PLATELET RICH PLASMA (PRP): Safe and Effective Treatment for Knee Pain

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When PRP is injected into a damaged joint or tissue, it leads to a mild inflammatory process of the surrounding tendons, ligaments, and cartilage, which triggers the healing process.  As a result of this inflammation, new tissue begins to develop. The tissue that is developed can then function like new tissue, which leads to a reduction or even disappearance of symptoms.

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is obtained from spinning a patient’s blood in a centrifuge at high speeds. This process isolates a ...

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10 TIPS FOR AN ANTI- INFLAMMATORY LIFESTYLE

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Inflammation can lead to increased risk of all kinds of diseases. Follow these tips to combat a multitude of health issues, present and future.

  1. Eat organic produce, organic range-fed poultry, meat, dairy and eggs. Eating organic reduces the overall chemical stress on the liver, kidneys, and immune system.
  2. Eat vegetables of every color of the rainbow. The brighter the color, the higher the antioxidant level of the vegetable. Antioxidants soothe your body’s chemistry.
  3. Reduce inflammation by balancing your blood sugars. Eat more protein and complex carbs ...
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STEM CELLS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO SURGERY

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Mesenchymal Stem Cells
an Alternative to Surgery

What exactly are Stem Cell’s you ask? Stem Cells are cells that have not
yet been activated by the body. Stem cells in tissues can serve as an internal
repair system where they divide to replenish dead or damaged cells. Here at
Performance Medicine we use Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Cells that are ethically
sourced from Umbilical Cord of donors. Using this method, the cells have higher
concentrations of Growth Factors, Peptides, and Hyaluronic Acid ...

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WHAT ARE PELLETS?

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Throughout the aging process, our bodies change and we develop certain hormone deficiencies or imbalances.  These imbalances can be uncomfortable and can be alleviated by Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Common Symptoms of Menopause Include:

  • hot flashes
  • headaches
  • mood swings
  • weight gain
  • decrease libido
  • fatigue
  • trouble with concentration
  • vaginal dryness
  • trouble sleeping

There are different delivery methods of correcting these deficiencies. Once preferred method is known as Pellets.

What are Pellets?

Pellets are derived from natural plant sources and ...

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What is IV Nutrition Therapy?

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Our bodies are incredible machines. However, the business of living can wreak havoc on the natural functions our systems are supposed to perform. As energy stores are depleted and key vitamins are used, our bodies look for ways to compensate, often resulting in unwanted symptoms.

Luckily, IV Vitamin Therapy can help restore our body’s nutrient levels to their optimal state.

Vitamin ...

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Sermorelin / GHRP-2 Increase Growth Hormone Levels

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The longevity and physical benefits of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) have been documented for years. These benefits include, increased longevity, reduced aging, improved skin elasticity, increase muscle mass, improved energy, increased libido, and increased quality of life. In the past HGH has only been reserved for children with Growth Hormone (GH) deficiency or for rare cases of adult onset Growth Hormone Deficiency.

The reasons GH has become widely accepted is because of the potential side effects. Growth Hormone when given exogenously ...

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9 Signs of Hormone Imbalance

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When the word “Hormones” is uttered, visions of raging menopausal women come to mind for most. That’s so sad. Hormone Imbalance and changes affect everyone from birth to death, yet we seem to have a very negative association with that word.

For women, the most pronounced changes come in their 40s and 50s, but can been seen as early as their mid-30s. Many more women are having Hormonal Symptoms and Hormone Imbalance earlier in life.

Some of the most ...

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Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Pain

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Knee Pain Treatment

Osteoarthritis, which causes Knee Pain and joint stiffness, impacts over 27 million Americans and is a leading cause of disability. Several treatment options for osteoarthritis exist, including exercise, weight control, bracing, anti-inflammatories, injections, etc. Stem Cell Therapy is becoming a more preferred treatment using PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma. PRP is produced from a patient’s own blood, it delivers a high concentration of growth factors to arthritic cartilage that can enhance the healing process.

To ...

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Low Testosterone: 7 Myths & Facts

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7 Myths and Facts about Low Testosterone

Testosterone is a sex hormone that drives more than just libido. In men it affects physical appearance, mood, bone density, muscle mass, and more. How much of the hormone the body produces is determined by signals from the brain that are delivered to the testies via the pituitary gland. It’s estimated that several million men in the United States have low testosterone. But thanks to a growing body of research, treatments are ...

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