PRP Specialist

Genesis Family Healthcare, PLLC

Family Medicine & Aesthetics located in Johnson City, TN

The human body is amazing. Its ability to heal itself — generating new, healthy tissue — is remarkable. And at Genesis Family Healthcare, PLLC in Johnson City, Tennessee, Joe Reid II, PA-C, and his dedicated team are leveraging that ability. With platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, they can press rewind on whatever’s ailing you, whether that’s joint pain or aging skin, using your body’s own healing agents. To learn more about this innovative treatment, call Genesis Family Healthcare, PLLC or schedule your appointment online.

PRP Q & A

What is PRP?

Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, is an injection-based treatment. But rather than injecting your body with a foreign substance, it uses your body’s own healing power to generate healing and drive rejuvenation.

During PRP therapy, a member of the expert team at Genesis Family Healthcare, PLLC takes a small sample of your blood. They then use a centrifuge to separate out the platelets.

These platelets contain growth factors that your body naturally directs to the newly damaged area any time you get injured. They help your blood clot and spur the growth of new, healthy tissue. By concentrating your platelets into a plasma, Joe Reid II, PA-C, and his staff have a natural, powerful way to trigger healing and rejuvenating in your body.

How is PRP used?

You might have heard of PRP because it’s a favorite of athletes like Tiger Woods, who use it to shorten healing times after sustaining an injury. Or maybe you were exposed to it after seeing Kim Kardashian’s vampire facial. Clearly, this innovative treatment is permeating the marketplace, and that’s thanks to its meaningful results.

PRP can be used virtually anywhere you want to trigger the growth of new tissue. At Genesis Family Healthcare, PLLC, PRP delivers dramatic results for patients in two notable areas:

PRP for knee pain

Whether you injured your knee or you’ve been experiencing increasing joint pain as a result of aging, PRP can help. Injecting PRP directly into your injured joint stimulates the growth of new, healthy tissue and minimizes your joint pain.

PRP for facial rejuvenation

If you want tighter, more radiant, younger-looking skin, PRP delivers. Microneedling this powerful rejuvenating agent into your skin kick-starts the production of new collagen and elastin, the proteins in your skin that help it stay taut, plump, and smooth.

Is PRP safe?

Absolutely. In fact, one of the best things about PRP is that side effects and adverse reactions are extremely uncommon because it’s derived from your own body. PRP is a safe, effective way to use your body’s natural healing power to rejuvenate your joints and your skin.

To learn more about this groundbreaking treatment, call Genesis Family Healthcare, PLLC or book your appointment online.