Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy for Athletes

June 14, 2018


PRP treatments at NovaGenix has successfully treated professional athletes, martial artists, recreation league amateurs and more to help heal their chronic pain and acute sports injuries.

We were recently featured in the very popular MMA website Sherdog for our experience and expertise and providing platelet rich plasma for MMA fighters and professional athletes as well as various combat sports participants. Having treated Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belts, world champions, boxers, UFC fighters as well as NCAA wrestlers, and other athletes, we are one of the foremost experts on PRP therapy around.  Check out the piece here. or platelet rich plasma is the concentration of platelets derived from a patient’s whole blood sample. After it is placed in the centrifuge, we remove the red blood cells and spin the platelet plasma solution an additional time and extract the placement poor solution. We are left with a highly concentrated sample of PRP which has a higher concentration of growth factors then what would appear in a whole blood sample. Platelets usually average hundred 40,000 to 400,000 units per microliter in human blood samples whereas we bring that concentration up to about 1.8 million units per microliter. Learn more about PRP therapy here: colleges in nature PRP has several types of growth factors insider keens which have been shown to stimulate the healing of soft tissue and joints in the human body. There’s several indications for PRP to be used in sports medicine and orthopedic‘s for condition such as muscle strains, tendinopathy and muscle fascial injuries as well as bursitis, tendinitis, arthritis and osteoarthritis. We also use PRP in treatments for cosmetic procedures such as skin rejuvenation and hair loss treatments.

To learn more about PRP and NovaGenix please send us an email or call 561-277-8260. We have locations in both Jupiter and Fort Lauderdale. At 609 N. Hepburn ave. Jupiter, Florida 33458 and 2740 E Oakland Park Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306


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This subsequent lab panel is necessary for males undergoing Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) through NovaGenix Health and Wellness. It allows physicians to assess the patient's response to prescribed medications, covering sex hormone levels, thyroid function, adrenal health, hematocrit, and liver and kidney function. The panel includes tests such as:

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
  • Testosterone (Free and Total)
  • Estradiol Sensitive
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
  • Prostate Specific Antigen

Each test serves a specific purpose in monitoring overall health and treatment effectiveness. When required, Dr Mackey may require LH and FSH (Luteinizing hormone, follicle stimulating hormone) SHBG (Sex hormone binding globulin) or any other tests which may be important for your health and optimizing your hormones.

The Comprehensive Hormone and Wellness Panel for Women offers a foundational assessment of sex hormones, thyroid function, adrenal health, metabolic activity, and overall well-being. This panel serves as a diagnostic tool for identifying testosterone and estrogen deficiencies, assessing health risks, and detecting potential thyroid issues before considering hormone replacement therapy. Additionally, it includes insights into hematocrit (red blood cell volume), as well as liver and kidney function. The panel encompasses various tests such as:

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC)
  • Complete Metabolic Panel
  • Testosterone (free and total)
  • Estradiol
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
  • Progesterone

When indicated, Dr. Mackey may require additional tests such as Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), and IGF-1 and Cortisol.

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