The PRP SHOT | PRP ED Therapy for UT Men
Erectile dysfunction is fairly common, affecting almost 50% of men over the age of 50.
Left untreated, it can have a big impact on a man’s sexual relationship, confidence, and over all wellbeing. There are options that can help! Platelet rich plasma (PRP) penile injections is a new regenerative treatment option for erectile dysfunction now available in Millcreek UT at Aviva Woman Medical Spa and Hormone Clinic.
Platelet Rick Plasma or PRP injections have been used with great success in areas such as plastic surgery recovery, orthopedics, and sports medicine. While the PRP Shot for penile injections is still considered an experimental treatment according to the 2018 Erectile Dysfunction guideline by American Urological Association, promising scientific studies indicate the use of PRP to help erectile tissues and circulation.
How the PRP Shot Works
Platelet rich plasma injection is a simple and near painless procedure which uses platelet rich plasma (PRP) drawn from your own blood to treat erectile dysfunction.
Platelets posses a variety of growth factors and substances with reparative and healing properties. There is promising scientific date that shows the potential ability and safety of PRP therapy in improving the health and functioning of erectile tissue.
PRP therapy is a well-tolerated procedure that usually has no impact on your medications or health conditions.
The Providers at Aviva Woman are pleased to be able to offer this new treatment to Salt Lake City men who could potentially benefit from this treatment.
The PRP ED Treatment Procedure at Aviva Woman
The platelet rich plasma injection is made from drawing two vials of the individual’s own blood and placed in a centrifuge to separate the platelets.
These platelets are carefully extracted from the vials and used for the PRP injection.
The penile injection delivers several different growth factors which stimulate the cells, collagen and blood vessels to rejuvenate tissue.
PRP injections could be an excellent alternative for men who are not able to receive or interested in pharmaceuticals for sexual function.
What to Expect During Your Visit
Prior to your visit we have you fill out a health history form online and all your consent forms so you are all ready when you come to our office.
When you arrive, a member of our team will take you to the treatment where the blood is drawn, processed, and the injection is performed. The entire process will take roughly 30 minutes.
You will be instructed to remove your clothing from waist down and lie on the table in preparation for the injections.
We will apply a numbing cream to the genital area. Following the topical numbing cream, the provider may inject the penis with a local anesthetic.
Once the area is numb, the provider injects the PRP along the shaft and the glans of the penis.
The injections take about 5 minutes and the procedure is complete.
Potential Benefits of PRP Injections for ED Treatment
The biggest benefit of a PRP injection is that this simple injection uses your own blood plasma.
Increased sensation and pleasure.
Restored intimacy in relationships
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The Journal of Sexual Medicine 2017: Combined Treatment of Injecting Platelet Rich Plasma With Vacuum Pump for Penile Enlargement.
Investigative and Clinical Urology 2018: Investigative and Clinical Urology 2018: Safety and feasibility of platelet rich fibrin matrix injections for treatment of common urological conditions.