PRP Therapeutic Injection

…ded in a single price, which will be on a cash only basis. Formal physical therapy if needed, treatment after the first 90 days, subsequent diagnostic studies, injections, medications or future surgery are NOT covered by the fee for this procedure. We will provide all documentation needed to help you obtain reimbursement through your insurance company. This may or may not be successful. All patients considering this procedure must be seen in the o…

…ort pain relief in addition to rapid healing. What Are the Benefits of PRP Therapy? PRP therapy is a low-risk, non-invasive treatment. It can help orthopedic conditions like osteoarthritis, tendon injuries, and ligament injuries anywhere in the body. It also benefits people who are not candidates for surgery or want to avoid surgery due to age, health, or other concerns. Other benefits include: Rapid pain relief and healing Regeneration of healthy…

Distal Bicep

…ving functional ROM Motion Consists of AAROM with gentle passive assist by therapist to improve ROM and function (therapist manually guides patient through range of motion with slow steady stretching) Goal is to achieve full elbow extension, flexion, supination and pronation. Strengthening Very simple therapy plan using light hand held weights in a progressive resistive program. This is to help strengthen the tissue bone interface with light loadi…

…structive surgery depends on the patient’s dedication to rigorous physical therapy. With new surgical techniques and stronger graft fixation, current physical therapy uses an accelerated course of rehabilitation. Postoperative Course. In the first 10 to 14 days after surgery, the wound is kept clean and dry, and early emphasis is placed on regaining the ability to fully straighten the knee and restore quadriceps control. The knee is iced regularly…

…ells for back pain offer several advantages over surgery. First, stem cell therapy does not require an incision, which drastically reduces the risk of complications and reduces down time. After receiving an injection of stem cells or PRP therapy, you can return to normal activities of daily living within a few days. ​ The treatment benefits will accumulate over time, providing long-lasting pain relief and accelerated healing right where you need i…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

…lays a vital role in getting you back to your daily activities. A physical therapy program will help you regain knee strength and motion. If you have surgery, physical therapy first focuses on returning motion to the joint and surrounding muscles. This is followed by a strengthening program designed to protect the new ligament. This strengthening gradually increases the stress across the ligament. The final phase of rehabilitation is aimed at a fu…

Elbow Injury

…local scar tissue, and may improve the blood supply to the inflamed area. Therapeutic exercise consists of light hand held weights and more repetitions. Usually one would do a set of 10 repetitions of a given exercise, wait 10 seconds and then do a second and third set of 10 reps. After the exercise, apply ice to the sore area and massage. Many times this can be done at home but more severe cases or patients unable to do this on their own may req…

…ollow instructions given for exercises post-treatment. Start your physical therapy or home exercise program 2 weeks after treatment. ​ If a lower extremity was treated take 325 mg Aspirin daily for 7 days after your procedure. ​ A follow-up phone call or appointment with our nurse will be scheduled for 6-8 weeks post-procedure. ​ You will be scheduled to have a PRP therapy 10-12 weeks after your initial BMAC. ​ It can take up to 12 months for norm…

Subchondroplasty Procedure for Knee Pain

…I have seen limited benefits from NSAIDs, bracing, injections or physical therapy — My symptoms returned after an arthroscopy If you answered yes to the questions above, you may be a candidate for the procedure! Visit carefirstpt.com/physical-therapy/ for more information on how PT can help you with knee pain. Subchondroplasty Quick Facts — Utilizes a minimally invasive technique — Performed in a outpatient setting — Requires a short rehabilitati…

Bursitis, Tendonitis & Snapping

…hing are the initial treatment. For the more severe cases, formal physical therapy that includes ultrasound and massage therapy might be necessary. Pain and the tightness usually resolve after a few weeks of treatment, but it is important to continue the treatment for a few more weeks to prevent reoccurrence. Highlights All conditions can be treated conservatively Surgery is very rarely needed It is sometimes difficult to differentiate between the…