Chicago Sun-Times : 2020-07-28

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9 suntimes.com | The Hardest-Working Paper in America | Tuesday, July 28, 2020 | ◆ Pain Relief Institute Offers PRP as a substitute to Steroid Injections to Local Residents pressing immune function and also does not negatively affect the integrity of the joint like steroid injections often do. Living with pain can feel like a crippling experience. Nothing is worse than feeling great mentally, but physically feeling held back from life because of knee, hip, shoulder or back pain. PRP is a completely natural biologic that is derived from the patients own blood via a blood draw and takes less than 15 minutes to administer. The average cost of PRP in the Chicagolan­d area is approximat­ely $700. We completely understand the financial impact that COVID-19 has taken on area residents so we are excited to be offering PRP at no cost for qualified patients. As we begin our post COVID-19 stay at home lives many local residents are beginning to resume physical activity like going for walks, going to the gym or playing golf. PRI is here to help get you back in the swing of things quickly and pain free. Additional­ly, many local residents have been forced to postpone their elective surgeries or procedures due to the pandemic. PRI is also proud to be the only group in Chicagolan­d offering regenerati­ve options for back and joint pain that is covered by Medicare and insurance for qualified patients. Through research partnershi­ps with biologics labs and data analysis partnershi­ps, PRI is maintainin­g its mission to stay on the forefront of advanced medicine and to make cutting edge regenerati­ve medicine accessible to Chicago area residents. PRI would like to help, so with the assistance of our research partners and distributo­rs PRI has procured $200,000 in donated Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) kits to aid residents in our community in getting pain relief without the use of steroid injections for joint pain, epidurals for spinal pain and prescripti­on medication. PRP is patient friendly with respect not increasing risk to COVID-19 due to sup- To learn more about the services offered at Pain Relief Institute or to schedule an appointmen­t at one of PRI’s Chicago area clinics or a TeleHealth consultati­on call 312-248-6394. DAVID ROSANIA, MD KHURRAM KAHN, MD Board Certified Pain Management & PM&R Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilita­tion PAIN RELIEF INSTITUTE Leaders in Regenerati­ve Medicine 312-248-6394 Locations throughout Chicagolan­d *Coverage varies by plan and carrier adno=STM0001110­1912526301

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