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PRP Injection Therapy

Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Therapy (PRP) is a treatment used to speed up the healing process of tendon injuries and osteoarthritis naturally without subjecting the patient to risk or surgery. PRP in itself is blood plasma enriched with disk-shaped clear cell fragments known as platelets (hence where the name Platelet Rich Therapy came from).

Many famous athletes such as Tiger Woods, Kobe Bryant, and Hines Ward have undergone PRP Injection Therapy from doctors who work outside Monmouth and Ocean Counties. NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine typically treats patients who reside in Monmouth County, NJ and Ocean County, NJ including the towns of:

  • Aberdeen, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • Jackson, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Manchester, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Monroe, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ

The effectiveness of PRP Injection Therapy as a healing therapy is dependent upon each patient. While still in the experimental stages, we’ve seen many athletes get PRP Injection Therapy and return to activities with their tissues healed a few weeks following the procedure.

How Does it Work?

Platelet Rich Plasma has been shown to increase the speed of the natural healing process by an unusually fast degree. PRP has also been proven successful in healing otherwise difficult to treat ailments.

When blood cells are concentrated and then injected into a given area of the body, those cells get to work by building structures and rebuilding weakened systems. Nothing extra is added, and PRP uses a patient’s own blood, so they are little chances of a transmissible infection or allergic reaction. PRP can be utilized for a variety of applications from tendonitis treatment to chronic back pain.

What Is The PRP Treatment Process Like?

After you meet with a pain management specialist, he or she will go over treatment options, and then you can elect to have PRP injections. Once it’s decided, you’ll schedule another appointment. PRP Therapy is an outpatient operations and takes about 45 to 90 minutes to complete. Only an experienced doctor should perform the injections because PRP Therapy requires a precise injection.

When you come into any of our offices—whether it’s the one in JacksonPoint Pleasant, Barnegat, Manchester, Aberdeen, Tinton Falls or Lakewood — you will need to fill out a few pages of paperwork and afterwards a nurse will guide you to your procedure room. A doctor will then meet with you and check to make sure that you are healthy enough to undergo the injections.

Once the doctor deems you fit to undergo the procedure, they will begin drawing blood. After the correct amount of blood is drawn, the doctor will process it in a centrifuge machine, concentrating the platelets and disposing of the platelets weak plasma so that only the platelet rich plasma is left.

The platelet-rich plasma is then injected into your body at the site of the pain or ailment. While PRP is not appropriate for herniated disc treatment, it can be effective for a wide variety of other applications.

After injection treatment, patients are advised to take it easy, and not put any strain on the affected joint. Doctors may suggest to apply a cold compress frequently after therapy, to decrease swelling at injection site.

NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine is proud to serve the communities of Marlboro, NJ, Brick, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Glassboro, NJ and Point Pleasant, NJ. To determine if you are a candidate for PRP Injection Therapy at one of our offices in Ocean County, NJ or Monmouth County, NJ, fill out our contact form or call the office closest to you.



Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Aberdeen

    557 South Atlantic Ave.
    Aberdeen, NJ 07747

  • Barnegat

    175 Gunning River Rd.
    Barnegat, NJ 08005

  • Jackson

    728 Bennetts Mills Rd.
    Jackson, NJ 08527

  • Freehold

    501 Iron Bridge Rd, Suite 2
    Freehold, NJ 07728

  • Manchester

    60 Lacey Rd.
    Manchester, NJ 08759

  • Point Pleasant

    1104 Arnold Ave.
    Point Pleasant, NJ 08742

  • Neptune

    4057 Asbury Ave.
    Neptune, NJ 07753

  • Surgery Center

    475 Route 70
    Lakewood, NJ 08701

  • Toms River

    367 Lakehurst Rd.
    Toms River, NJ 08755

  • Lincroft

    5 Swimming River Road
    Lincroft, NJ 07738

  • Rahway

    51082 Saint Georges Ave
    Rahway, NJ 07065

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If you’re looking for a multi-specialty medical group that offers interventional pain management, sports medicine, chiropractic care, acupuncture therapy, physical therapy, and orthopedic surgery, look no further than NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine.

We have eight offices and one ambulatory surgery center (ASC) located in and around Monmouth County, NJ and Ocean County, NJ, and we have many patients that visit us from the following towns:

  • Jackson, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Manchester, NJ
  • Aberdeen, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Monroe, NJ
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • Any many others

Since the beginning, our doctors and staff have been committed to treating patients who suffer from several different types of painful spine, joint, and orthopedic conditions. Furthermore, our goal is not only to reduce pain through physical rehabilitation, therapy, or any of our procedures and treatment options, but to help all of our patients have their functionality and quality of life restored.

Doctors with Superior Medical Knowledge and Compassion

One of the many benefits of choosing NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine is that we only use the most innovative and modern treatment options and procedures. Furthermore, every service and treatment option we offer is available at each of our eleven offices. Therefore, you should expect to receive the treatment you need whether you visit our office in Jackson, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ, Barnegat, NJ, Manchester, NJ, Aberdeen, NJ, Rahway, NJ, or Tinton Falls, NJ. Furthermore, when patients come to one of our offices, they are always greeted with smiles and treated with kindness.

Every member of a team is respectful and empathetic, and will go to great lengths to ensure your pain management needs are addressed. Another reason to choose our medical practice is because our team makes it one of their highest priorities to stay at the forefront of medical research so that they’re offering the best care possible. Lastly, our physicians and staff also make certain that patients have the knowledge they need to help them live pain-free lives.

Comprehensive and Customized Care Provided by NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

While some patients may only require one service and/or treatment option and procedure, others may require customized care plans to help them get back on their feet. After your initial evaluation, your physician will create a custom-tailored treatment plan that they feel will offer you with the pain relief you want. In fact, you should not only expect to be recommended with a treatment plan that will help to reduce and/or eliminate your pain, but one that will aid in increasing your activity level, and reducing the amount of pain medicine you take. In the end, you will be provided with a comprehensive and customized care plan that will greatly improve the quality of your life.

Even though pain is an unavoidable part of life, it doesn’t mean you must suffer from it all throughout your lifetime. To learn more the doctors and staff at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, our pain treatment options and procedures, and our locations in and around Ocean County, NJ, and Monmouth County, NJ, please browse our site. To make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to do so online, or give one of the offices closest to your home in Brick, NJ, Lakewood, NJ, Marlboro, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, or another area a call today.