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PRP therapy involves a simple blood draw. PRP and growth factors are extracted and introduced into penile tissue. The body senses this abnormal level of PRP and growth factor and causes a series of chemical interactions that result in new cell growth, angiogenesis (new circulatory growth) and improvement to nerve function.
There has been no, not one single instance, of PRP Therapy having an adverse or negative reaction. As with any shot, some discomfort and irritation around the site during and after the injection is normal.
Because PRP relies on your body's natural healing ability (nothing is put back into you that didn't originate from you), the timeframe on results varies. Some patients see results immediately after the treatment. Others see results after their second or third treatment. Regardless, TMH provides results. If it takes additional PRP treatments, they provide them at no additional charge*
The benefits of PRP therapy have been well established by numerous clinical-studies and accepted by the medical community. ** Early studies, those conducted prior to 2004, regarding the effectiveness of PRP therapy used inadequate equipment and produced poor quality PRP. This poor research slowed the progress of PRP therapy until 2007, when the number of peer reviewed studies and publications regarding its' effectiveness exploded.
Modern studies have repeatedly concluded that PRP "significantly improve(s) symptoms and function...and allow(s) for fast recovery". Further studies found that the type of centrifuge used and the concentration of PRP dramatically influences the clinical outcome.
In addition to the documented healing benefits of PRP, multiple studies have confirmed that consecutive PRP treatments results in new cell growth, called angiogenesis. In the next section, the most compelling studies on PRP Therapy will be discussed in detail.
This study focused on the effects of PRP as compared to Platelet-Poor Plasma. Interestingly, the study concluded that both had positive outcomes, stating that they both had "significant effect...on VEGFR2 and CD34 expression by human umbilical vein endothelial cells". Human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) are cells derived from the endothelium of veins from the umbilical cord. They are used as a laboratory model system for the study of the function and pathology of endothelial cells (e.g., angiogenesis). This study conclusively demonstrated that PRP, regardless of concentration, has the affect of new cell growth. It is the underlying process that is still unclear, "further studies are needed to clarify the underlying mechanism of these findings to improve the therapeutic effects of PRP".
Perhaps the most conclusive study demonstrating the effectiveness of PRP therapy was a randomized scientific-clinical study conducted by University of Rome Tor Vergata. Researchers focused on the clinical-instrumental evaluation of the effect of PRP in androgenetic alopecia. They concluded that "optimal platelet concentration for the induction of angiogenesis (new vascular cell growth)...was 1.5 million platelets per microliter...the injection of PRP preparations has a positive therapeutic effect on male androgenic alopecia with no major side effects". This echoes many clinical studies that have found PRP therapy strengthens circulation and blood flow by creating new vascular cell growth.
The University of California School of Medicine conducted a study in 2010 that analyzed the effects stem cells from fat tissue have on the penises of diabetic mice. The study concluded that "(stem cells) injected into the penis were effective to improve erectile function and to alter the microarchitecture of the corpus cavernosum...the number of (stem cells) retained in the corpus cavernosum is very small, we postulate that their paracrine function (growth factors), not trans-differentiation (new cell growth)...is responsible for the improvement in penile function". Meaning, the mice had firmer, larger penises that were caused primarily by the same growth factors found in PRP.
The most recent study conducted specifically on PRP therapy's effects regarding penis size, published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, found that 70% of study participants reported increased satisfaction of erection. The study concluded that "penile length and girth enhancement based on our technique of injecting Platelet Rich Plasma...for patients suffering from small penis, severe ED, significant penile shortening with or without Peyronie's disease, is a safe, cheap and effective procedure".
This study is significant because it demonstrated that using a vacuum device after PRP treatment yielded greater results. That is why TMH provides medical penis pumps to every patient that undergoes PRP treatment.
Most providers of PRP treatments charge as much as $3,000 per treatment, with the average somewhere are $2,500. Numerous clinical studies have shown that the PRP is most effective when done in multiple treatments consecutively over a period of months. One treatment, regardless of the marketing promises, is not going to have dramatic and lasting results.
Tennessee Men's Health (TMH) provides high quality PRP treatment plans based on the needs of the patient at an affordable cost. These treatment plans all include multiple PRP treatments. TMH understands that insurance companies generally will not cover PRP therapy, especially regarding men's sexual health. That is why we strive to keep our costs low and our services attainable.
The medical staff and board-certified physicians at TMH have extensive experience treating erectile dysfunction, damage to penile tissue caused by diabetes or heart disease, and penile enhancement with PRP therapy.
The clear majority of PRP providers do so for orthopedic or aesthetic purposes and offer penile PRP treatments on the side. That would be like going to a transmission repair shop to fix your alternator, they can probably do it, but it isn't what they specialize in.
TMH has performed thousands of PRP treatments exclusively for male enhancement. On average our patients increased the overall size of their penises by 20%! There are no guarantees, but TMH is dedicated to ensuring results, even if that means
PRP therapy on penile tissue is proven to increase length and girth (width). Typically, the size of the penis is noticeably larger almost immediately after the first treatment.
TMH's patients have experienced as much as a 20% increase in size and girth of penis by the end of treatment.
TMH treatment plans all include multiple treatments to ensure you get the results you want. Schedule an appointment today.
Multiple PRP treatments have been proven to trigger a process called angiogenesis, which is the creation of new vascular cells. This process reverses the damage that age and medical conditions, like diabetes and heart disease, have had on the blood vessels of the penis.
Healthy, strong blood vessels are what sustains an erection. Not only does PRP provide overall larger erection size, it strengthens the blood vessels needed to keep an erection firm until you and your partner are satisfied.
PRP therapy on penile tissue triggers a stem cell reaction at the site of the concentrated PRP. This stem cell reaction creates new cells growth, which otherwise would not occur, and results in new tissue, blood vessels, and nerves. PRP also causes healing of damaged cells.
These new nerve cells, combined with increased blood flow and growth factors in PRP, restores sensitivity to the penis.
Peyronie's Disease is a condition where plaque or scar tissue accumulates and cause a curvature of the penis. It is common among men suffering with severe ED. Studies have shown that PRP injections soften this plaque and scar tissue and results in a reduction in curvature, completely in some cases.
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