When amniotic fluid allograft is injected into your area of pain, it begins to work immediately. It’s complex make-up of healing components start to work together to aid in the healing and repair of the targeted site. It is known to contain key growth factors that can stimulate the repair of injured tissue.
Amniotic tissue injections should be considered for joint pain, cartilage defects, sports injuries such as tennis elbow or golfers elbow, and the pain of osteoarthritis.
You may require 1-3 injections per site for this therapy to be effective, but most patients improve after one treatment. The majority of patients can expect a reduction of inflammation within a few days of the injection.
Total healing time is unique to your injury and your body’s recovery process. It can take up to 8 weeks to fully complete.