, and improve your overall well-being, whether you are suffering from arthritis or a joint injury. Our customized treatment plans cater to your unique needs and goals, ensuring the best possible outcomes.
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When your provider injects PRP using ultrasound-guidance near damaged tissues, it releases proteins called growth factors. Then the growth factors:
- Activate the healing response
- Regulate inflammation
- Recruit stem cells to the area
- Stimulate new blood vessel growth
- Trigger healing activities in the surrounding cells
Working together, the platelets and stem cells regenerate the new cells used to repair damaged tissues.
Placental Tissue Matrix (PTM)
The placental tissue matrix, derived from the placenta, is a valuable resource in regenerative medicine and orthopedics. It is rich in proteins, growth factors, cytokines, and extracellular matrix molecules that promote tissue regeneration and support natural healing processes. The matrix undergoes rigorous screening, sterilization, and validation processes to ensure safety.
In regenerative medicine, the matrix activates the healing response, regulates inflammation, and recruits stem cells to facilitate tissue repair. The placental tissue matrix offers a versatile and biocompatible material for these medical applications. This innovative treatment promotes natural tissue regeneration and repair.
What is regenerative joint injection?
Regenerative joint injection is a minimally invasive procedure that involves injecting regenerative substances, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) or placental tissue matrix (PTM), into a joint to promote healing and reduce inflammation.
How does regenerative joint injection work?
They work by introducing regenerative substances into the joint, stimulating the body’s natural healing response. These substances contain growth factors and proteins that aid in long term tissue regeneration and alleviate joint inflammation.
What are the differences between regenerative joint injections and steroid injections for joint pain relief?
Regenerative joint injections, such as PRP (platelet-rich plasma) or PTM (placental tissue matrix) injections, focus on tissue regeneration and healing. They introduce regenerative substances containing growth factors and proteins into the joint. They stimulate the body’s natural healing response, reduce inflammation, and support tissue repair. These injections offer the potential for long-term healing and improved joint health.
In contrast, steroid injections, also known as corticosteroid injections, primarily target inflammation reduction and provide temporary pain relief. They involve injecting potent anti-inflammatory medications, such as cortisone, into the joint. While steroid injections can alleviate pain and swelling, they lack the regenerative properties of regenerative joint injections. They are more focused on symptomatic relief.
When considering treatment options, it is essential to consult with a healthcare professional who can evaluate your specific condition and recommend the most suitable approach.
Who is a candidate for regenerative medicine?
Regenerative joint injections effectively treat various joint conditions including:
- Moderate osteoarthritis of the knee, hip, and shoulder
- Ligament sprains
- ACL tears
- Meniscal tears
- Shoulder pain, labral tears or rotator cuff tears.
- Tennis elbow
- Golfers’ elbow
- Chronic neck and back pain or sciatica
- Non-healing fractures
They are particularly beneficial for cases that have not responded to conventional treatments, such as steroid injections.
Is regenerative joint injection painful?
Most patients experience minimal discomfort during the injection process. Prior to the injection, our team typically administers a local anesthetic to numb the area and enhance your comfort.
What are the potential risks and side effects of regenerative joint injection?
The potential risks and side effects of regenerative joint injections are generally minimal. They may include temporary swelling, redness, mild pain at the injection site, and a slight risk of infection. Serious complications are rare.
Choose The How Clinic for expert regenerative joint injections and comprehensive sports injury treatments. Take the first step towards a pain-free future. Contact us today at (877) 381-4115 or visit our website to schedule your appointment.