Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

A leading therapy in medicine, PRP is a treatment that harnesses the natural healing powers of the body. Though PRP treatments have been used since the 1970s, recent research has shown how far-reaching the benefits of PRP truly are. From muscle and ligament damage to cosmetic concerns, PRP can make a marked improvement in a patient's life.

What is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)?

Blood has three main components: red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Each of these components plays different roles in your body, with platelets responsible for healing. Platelets contain hundreds of different types of proteins and growth factors, including cytokines and mitogens. These unique proteins activate blood clotting, wound healing and tissue regeneration.

Normal blood has around 150,000 to 450,000 platelets per microliter. While these levels are perfect for general wound healing, like cuts and scrapes, a higher saturation of platelets has greater healing benefits. Chronic pain, tendonitis, and other injuries require higher rates of platelets for recovery -- this is where PRP comes into play.

PRP is a healing growth factor and protein rich plasma derived from your own blood. As a solution, PRP contains five to ten times more platelets than normal blood. When this solution is injected into your site of injury or pain, the high concentration of platelets quickly stimulates your body's natural healing process.

How is PRP Created?

Platelets usually account for less than one percent of blood composition, with red and white blood cells making up the majority. To extract the powerful platelets from your blood, a process called centrifugation is used. A vial of your blood is drawn and placed into the centrifugation machine, which spins rapidly. This spinning motion causes the blood to separate into three components, with the platelets forming a thin layer in the center. Additional centrifugation increases the potency of these platelets -- this thin layer of protein and platelet rich plasma is the PRP.

Chronic Care of Richmond is the top provider in Richmond that offers a variety of prp treatments and chronic pain therapies.

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Is PRP Therapy Safe?

At Chronic Care of Richmond, we use PRP treatment in a variety of chronic pain therapies. Studies have shown that PRP has benefits for hair restoration, sexual wellness, cosmetic therapies and more. Additionally, PRP is a much less invasive and less risky therapy than others that are typically used to address these concerns.

PRP is autologous, meaning that it is derived from your own body. This eliminates any of the risks involved in typical blood transfusions or donations. Additionally, PRP is minimally invasive -- PRP injections are often compared to corticosteroid injections. Side effects are rare but may include soreness at the injection site. Compared to surgery or other traditional treatments, PRP therapy is low-risk. Utilizing your body's own healing powers is the most natural way to promote wellness and PRP is an excellent example of chronic pain therapy.

PRP Treatments Near Me

If you have been searching for PRP treatment options, Chronic Care of Richmond is the provider near you that you can count on. Our current PRP therapies include:

  • Microneedling + PRP - for improvement to fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, sun damage, uneven complexion and sagging skin.
  • Hair Restoration - for both men and women, our hair restoration therapy using PRP can enhance the count and thickness of hair.
  • O-Shot® and P-Shot® - Sexual Wellness for both men and women, PRP therapy has been shown to enhance overall sexual wellness and improve sexual enjoyment.

If you have any questions about PRP or related chronic pain therapies, feel free to contact us today.

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As chronic pain specialists, we provide proven alternative treatment options. Our goal is to help you avoid unnecessary surgery and medications.

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Our procedures require no medication or recovery time. Most in-office procedures are 30 minutes or less.

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Unlike medications that mask symptoms, we address the root of your issues, providing long term results and allowing your body to heal and, in some cases, regenerate.

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The treatments we offer are non-invasive and safe and have little to no side effects.

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Our mission is to provide our community with cutting-edge regenerative practices to address your chronic pain and promote healing.

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Our staff is knowledgeable and caring. Through follow-ups after your procedures, we are with you through every step of your healing process.

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Chronic Care of Richmond, Dr. Bryant Snyder
Chronic Care of Richmond, Jenneane Snyder
Chronic Care of Richmond, Trish Gibbs
Chronic Care of Richmond, Abby M. Rickel
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We're value-driven and results-oriented. Our best endorsement is from our own patients!

Very pleasant and knowledgeable staff and doctor. Very well organized, and they explain everything in detail. I look forward to starting the treatment.
— Zrinka Orr
Posted March 17th 2023
Extremely informative presentation. I learned so much and appreciate the time they spent explaining the program to me.
— Reid Sowder
Posted March 15th 2023
Excellent customer Service Was seen right away. Staff was friendly and attentive.
— Patricia McClain
Posted February 10th 2023
Very personable and good communicators … looking forward to the next step
— Mark Teachey
Posted February 3rd 2023
Excellent program that actually works. The counselors are supportive and full of information. 10 out of 10
— Natalie Goulet
Posted January 31st 2023
Life changing!!
— Stan Andrewski
Posted January 27th 2023
I had been having chest pain for over a year, I had been to multiple doctors/chiropractors, multiple specialists and had gotten no help or progress. My neighbor recommended chronic care of Richmond and I figured why not. Doctor Snyder did not disappoint. He instantly recognized the root of the problem and started worki...
— Jonathan Hartman
Posted January 21st 2023
Everyone at Chronic Care is very friendly and eager to help in any way they can. We come all the way from Florida to see Dr Snyder. His knowledge and expertise are not to be matched. We are so thankful for Chronic Care!!
— Teresa Hogge
Posted December 25th 2021
Staff was professional, friendly and knowledgeable about the testing that would take place and my concerns. They didn't rush me through the process. It appeared they were interested in minimizing my complaints.
— Linda McClenic
Posted January 6th 2023
Very professionaland friendly!
— David Beaver
Posted January 5th 2023
Excellent and knowledgable team! I had regenerative medicine including PRP (platelet rich plasma) in both knees in November of 2020. I learned about this procedure through my work with the Snyders. I had the opportunity to attend multiple seminars and meet several of his other patients. I have had knee problems since t...
— Trish Gibbs
Posted January 20th 2020
I can’t say enough about the revelation I had about all the contrary eating habits I have developed in my lifetime. I now know what healthy eating is, I know how to choose foods that taste good and are good for me, and I’ve learned to be more patient in the kitchen. Chronic Care of Richmond makes loosing weight a j...
— Dorothy Jones
Posted December 5th 2022
Dr Bryant has kept me on the field playing softball for many years. 15 or so Years ago we played softball together he noticed I was having problems with my knee or so I thought it was my knee, until he told me my hips were out of alignment. I was skeptical as that seemed to not make sense to me. He started treating me...
— Randy Riley
Posted July 26th 2021
Amazing team and they detailed the process up front! Looking forward to working on a game plan for my aches and pains!!
— Jamal Thomas
Posted December 2nd 2022
Always friendly, helpful and efficient. It’s great to have very little wait time. Most days I’m in-and-out in 15 minutes.
— Dawnna Ammons
Posted December 1st 2022
Informed, compassionate care.
— Theresa Terri Sammons
Posted November 28th 2022
Amber was wonderful in explaining everything about the program. I can’t wait to see my results.
— Chris Comer
Posted October 27th 2022
Everything they shared was helpful to me & I appreciate all the help she had helped me while I was there in the office 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
— Jesse Bias
Posted October 19th 2022
Very attentive to all of my needs. Very thorough explanation of neuropathy and realistic solutions.
— Doug Sutton
Posted October 2nd 2022
Went to them for back pain and they worked magic on it. Everyone there are great.
— Gregory Bliss
Posted September 28th 2022