How Regenerative Medicine Is Revolutionizing Pain Management

Did you know at least 20% of American adults struggle with chronic pain each year? Sometimes this pain is so severe that it stops them from working, engaging in their regular activities, and getting a good night’s rest. 

If this describes you, the team at Town Center Orthopaedic Associates can help. Our board-certified physicians provide patients in Centreville and Reston, Virginia, with the best in chronic pain management. That’s why we’re thrilled to offer regenerative medicine as part of our comprehensive line of services

The field of pain management is transforming thanks to revolutionary advances in regenerative medicine. Read on to learn what you need to know. 

What is regenerative medicine?

Regenerative medicine gives your body’s natural repair and healing processes a helping hand by using resources that naturally encourage cellular regeneration and healing. Here’s a closer look at how these therapies help repair damaged tissues, reduce pain, and help you regain some or all normal functioning in the affected area. 

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy

One form of regenerative medicine is platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP). Platelets, which are found in your blood, contain growth factors. These special factors help reduce inflammation and foster tissue and cell repair. 

With PRP therapy, your provider withdraws a small amount of your blood, then places it in a centrifuge to separate the platelets and create platelet-rich plasma. They then inject your PRP solution into the affected area. 

This added boost of platelets in the damaged area triggers your healing process, giving you much-needed relief.

Stem cell therapy

Everyone has unspecialized cells that adapt and change into new cell types when your body needs them to repair or regrow damaged tissues. These stem cells are found in different areas of your body. 

The providers at Town Center Orthopaedic Associates offer different types of stem cell therapy, including Clarix® Flo regenerative medicine therapy injections. Once injected into the area that needs attention, the cells stimulate the repair and growth of new tissue, help reduce swelling, and ease your pain. 

How can regenerative medicine help me?

Regenerative medicine continues to revolutionize the field of pain management in the number of health conditions and injuries it can treat. The team at Town Center Orthopaedic Associates uses regenerative medicine to treat pain caused by many diseases and injuries, including:

In addition to your regenerative medicine treatments, your provider at Town Center Orthopaedic Associates may recommend additional therapies. Combining treatments helps you recover faster and enjoy lasting results. These may include weight management, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and more.

Don’t suffer with pain any longer — regenerative medicine can help. Call our office most convenient for you or request an appointment online now to learn more!

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