PRP Knee Injection in Dubai

PPR stands for platelet-rich plasma. It is an effective and safe treatment for several orthopedic conditions. The innovative technique has made it easier for people to get rid of pain and degeneration in the knee. PRP shots can be injected in any area of the body as the treatment involves the utilization of the patient’s own blood components so there is no risk of experiencing any adverse event during or after the therapy. It can also be used to speed up sports injuries by stimulating the healing process.

Results of PRP Knee:

You will notice a remarkable reduction in pain, swelling, and knee stiffness after about two to three months of PRP therapy. According to a recent survey, the patients who got 2-3 PRP shots for knee received excellent results without experiencing any complication. While PRP treatment is best for managing pain associated with the knee, but you should know that the results are not permanent. You have to follow-up PRP shots every year to maintain the effects for a longer period.

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PRP FOR KNEE

Researchers discovered that knees treated with one or two PRP injections had less pain and stiffness, as well as improved knee function, at six weeks and three months. Positive benefits began to fade after six months, while pain and function were remained better than before PRP treatment.

Benefits:

There are plenty of amazing benefits that you can get from PRP treatment in Dubai. Some of them are given below,

  • Promotes healing and rebuilds cartilage
  • A superb treatment with long-lasting results
  • Helps in controlling chronic knee pain
  • Minimizes swelling in the area where osteoarthritis is present
  • Good for those individuals who don’t want to undergo joint replacement surgery
  • Rebuilds the immune system stronger and healthier
  • Can treat ligament and tendon injuries by encouraging tissue growth
  • Quick treatment, you will be returned to your normal activity levels within a few weeks

Pre-Procedural Care:

To enjoy the full results of PPR knee injection in Dubai, you have to put the following measures in place prior to the treatment.

  • Stop taking anti-inflammatory medications three weeks before the treatment
  • Quit smoking
  • Refrain from drinking alcoholic drinks 48 prior to the treatment

How it is Done?

PRP knee injection Dubai takes almost 40-45 minutes to complete. The doctor starts the procedure by anesthetizing the affected area of the body. In the next step, a specified blood volume is drawn from your vein which is then placed in the centrifuge for about ten to fifteen minutes to isolate the platelets. The platelet-rich plasma is injected in the knees to reduce pain or to accelerate healing. The procedure is quick and simple but great skills and extensive experience of the practitioner is required to perform the treatment successfully.

Who should go for PRP knee injection?

The elderly

People who are above sixty years of age are constantly suffering from arthritis. The decrease in lubrication between the joints causes the pain to be severe and unbearable. This normally happens gradually and over time. Patients with diabetes, hypertension, and other diseases have a very slow healing rate. Therefore knee replacement surgeries have a poor prognosis for them. In such cases, PRP injections can be the sole survivor.

People who cannot undergo surgery

Some patients who fear surgeries should opt for PRP knee injections. It does not require the administration of general anesthesia. Another reason, patients who have a poor success rate even after knee replacement surgery can also get PRP knee injection done.

In case of urgencies

People who are in dire need of urgent treatment are perfect candidates for this injection. If the knee joint pain seems unbearable and you also have a flight to catch then this injection is the right fit for you. It is not time-consuming as compared to the other treatments. 

Sports-persons

Athletes and players often need to deal with joint pain because of strenuous exercises. They need a treatment that is long-lasting, durable, and less time-consuming. Therefore sports players can go for PRP.

For people who were pain killers for a long time

If you have a chronic history of arthritis then it is very likely that you have been taking painkillers over a very long period of time. Little do you know that consistent use of painkillers can have ill effects on your kidneys and stomach. However, replacing painkillers with PRP knee injections can minimize the effects of prolonged use of painkillers. It reduces pain and inflammation from the joints in one go without having any adverse effects on the kidneys and GIT.

Recovery:

In most cases, the patient recovers within 2-3 days after the therapy. Once the treatment is done, you will be allowed to return home. Mild pain or discomfort at the injection site is normal. And you can use pain killers to alleviate the inflammation. Remember that anti-inflammatory drugs and strenuous exercises should be highly avoided as they can slow down the healing process.

Potential Risks and Complications:

PRP is safe, FDA approved but still has some risks associated with it. The treatment may carry a risk of,

  • Severe pain and swelling at the injection site
  • Infection in the knee area
  • Blood clots and nerve damage

To avoid them, you need to look for an experienced practitioner because only he can save you from them.

Book an Appointment:

If you are interested in PRP knee injection in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah then don’t delay booking an appointment at Dynamic Hair Transplant clinic to have your treatment. We are here to help you alleviate knee pain and stiffness without complications. Fill the form or call us to book a free consultation.