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#1

Screw it. I didn’t get a respond on my thread where it’s posted in the right place, so I’m going to break the rules and post here.

PRP <–== Most of us, including me, raise eye brows when we hear the usage of this therapy for hair loss (with damn good reasons).

But does anyone think it will provide significantly better results for things such as elbow injuries (tendons, ligaments, muscle tears)???

I need to know because I’m about to pay almost $1,200 (per session) to have treated both of my elbows in 3-4 sessions.

So to make this post not seem out of place, I’ll mention HAIR again. If PRP doesn’t work for hair, will it work for anything else^?


#2

» Screw it. I didn’t get a respond on my thread where it’s posted in the
» right place, so I’m going to break the rules and post here.
»
» PRP <–== Most of us, including me, raise eye brows when we hear the usage
» of this therapy for hair loss (with damn good reasons).
»
» But does anyone think it will provide significantly better results for
» things such as elbow injuries (tendons, ligaments, muscle tears)???
»
» I need to know because I’m about to pay almost $1,200 (per session) to
» have treated both of my elbows in 3-4 sessions.
»
» So to make this post not seem out of place, I’ll mention HAIR again. If
» PRP doesn’t work for hair, will it work for anything else^?

No way would I have PRP done on my head or anywhere else. I still don’t understand if its FDA approved, and if it is, where’s the data that proves its efficacy.


#3

@ $1200/session x 4sessions I’d say you have more money than common sense.
Whose the doc? Greco? Are the procedures standard PRP or OROGEN?

» Screw it. I didn’t get a respond on my thread where it’s posted in the
» right place, so I’m going to break the rules and post here.
»
» PRP <–== Most of us, including me, raise eye brows when we hear the usage
» of this therapy for hair loss (with damn good reasons).
»
» But does anyone think it will provide significantly better results for
» things such as elbow injuries (tendons, ligaments, muscle tears)???
»
» I need to know because I’m about to pay almost $1,200 (per session) to
» have treated both of my elbows in 3-4 sessions.
»
» So to make this post not seem out of place, I’ll mention HAIR again. If
» PRP doesn’t work for hair, will it work for anything else^?


#4

lol Lets just say Im desperate to get my elbows fixed. 1 yr and nothing’s worked. I was diagnosed with bad case of Golfer’s Elbows.

I know it’s a crapshoot when it’s used for hair, but Ive never done research if PRPcan be used elsewhere.

It’s the actual PRP. It was between this or Prolotherapy.


#5

» lol Lets just say Im desperate to get my elbows fixed. 1 yr and nothing’s
» worked. I was diagnosed with bad case of Golfer’s Elbows.
»
» I know it’s a crapshoot when it’s used for hair, but Ive never done
» research if PRPcan be used elsewhere.
»
» It’s the actual PRP. It was between this or Prolotherapy.

I got PRP done for my hair. Didn’t work… though I can’t say anything about its use for joints.


#6

Greco? Doesn’t he deal with hair only? It’s a doc at this clinic http://www.semisportmed.com/hm/. It’s a sports medicine and physiotherapy clinic. It’s where I’ll be getting physiotherapy too.

Sorry to hear no positive results surfaced for your on PRP Buckerine.


#7

» Greco? Doesn’t he deal with hair only? It’s a doc at this clinic
» http://www.semisportmed.com/hm/. It’s a sports medicine and physiotherapy
» clinic. It’s where I’ll be getting physiotherapy too.
»
» Sorry to hear no positive results surfaced for your on PRP Buckerine.
Oh, I do have to add that PRP was somewhat successful in decreasing inflammation of my scalp. Before the treatment, my head would itchy badly everyday, but now it doesn’t itchy nearly as much.
So, even though I’m losing a comparable amount of hair, it seems my cutaneous inflammation has been reduced. So, maybe that could mean something for your elbow, if inflammation is a problem.


#8

I still think they’re trying to rip you off. I would email Dr Greco for advice/ costs (grecophd at gmail) before you spend your cash. He trains physicians and staffs how to process and utilize PRP in various applications like , cosmetics, orthobiologic injections, orthopedic surgery, cardiac surgery, Oral surgery, general surgery etc.

He’s also a partner in Orogen (www.orogen.net) which - to my understanding - is a more advanced version of PRP (think PRP + Acell). I don’t think its been tried on hairloss, but it does sound like something that might work more effectively on your elbows. Dr Greco likened this comparison. PRP is like trying to a repair a bridge by throwing bricks at it; Orogen is like building a scaffold before you lay the bricks.

» Greco? Doesn’t he deal with hair only? It’s a doc at this clinic
» . It’s a sports medicine and physiotherapy
» clinic. It’s where I’ll be getting physiotherapy too.
»
» Sorry to hear no positive results surfaced for your on PRP Buckerine.


#9

I too had PRP for my hair. Did absolutely nothing. I would say it will do absolutely nothing for joints either. Don’t waste your money. But despite all of the remarks, my guess is you’ll do it anyways?


#10

» I too had PRP for my hair. Did absolutely nothing. I would say it will do
» absolutely nothing for joints either. Don’t waste your money. But despite
» all of the remarks, my guess is you’ll do it anyways?

Well, the verdict isn’t in yet.


#11

» I still think they’re trying to rip you off. I would email Dr Greco for
» advice/ costs (grecophd at gmail) before you spend your cash. He trains
» physicians and staffs how to process and utilize PRP in various
» applications like , cosmetics, orthobiologic injections, orthopedic
» surgery, cardiac surgery, Oral surgery, general surgery etc.
»
» He’s also a partner in Orogen (www.orogen.net) which - to my understanding
» - is a more advanced version of PRP (think PRP + Acell). I don’t think its
» been tried on hairloss, but it does sound like something that might work
» more effectively on your elbows. Dr Greco likened this comparison. PRP is
» like trying to a repair a bridge by throwing bricks at it; Orogen is like
» building a scaffold before you lay the bricks.
»

Great post dude. I’ll give Greco a shout and read up some on Orogen.