Regenerative Medicine Injections for Ankle Pain
Stem cells, growth factors and platelets are all integral in healing tissue. When you have an ankle injury, your body uses these substances to repair the tissue damage. Unfortunately, only small amounts are available through the blood supply, which can slow the healing process. One of the innovative interventional treatments we offer at DOCS Health is regenerative medicine injections for ankle pain injuries, available at our clinic in Beverly Hills, CA.
Regenerative medicine uses biological elements from the body to aid in tissue repair. Unlike medications or synthetic biologics that can have adverse reactions, regenerative medicines derived directly from the patient are safer without risk of rejection. Autologous stem cell injections and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections can be used to stimulate healing for ankle pain conditions, reducing the time needed to heal.
Ankle Autologous Stem Cell Injections
Some types of ankle injuries may benefit from stem cell injections. Stem cells can be harvested from the patient and purified for injection into the damaged tissue area. We utilize advanced regenerative medicine techniques and technology to perform these interventional treatments at our state-of-the-art facility. This can include image-guided injections that are precisely placed where needed to stimulate faster healing of an ankle injury.
Ankle PRP Injections
Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, is derived from the blood. The process is expedient – we retrieve a blood sample from the patient and send it through our on-site centrifuge to filter out the platelets and growth factors. This creates a powerful regenerative plasma that has been used for decades to stimulate wound healing. The PRP can be injected directly to the area needed in the ankle to help with conditions such as arthritis, tendonitis and ligament injuries.
If you have a painful ankle condition or injury, regenerative medicine injections may offer relief from pain and promote faster healing. To learn more about our regenerative medicine injections and other interventional pain treatments, contact our team at DOCS Health in Los Angeles, CA, to schedule your ankle pain consultation with one of our pain management specialists.