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O Shot in Martinsburg
Put the “OH” Back in Your Sex Life
Sexual health is every bit as important as any other aspect of your health. For women, particularly as they age, sexual health can decline and result in issues such as urinary incontinence, loss of libido, vaginal dryness, and even a loss of sexual responsiveness. This problem becomes especially prevalent in postmenopausal women.
If these issues are all too familiar, the O Shot® may be your solution! Utilizing platelet-rich plasma (PRP) from your own body, the O Shot is a natural solution that provides rejuvenation and increased sexual responsiveness. It can also address urinary incontinence.
What it Treats
Inability or decreased ability to achieve orgasm
Chronic vaginal pain
Pelvic floor weakness
1 hour, most of which is taken up by preparing your PRP
21 years or older
Why try the O Shot® treatment in Martinsburg?
Increased Sexual Responsiveness
By injecting platelet-rich plasma into the clitoris and upper vagina, your body's own growth hormones are able to regenerate the area, decrease dryness, and improve sexual function and pleasure.
Treats Urinary Incontinence
This regeneration also helps treat the symptoms of urinary incontinence in women, including issues with bladder control, leaking, and frequent urination.
Because the treatment utilizes the platelets from your own body, the treatment itself is completely natural and produces long-term results!
The O Shot® Process.
What to Expect?
Before your O Shot treatment in Martinsburg, you'll meet with Dr. Bowen, often along with his Regenerative Medicine nurse, for a consultation. Dr. Bowen learned how to perform this treatment from its inventor, Dr. Charles Runels. Dr. Bowen now teaches other physicians and nurses how to perform the O Shot.
The treatment starts with a blood draw, just like if you were donating blood or getting routine bloodwork. Your blood is then placed in a centrifuge to separate it in to its component parts. The part that we use for this procedure is the blood's platelet-rich plasma. This plasma contains the growth hormones that help heal and regenerate the treated area. After separating and concentrating those platelets in a centrifuge, we inject that plasma back into the clitoris and upper vagina. The procedure itself has little to no discomfort, as we'll provide a local anesthetic to the area.
You can expect to feel results from your O Shot treatment within days to weeks following your injection. The outcomes from your O Shot treatment typically last from 12 and 18 months, after which you can choose to receive another injection.
- There are no restrictions on your activity and you are free to have sexual intercourse the same day as your O Shot.
- Refrain from taking NSAID (e.g., Motrin, Aleve, ibuprofen) for 4-6 weeks after treatment, as they inhibit the release of growth factors from your platelets. We do not want that.
- Please contact the office right away if you experience (rare):
- severe redness
- severe swelling
Frequently Asked Questions.
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