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Joint Preservation

Joint Preservation, Regenerative Medicine, and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Dr. Burns has utilized PRP (platelet rich plasma) for therapeutic indications in Austin and Central Texas for over 15 years. Using each patient’s individual blood products, Dr. Burns is able to treat a variety of orthopedic injuries and degenerative conditions, both surgically and non-surgically. These treatments represent the most minimally invasive, non-surgical applications supporting the body’s regenerative abilities to heal damaged joint cartilage, muscles, ligaments and tendons.

Call 512-329-6644 ext. 234 to schedule your PRP consultation with Dr. Burns today!

During your visit with Dr. Burns, ask about alternatives to surgical intervention for arthritis or injury to see if PRP is right for you. By doing so, you may avoid the lengthy downtime and painful rehabilitation that follows invasive surgery.

The following is a non-inclusive representation of the conditions that can be treated with PRP (after consultation with Dr. Burns):

  • Knee:
    • Arthritis
    • Ligament sprains (MCL, ACL, LCL, PCL)
    • Tendonopathy (Hamstring, Quadriceps, Patellar)
    • Bursitis
    • Meniscus injuries
    • Patellofemoral syndrome/chondromalacia
  • Hip:
    • Bursitis
    • IT band syndrome
    • Tendonopathy
    • SI joint syndrome/sciatica
  • Shoulder:
    • Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff injuries (tendonitis/tears)
    • Labral tears
    • AC joint sprains
  • Elbow:
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
    • Medial Epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow)
    • Arthritis
    • Instability
  • Ankle and Foot:
    • Arthritis
    • Ligament sprains or tears
    • Peroneal tendonitis
    • Plantar fasciitis
  • Hand and wrist:
    • CMC (carpometacarpal) arthritis and basal joint arthritis
    • TFCC sprain or tear
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Trigger finger

Call 512.329.6644 today!   Most appointments can be scheduled within 24 hours!