What is the Intra Articular Joint Injection with PRP and Autologous Adipose Stem Cell
This procedure is for joint pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other sports injuries. It combines PRP and ALMI fat stem cells to be injected into the affected joints.
How is the procedure performed?
The procedure is a regular intra articular joint injection, like getting a cortisone or steroid shot. The idea is to rejuvenate the joint space with your body’s growth factor using your platelets and fat stem cells.
What is the recovery time and how painful is the procedure?
There is NO downtime involved here. There may be mild discomfort like any injection.
Who is an ideal candidate?
Patients with sports injuries and osteoarthritis are ideal, but overuse injuries that are work related are good choices too.
What risks and side effects are involved?
The is a very low-risk procedure. No side effects like steroids can cause. PRP and adipose cells are from the actual patient. This means they cannot get a reaction. Aseptic technique is always maintained to avoid infection.
How much does the Intra Articular Joint Injection cost?
Cost varies per joint but the average cost is between $600 and $1200 depending if it’s PRP only or with PRP and adipose fat cell.This procedure is NOT covered by any insurance carrier.