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Treating Elbow Injuries: PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

May 2, 2024

Golfers and Tennis players know all too well the pain and frustration that come with elbow injuries. These conditions, known as golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis) and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), can be debilitating, impacting not only athletic performance but also everyday activities. At Denville Medical, we offer innovative treatments like Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy to help our patients recover from these injuries more effectively than traditional therapies alone. In this blog, we’ll explore what PRP and Stem Cell Therapy are, their benefits for elbow injuries, and how these treatments surpass regular therapies.

Understanding PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

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Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy:

PRP therapy involves the use of a patient’s own blood to promote healing. A small sample of blood is taken and processed to separate the platelet-rich plasma, which contains growth factors and healing properties. This concentrated PRP is then injected into the injured area to stimulate tissue regeneration and accelerate the healing process.

Stem Cell Therapy:

Stem Cell Therapy utilizes the regenerative properties of stem cells to repair damaged tissue. They can differentiate into various cell types, making them ideal for healing injuries. The stem cells are injected into the injured area to promote the repair response of diseased, dysfunctional or injured tissue.

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Benefits of PRP and Stem Cell Therapy for Elbow Injuries

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Tissue Regeneration:

PRP and Stem Cell Therapy harness the body’s natural healing processes to promote tissue regeneration. They can stimulate the growth of new, healthy tissue in the affected area, facilitating faster recovery.

Reduced Inflammation:

Inflammation is a common symptom of elbow injuries like golfer’s and tennis elbow. PRP and Stem Cell Therapy can help reduce inflammation, relieve pain and discomfort.

Minimally Invasive:

Both PRP and Stem Cell Therapy are minimally invasive procedures, which means there is less pain and a shorter recovery time compared to traditional surgical treatments.

Long-Term Relief:

PRP and Stem Cell Therapy not only provide relief from pain and inflammation but also offer long-term benefits. These treatments can help prevent recurring injuries and chronic conditions.

Customized Treatment:

PRP and Stem Cell Therapy are tailored to the patient’s unique needs. The treatment can be adjusted to address the severity and location of the injury, ensuring the best possible outcomes.

PRP and Stem Cell Therapy vs. Regular Therapies

Now, let’s compare PRP and Stem Cell Therapy to regular therapies for golf and tennis elbow.

Traditional Therapies:

Regular treatments for elbow injuries often include rest, physical therapy, and over-the-counter pain medications. While these therapies can provide relief, they may not address the root cause of the injury or promote tissue regeneration.

PRP and Stem Cell Therapy:

PRP and Stem Cell Therapy go beyond symptom management. They actively stimulate tissue repair and regeneration, offering long-term relief and addressing the underlying issue. These therapies can also be used in conjunction with other treatments to enhance the overall healing process.

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How PRP and Stem Cell Therapy are Offered at Denville Medical

At Denville Medical, we are committed to providing our patients with the highest standard of care. Our approach to PRP and Stem Cell Therapy for golf and tennis elbow involves the following steps:

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Our experienced medical team conducts a thorough evaluation of the patient’s condition, including a medical history review and a physical examination.

Customized Treatment Plan:

We develop a personalized treatment plan that may include PRP or Stem Cell Therapy, taking into account the patient’s specific needs and the severity of the injury.

Treatment Administration:

The selected therapy, whether PRP or Stem Cell, is administered by our skilled medical professionals in a safe and comfortable environment.

Post-Treatment Care:

We provide guidance on post-treatment care and rehabilitation to maximize the healing process.


We offer ongoing support, monitor progress, and make any necessary adjustments to the treatment plan to ensure the best results.


Elbow injuries like golfer’s and tennis elbow can be frustrating and painful, but there is hope for a faster and more effective recovery. PRP and Stem Cell Therapy offered at Denville Medical provide a path to tissue regeneration and long-term relief. These treatments surpass traditional therapies, addressing the root cause of the injury and helping patients return to their active lives with improved function and reduced pain.

If you’re suffering from elbow pain and seeking a solution that goes beyond temporary relief, don’t hesitate to reach out to our experienced medical team at Denville Medical. We are here to provide you with the personalized care and innovative treatments you need to recover from your elbow injury and regain your quality of life.

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