How Do I Know Which I Should Get, Prp Or Platelet-rich Fibrin (PRF)?


A common question in the world of platelet-rich therapy is which technique should be used. There are a number of factors that will help you decide, but most importantly it needs to be an educated decision based on your situation and goals for treatment.

PRP may or may not work better than Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) depending on where you live, what type of injury you have, your age and more. Understanding this difference can impact your choice as well as how much progress is made over time with either option. What does each offer? Let’s take a look at both types so we know what to expect when choosing between them!

  • Platelets are tiny parts inside our blood stream that help heal injuries. Platelet Rich Fibrin is a type of platelets that are taken from the blood and concentrated in an area where they can be used for healing purposes.
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a type of treatment that uses concentrated platelets taken from the blood. PRP is used to heal injuries and may provide pain relief, reduce inflammation and promote muscle repair due to injury or surgery, as well as improve range of motion.
  • Certain treatments require more than one session before you’ll see significant improvement but with enough time there should be some relief on top of any other benefits mentioned above! You might need anywhere from six-eight sessions at home between two weeks up until five months for it to show its full potential depending on your needs and what was done during your treatment process.

If you have questions about how many sessions you will need please contact your doctor for more guidance!

How Does Microneedling With PRF Rejuvenate Facial Skin?

Microneedling with PRF is the latest and most advanced non-surgical treatment for rejuvenating facial skin. It's a quick, easy procedure that can be done in your doctor’s office or dermatologist’s office and takes only about an hour to complete. And it provides immediate results! Microneedling with prf offers these benefits:

  • Clinically proven ingredients 

The active ingredient in our microneedles is platelet rich plasma (PRP). This means that you get all of the clinical benefits of traditional microneedling without any need for surgery! Plus, they use  autologous PRP which minimizes side effects from medication sensitivities since there are no added medications involved.

  • Increased skin collagen 

Microneedling gets rid of old and damaged cells on your face to allow new ones to grow back with increased levels of collagen production. In many cases, this can make lines and wrinkles look much less pronounced or even disappear completely.

  • Get rid of old and damaged cells on your face to allow new ones to grow back with increased levels of collagen production

In many cases, this can make lines and wrinkles look much less pronounced or even disappear completely.

  • Rejuvenates skin 

Microneedling with PRF rejuvenates your facial skin by stimulating collagen production in the dermis layer of your face to help plump up sagging areas. A side effect is that it also helps combat acne because it gets rid of clogged pores from oil buildup on top of dead cells which leads to breakouts.

  • Increases circulation 

Microneedling with PRF helps you get younger-looking skin by increasing your blood flow and making it easier for oxygen and other nutrients to reach the dermis layer of your face where they are needed most.

  • Increase Less wrinkles, lines, acne scars, brown spots, redness from rosacea or sun damage 

These are all signs that our facial skin is ageing prematurely. A side effect of this process is that as we age collagen production slows down in the body so while new cells grow back slowly older ones die off at an even slower pace causing premature aging on top of any previous surgical procedures like facelifts or Botox injections.

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Do You Need Help Recovering From An Injury With Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF)?

Atlas Health Medical Group in Gilbert, Arizona specializes in providing Naturopathic / Functional Medicine to the East Valley including Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, San Tan and Queen Creek. Pain can come from many sources, but when you visit our comprehensive Naturopathic pain management clinic we’ll have a treatment approach tailored to your specific cause of pain as well as addressing contributing factors such as diet, lifestyle and other medical conditions. We are led by top-rated physicians well-versed in treating Athletic injuries using Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF). We pride ourselves on setting the standards of patient care and result-driven treatments.  Our patients return to health and live the life they intended.  Contact us today for your first appointment!

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