Revolutionising Pain Relief: How PRP Therapy Works

Discover the future of pain relief with a groundbreaking approach that’s reshaping how we address discomfort and injury. At My Doctors Clinic, we’re at the forefront of an innovative approach that’s transforming the landscape of pain management—PRP Therapy. This cutting-edge treatment harnesses the body’s own healing powers to provide long-lasting relief from various ailments, marking a significant leap forward in medical science.

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Key Takeaways

  • Innovative Healing: PRP Therapy represents a leap forward in pain management, utilising the body’s own healing mechanisms for tissue repair and inflammation reduction.
  • Broad Applications: From orthopaedics to cosmetic medicine, PRP Therapy offers a versatile treatment option for a variety of conditions, highlighting its flexibility and wide-ranging benefits.
  • Patient-Centred Approach: My Doctors Clinic prioritises a tailored treatment plan, ensuring that PRP Therapy meets the specific needs and goals of each patient for optimal outcomes.
  • Minimal Downtime: As a minimally invasive procedure, PRP Therapy offers the advantage of quicker recovery times compared to traditional surgeries, allowing patients to return to their daily activities sooner.
  • Future of Medicine: Positioned at the forefront of regenerative medicine, PRP Therapy’s ongoing research and development promise even more innovative applications and improved techniques in the future.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy is a revolutionary medical treatment that leverages the natural healing capabilities of the human body to repair damaged tissues, reduce inflammation, and alleviate pain. Unlike traditional pain management strategies that rely on medications or invasive surgery, PRP Therapy offers a promising alternative by stimulating the body’s own regenerative processes. Here’s how it’s changing the game:

Understanding PRP Therapy

At its core, PRP Therapy involves extracting a small sample of the patient’s blood, then processing it in a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets. These platelets are then injected into the injured area, releasing growth factors that promote tissue repair and regeneration.

The Benefits:

  • Natural Healing: Utilises the body’s own mechanisms to facilitate recovery.
  • Minimally Invasive: A non-surgical option that comes with fewer risks and complications.
  • Faster Recovery: Patients often experience quicker healing times compared to traditional methods.

How PRP Therapy is Applied

PRP Therapy finds its application in a variety of medical fields, including orthopaedics, dermatology, and cosmetic medicine. It’s particularly effective in treating conditions like osteoarthritis, tendonitis, and sports injuries, as well as enhancing recovery after surgery.

The Process:

  • Blood Collection: A small amount of blood is taken from the patient.
  • Platelet Concentration: The blood is spun in a centrifuge to isolate platelets.
  • Injection: The concentrated platelets are injected into the affected area.

PRP Therapy: A Closer Look at the Science

Research into PRP Therapy has shown promising results. Studies suggest that the concentration of growth factors in PRP can significantly accelerate the healing process, making it a valuable tool in regenerative medicine.

Integrating PRP Therapy into Your Care Plan

At My Doctors Clinic, we believe in a holistic approach to health care. PRP Therapy is just one of the many innovative treatments we offer to ensure our patients receive the most effective care possible. Our team of experts will work with you to determine if PRP Therapy is the right option for your condition.

Why Choose Us?

Expert Care: Our medical professionals are highly trained in the latest treatments.

Personalised Treatment Plans: We tailor our care to meet your unique needs.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Equipped with the latest technology for the best possible outcomes.

The Science Behind PRP Therapy

PRP Therapy’s mechanism hinges on the premise that blood platelets are a critical component in the body’s natural healing process. These platelets contain growth factors that, when concentrated and administered to an injured area, can significantly accelerate the repair of tissues.

Key Components of PRP:

  • Growth Factors: Proteins that are crucial in the healing of injuries.
  • Cytokines: Small proteins that play significant roles in cell signalling.
  • Platelets: Blood cells that cause blood clots and other necessary growth healing functions.

When these components are concentrated and reintroduced into the body at the site of injury or damage, they facilitate a more robust healing response, reducing the time it takes for tissues to heal and reducing the overall recovery period for patients.

Real-World Applications of PRP Therapy

The versatility of PRP Therapy has seen its application spread across various medical disciplines. Here are a few areas where it’s making a difference:

  • Orthopaedics: For joint injuries and degenerative conditions like osteoarthritis, PRP Therapy can reduce pain and improve joint function.
  • Sports Medicine: Athletes are turning to PRP Therapy to shorten their recovery time from sports-related injuries.
  • Cosmetic Medicine: In aesthetic treatments, PRP is used to promote skin rejuvenation and hair growth.

This broad applicability underscores PRP Therapy’s role as a cornerstone in the future of regenerative medicine, offering hope and improved outcomes for patients facing a variety of health challenges.

The Patient Experience

Undergoing PRP Therapy at My Doctors Clinic is designed to be a seamless and comfortable experience. From the initial consultation to follow-up, our patients are supported by a dedicated team of professionals committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes.

The Steps Involved:

  • Consultation: An initial meeting to discuss your health concerns and evaluate if PRP Therapy is suitable for you.
  • Preparation: Guidance on how to prepare for the procedure to ensure its effectiveness.
  • Procedure: A straightforward process involving blood draw, platelet concentration, and the injection itself, all completed within a single visit.
  • Aftercare: Comprehensive aftercare advice to maximise the therapy’s benefits and manage any discomfort.

Our approach is patient-centred, ensuring that you are informed and comfortable throughout your journey to recovery.

Tailoring PRP Therapy to Individual Needs

One of the strengths of PRP Therapy is its adaptability. The treatment can be customised to meet the specific needs of each patient, taking into account the nature of their condition, their overall health, and their treatment goals.

This personalised approach not only enhances the effectiveness of the therapy but also aligns with our broader philosophy of providing care that acknowledges the unique circumstances of every patient we serve.

The Future of PRP Therapy

The field of regenerative medicine is rapidly evolving, with PRP Therapy at the forefront of this transformation. Ongoing research is continuously uncovering new applications and refining techniques to enhance the efficacy of this treatment.

As we look to the future, the potential for the healing powers of Platelet Rich Plasma to change lives is immense. Its ability to harness and amplify the body’s natural healing processes opens up exciting possibilities for treating a wide range of conditions, further reducing reliance on more invasive procedures and long-term medication use.

Why Trust My Doctors Clinic for Your PRP Therapy

Choosing where to receive PRP Therapy is a significant decision. At My Doctors Clinic, we pride ourselves on being leaders in the field of regenerative medicine, offering:

  • Expertise: Our team includes medical professionals who specialise in PRP Therapy, ensuring you receive care from experts who are deeply knowledgeable about the procedure.
  • Innovation: We stay on the cutting edge of medical advancements to bring our patients the most effective treatments available.
  • Compassionate Care: Our commitment to your wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do. We strive to create a supportive environment where you feel valued and understood.


At My Doctors Clinic, we’re dedicated to offering the most advanced treatments to help our patients lead pain-free lives. PRP Therapy represents a significant advancement in pain management, providing a natural, effective option for those seeking relief. If you’re struggling with pain, we encourage you to get in touch with us to learn more about how PRP Therapy can help you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Early signs include new growths or sores that won’t heal, changes in existing moles or spots, such as changes in colours, size, or shape, and any itching, tenderness, or pain in these areas.

Patients may experience mild discomfort during the injection, but this is generally well-tolerated.

Results can vary, but many patients report improvements within a few weeks of treatment.

PRP Therapy is considered safe, with the most common side effects being temporary pain or swelling at the injection site.

The number of treatments varies depending on the individual’s condition and response to therapy.

Coverage varies by provider and policy. We recommend consulting with your insurance company.

Podiatrist Paul Clarke

Paul Clarke is a Podiatrist who specialises in the treatment and rehabilitation of pain in the foot, ankle and lower limb. Paul has worked amongst multidisciplinary clinical settings including GP’s, Podiatric Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons & Specialists, Chronic disease specialists and Podiatrists who specialise in Biomechanics and orthoses manufacturing and modifications. Paul is a graduate of the University of Newcastle, New South Wales.

Paul has a reputation for being particularly skilled and precise with a scalpel. His professional clinical interests include but are not limited to:

  • Toe nail surgeries (both PNA/TNA with matrix phenolisation). Toe and nail pathologies (Elongated nails, toe and nail deformity and fungal nail infections).
  • Achilles Tendonopathies (Trained in shockwave therapy). Heel pain (Plantar fasciitis, fat pad atrophy, nerve entrapment, apophysitis and osteochondrosis)
  • Ankle pathologies (Sprains, nerve impingements and tarsal coalitions)
  • Forefoot pathologies (Forefoot deformities/pain, Morton’s neuroma, bursitis, bunions and arthritis). Mid foot pathologies (Osteoarthritis and Tibial Post dysfunction/adult acquired flatfoot deformity)
  • Hip and lower back pain from mal foot alignment and tibial/femoral torsion
  • Paediatrics (Wart debridement, developmental growth milestones, orthotics, general assessments and deformities of the lower limb)
  • Diabetic assessments and education
  • Biomechanics and orthoses manufacturing and modifications (Custom and off the shelf devices and biomechanical assessments).


Paul Clarke forms a great asset to any multidisciplinary clinical team. Renowned for his kind and warm nature, Paul tends to build great rapport with patients and medical professionals alike.

Physiotherapist Patrick Harrington

Patrick Harrington Physiotherapist, B Ex Sc, M Phty Patrick has a strong interest for learning about the human body and educating on the best ways to ensure successful rehabilitation when injured.

Patrick graduated Griffith University with a Bachelor in Exercise Science, followed by a Masters in Physiotherapy degree. With a background in competitive surf-lifesaving and swimming, he has a passion for treating and educating on injuries relating to the musculoskeletal system. Patrick approaches each individual patient by educating and empowering them, in order to achieve the best health outcomes possible.

Patrick’s professional interests include:

Musculoskeletal Injuries: Treating areas including shoulders, neck & lower back, ankles, hips, and wrists, by creating programs containing manual therapy and exercises to benefit each individual patient.

Cardiorespiratory Conditions: Education and use of a variety of breathing techniques, as well as walking programs to obtain the best health outcomes.

Neurological Conditions: Retraining of gait, developing muscle strength, and developing a specific program in order to restore deficits as much as possible.

Dietitian Kailey Henry

Kailey has a passion for food and learning how nutrients interact and influence the health of our bodies.
Kailey graduated with a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics from Griffith University on the Gold Coast, and has since been sharing her passion and expertise within the community through individual consultations and group education. Kailey takes a holistic and individualized approach to nutrition, with a focus on empowering each individual to make positive, lifelong lifestyle changes through achievable goals.

Kailey’s professional interests include, but are not limited to:

  • Paediatric nutrition and pregnancy/breastfeeding
  • Education & strategies for fussy eaters, faltering growth, meeting key nutrition recommendations for conception, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Chronic disease management
  • Nutritional management of diabetes, cholesterol health, cardiovascular disease, COPD, renal disease and liver disease.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Minimising abdominal discomfort, improving altered bowel habits, education on food choices for self-management.

Dr Day Hong Ma

Qualifications: Currently registered in the Medical Council of Australia as a Vocational Registered GP and Specialist General Surgeon. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery University of Adelaide, South Australia MBBS. Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and London Master degree in Skin Cancer Medicine in University of Queensland. Extensive experience in various aspects of General Practice. In the past I have been a Senior Lecturer of the University of Queensland and Assistant Professor of Bond University involving teaching medical students. I was a supervisor for the Royal Australasian College of General Practice, involved in training junior GP. I also trained many Overseas Trained Doctors. At the present time I am a GP with the following special interests : 1. Skin Cancers skin cancer checks with Mol Max and dermoscopy. I was awarded a Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy from the International Dermoscopy Society surgical excisions of complex skin cancers ( sun cancers and melanomas ) non surgical approach to some skin cancers and precancerous lesions such as Photo Dynamic Therapy and cautery and curettage. 2. Cosmetic Medicine This includes micro needling, platelet rich plasma, and injectables such as fillers and neuromuscular modulators. I have completed the training course under the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and Australian Skin Skills Education and Training. Dr Ma also speaks Chinese Mandarin

Dr Greeshma Tummala

I am overseas trained GP and practiced for more than 5 years in India although completed AMC licensing exam here. In India, I have practiced in all aspects of general practice.

My areas of Interest are: Women’s Health, cervical cancer screening, Antenatal Care, Child Immunisations, Chronic Disease Management, Implanon Insertion and Removal, Mental Health, Pregnancy Counselling, Travel Vaccinations, Women’s Health, Medicinal Treatment.

Dr. Tariq Hayat Jamaldini

Qualifications: MBBS, AMC Certified, FRACGP, Fellowship Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Speaks: English, Balochi, Brahui, Hindi, and Urdu

Dr. Tariq Hayat Jamaldini is a highly experienced General Practitioner (GP) / Family Medicine Physician with a distinguished career spanning over 20 years in the field of healthcare. Renowned for his profound knowledge, comprehensive and compassionate approach, Dr. Tariq Jamaldini ensures that every family member, from infants to seniors, receives the individualised care they deserve. With a strong commitment to promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of his patients, Dr. Tariq Hayat Jamaldini has solidified his reputation as a trusted healthcare professional in the community. His medical practice is built on a foundation of integrity, empathy, and a genuine desire to improve the lives of those he treats. Through his dedication to continues learning and clinical excellence, he has expertly diagnosed, treated, and managed a wide range of health conditions, placing him at the forefront of Family Medicine.

Areas of Expertise:

Dr. Tariq Jamaldini’s diverse expertise encompasses various areas of medicine, making him a well-rounded practitioner capable of addressing a wide range of patient needs. His dedication to improving the health and well-being of his patients continues to be the driving force behind his successful medical career. 

  • General Practice: Tariq Hayat Jamaldini is a trusted General Practitioner (GP) who focuses on providing a wide range of general medical services to patients of all ages. Whether you need preventive care, health assessments, or treatment for common illnesses, you can trust Dr. Jamaldini to deliver compassionate and personalized healthcare with his holistic approach.  
  • Cosmetic Medicine: Dr Tariq Hayat Jamaldini has been actively involved in performing cosmetic procedures since 2009. His interest in cosmetic medicine reflects his belief in the importance of helping patients look and feel their best. His expertise in cosmetic procedures, such as anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, PRP injections, allows him to provide patients with safe and effective solutions to enhance their appearance and boost their confidence.
  • Skin Cancer: Tariq Jamaldini takes a proactive approach to skin cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. His comprehensive knowledge of skin cancer, coupled with his skill in performing screenings and providing treatment options, has saved many lives. 
  • Medicinal Prescriber: Tariq Jamaldini is a certified and authorized specialist prescriber for medicinal, helping patients manage chronic pain and various medical conditions with this alternative therapy. His thorough understanding of the medical benefits of ensures that patients receive the best possible care. 
  • Men’s Health: Tariq Jamaldini understands the unique healthcare needs of men and provides specialized services tailored to men’s health concerns. Whether its addressing issues related to prostate health, sexual health, hormonal imbalances, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculations, hair loss or overall wellness, Dr. Jamaldini is here to support men in their healthcare journey.
  • Opioid Dependence Treatment: Dr Tariq Jamaldini has been a licensed opioid prescriber with Queensland Opioid Treatment Program since 2013. During this time, he has successfully treated and stabilized a significant number of patients who were struggling with opioid dependency. If you or a loved one is facing the challenges of opioid addiction, Dr. Jamaldini provides compassionate and evidence-based treatment choices. His steady dedication is focused on assisting individuals in their journey to overcome addiction and reclaim their health and overall well-being.

Dr Tariq Hayat Jamaldini dedication to providing high-quality healthcare, combined with his multifaceted expertise, makes him a respected and valued member of the medical community. His patients appreciate his unwavering commitment to their well-being and the comprehensive care he provides across various medical disciplines.

Book an online appointment or call: 07 55922299

Dr Altaf Latif Ayyaril

General Practitioner, Male, MBBS, AMC, Fellowship Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.Speaks Malayalam, and English  Dr Altaf Latif Ayyaril is a vocationally qualified and experienced General Practitioner from India having completed his Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, India in 2002. He started his medical career in various medical facilities in Kerala, India. He moved to Australia in 2007 and commenced working at Alice Springs Hospital, NT. He has since worked in hospitals in Melbourne, Gold Coast, Toowoomba and commenced General Practice in 2016 in Kilcoy QLD followed by North Stradbroke Island and Beaudesert. He was awarded a Fellow of the Royal Australia College of General Practitioners in 2021. Dr Altaf has special interests in Chronic Disease Management, Acute Management and Mental health amongst other areas of General Practice. He also performs skin cancer checks and minor skin procedures. Dr Altaf speaks Malayalam in addition to English.  

Areas of interest:

  • General Family Medicine
  • Mens health
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health assessments
  • Mental health
  • Skin cancer Checks
  • Minor surgical procedures.

Dr Paul Fisher

Diploma of the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (Dip RACOG) Dr.Fisher qualified as a Pharmacist before completing a medical degree at The University of Tasmania. After working in hospitals & General Practice in Tasmania & Queensland, He commenced work at My Doctors Clinic (formerly The Day & Night Medical Centre) 20 years ago. He is a Medical Officer in The Air Force Reserve & has worked as a Doctor for the Defence Department over the past 30 years. Paul is interested in all areas of General Practice with a special interest in Mental Health (He is a Doctor for Beyond Blue), Obstetrics (Maternity) & Diabetes.