#194 Tyna Moore, ND, DC- Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment for Hair Loss, Joint Pain

by Mike Mutzel




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About Tyna Moore, ND, DC

Dr. Moore is recognized as an authority in the application of natural pain solutions and regenerative injection therapies to treat all varieties of musculoskeletal conditions. As both a board certified Naturopathic and Chiropractic physician, she brings a unique perspective and expertise to the diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic conditions.

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Show Notes

00:00 PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) injections is most often a concentrated form of growth factor and is effective because of the application and the cell signaling that occurs within your body.

01:25 Trauma as Therapy: The prolotherapy technique induces trauma throughout the affected area, igniting a modulated inflammatory cascade to increase blood supply..

02:31 Ice & NSAIDS: These shut off the healing cascade.

03:53 Examination of Mike’s Elbow Ligaments and Tendons 45

07:25 PRP Injections for Mike’s Elbow: The appearance of your blood in the tube reveals a great deal about your health and hormone levels.

10:56 The Power Overall Health in Healing: Your health and lifestyle directly impact your blood platelets, stem cells, and growth factors, as well as risk of infection and poor healing.

16:01 Arthritis is an inflammatory metabolic condition of the joint. Joints are their own organ system.

18:18 Bone on Bone: If you load cartilage cells too much, you kill them if you crush them. If you don’t load them at all you kill them. Cartilage cells need some level of use. The only way to get nutrients into a joint and get inflammatory markers out of a joint is through movement.

19:34 Efficacy of Cortisone and Surgery: Over time cortisone destroys your joint and creates instability. A recent study showed that knee meniscal surgery was no more successful than resting.

20:30 Physical Therapy: Internal joint disruption creates aberrant firing patterns in surrounding muscles. Heal the joint first with PRP or stem cells and then utilize PT.

21:16 Resetting Neurological Signaling: Lidocaine and procaine can reset neurological signaling.
(Return to ALL PRP 10:46)

21:55 Mike Gets PRP on His Elbow: It hurt at first, but it was worth it.

26:17 Mike Gets PRP on His Scalp: PRP abates degeneration in joints and hair follicles. PRP is also done on women’s and men’s genitals.

28:44 VEGF/Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor: Using it in high concentrations in PRP help to harness blood flow and regenerate capillaries. VEGF is increased with exercise and downregulated with chronic inflammation.

29:54 Smokers Don’t Heal: Blood flow is altered and eventually their spines crumble.

33:04 Mike Gets PRP on His Achilles.

35:11 Hair Loss in Men and Women: PRP can help at the start of balding, but not long time balding. Women need fewer treatments.

37:25 Limit PRP Regions for a Single Treatment.

    • Great question, would just Google PRP/Prolotherapy in your area and try to vet practitioners from there!

      Hope that helps,


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