THE GOAL OF THIS THERAPY IS INTENTIONAL, TARGETED INFLAMMATION AT A POINT OF INJURY OR DESIRED AREA OF REPAIR.
What is the procedure like?
The Nutrient Injection therapy is relatively simple and can be completed within an hour. We collect the nutrients by drawing a small amount of your blood, putting into an FDA cleared device, placing it in a centrifuge and spinning it until the platelets separate from the blood. We keep the plasma and we don’t use the red blood cells. Once the nutrients are separated, they are then transferred to a syringe for injection. We add an activation agent that stimulates the platelets and acts as a scaffold so where we treat your body, the nutrients stay and do not disperse. This allows the healing cascade to be focused in a specific area.
Since the nutrients are a thin serum, it is able to be placed in a narrow needle and therefore is virtually painless. It is then injected into the areas of concern to begin the regeneration of the skin and smooth out wrinkles. It can be administered to as many areas as desired. For our Nutrient Facial, nutrients are applied topically and induced into the skin in-conjunction with a micro-needling treatment. Microscopic needles are used to puncture the dermis, utilizing the skin’s own healing response and, in turn, triggering the production of new collagen. With the micro-needling technique, the nutrient’s restorative properties are introduced deep within the tissue and produces rapid and pronounced improvement of skin texture and tone.
THE RESULT IS STIMULATION OF THE BODY’S NATURAL ABILITY TO HEAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL REPAIR.
NUTRIENT INJECTION THERAPY
Nutrient Injection therapy is an advanced treatment physicians have used to help repair damaged or injured tissues in the body. This minimally invasive procedure helps initiate the restorative process by utilizing the growth factors that platelets are known to contain. Nutrient Injection therapy is autologous, meaning it is derived from the patient, therefore reducing the risk of rejection or allergic reaction.
The human body is a highly resilient system, able to heal itself in ways that can often seem like magic. Sometimes our body needs help in certain places where it has reduced blood flow and therefore our system sees no need for healing at all. Examples of these circumstances can be scars on your face or body, sun damaged skin around your eyes, translucency on the back of your hands, loose skin and wrinkles around your mouth or injuries to the knee or shoulder.
Nutrient Injection is a procedure that uses your own blood to repair your cells. Nutrient Injection has proven it’s effectiveness at addressing aesthetic issues, hair rejuvenation and orthopedic repairs. Since your own blood has amazing healing properties, this treatment has revolutionized the recovery time of joint and tendon injuries and the reversal of skin aging.
Nutrient Injection treatment is not as new as you may think. It has been used by oral surgeons to assist the healing process following oral and maxillofacial reconstructive procedures. Plastic surgeons utilize this procedure to promote healing after facial surgery, and cardiologists after open heart operations to prevent blood loss. Now, it is a very common procedure in sports medicine used to treat tendon injuries, sprains and tears of the muscles, and ligament injuries.
Over the past decade Nutrient Injections have become more popular when used to restore skin tissues under the eyes, around the jawbone and mouth, under the chin, on the neck, smoker’s lines on the upper lip and many more.
HOW THIS REVOLUTIONARY PROCESS WORKS
Nutrient Injections are actually blood plasma containing a concentrated amount of platelets and other vital growth factors. The platelets are the most important part of this procedure, these are what contain growth factors and bioactive and signaling proteins. The bioactive, or healing proteins, are what begin the repair and restore tissue. This is especially effective in stimulating healing in the meniscus, bone, cartilage, and rotator cuff tissue, as well as developing new blood vessels and acting as an anti inflammatory and pain reliever
The Nutrients are highly beneficial for increasing collagen formation, skin tightening, connective tissue restoration, and skin thickness rejuvenation. When used in conjunction with Collagen Restore Therapy it is ideal for any wrinkling or sagging in the forehead, eye, chin, cheek, neck, or chest areas, and for the hands.
Nutrient Injection’s growth factors activate cells in the body to prepare for the healing and generation of new capillaries and collagen in the skin. In addition, the platelets initiate hemostasis (the stopping of bleeding) and balance the inflammatory response which is necessary during the healing process. Growth factors target specific cells to stimulate healing activities, which is why this treatment can effectively be applied to centralized areas.