the first program of its kind combining two proven techniques for repair and pain relief all in one.

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Opti_docsOpti-Heal the first program of its kind combining two proven techniques for repair and pain relief all in one.

About the procedures; PRP and Prolotherapy

Platelet Rich Plasma

Prolotherapy procedure is the injection of an irritation substance, most commonly used dextrose, in joints, ligaments and tendons in order to promote growth of normal cells and tissues using growth factors and making them stronger, tighter, and more stable. The key is the stimulation of Growth Factors, similar to PRP, to repair, stimulate, and make stronger which ever tissue or joint that has the problem. This procedure has been studied and used successful for over 75 years. This is a great option for patients who cannot have surgery or who do not want surgery and have an alternative treatment.

During the consultation Dr. Nerette will evaluate every patient and recommend which treatment is best for who and for what condition. It is my experience most people are candidates for either our Opti-Heal procedure or either PRP and Prolotherapy alone.

The procedure is painless and you will be able to return to work or home right away. Depending on which procedure we decide to use and area to be treated , it may take 30 minutes to 90 minutes. The average number of procedure depends on the injury and location but for more it may require two to three treatments. Patients usually start to feel better with less pain and improved movement of joint in 6 to 8 weeks; maximum effect in 3 months.

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) procedure is that uses concentrated platelets from your own blood which are your bodies natural stem cells. Stem cells help in repair by stimulating Growth Factors and healing proteins booting your body to heal itself. To create the PRP, a sample of blood is obtained from the patient and placed in a specialized machine that concentrates and separates the important platelets. Local anesthesia is usually used to minimize any discomfort, then small amounts of the platelets are injected in the problematic area. Again great option for most patient to possibly avoid surgery or as an adjunct.

The procedure is also painless, able to go back to work right after the procedure. The procedure usually takes from start to finish around 60 minutes. Depending on the injury and the health of the patient it may require 2 to 4 treatments, yet i have seen patients with significant improvement after one treatment. Patients usually start see improvement in pain at 3 weeks, with maximum effect at month 3.

Both procedures treat from osteoarthritis, rotatory cuff tears, plantar fasciitis, ACL tear, ligament sprains, tennis elbow, ankle sprain, tendinitis, to name a few.

Now imagine combining BOTH procedure in one. For most patients, they see quicker healing and quicker decrease in pain.

To see if your a candidate, please call for a complementary evaluation.

Dr. JC Nerette and Stephanie Muniz Nerette, ARNP look forward to answering your questions and to congratulate you on choosing the Opti-Heal Program.   

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