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  • How to Fall Asleep Faster

    How to Fall Asleep Faster

    There’s nothing worse than lying in bed trying so hard to fall asleep but not being able to. Then, the worrying about not being able to fall asleep kicks in, and before you know it, it’s been an hour. You know you need enough sleep, but sometimes, it’s as elusive as a rainbow-maned unicorn with glittered wings. If you struggle to get to sleep, you’re hardly alone. It’s estimated that 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from sleep problems. That’s a pretty sobering statistic, considering that for many people, lack of shut-eye is a fixable problem.

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  • The Role of Stem Cells in Back & Joint Pain

    The Role of Stem Cells in Back & Joint Pain

    You probably heard by now that stem cells work in many challenging conditions ranging from cancer to back/joint pains. Media has many stories of athletes and celebrities getting stem cell procedures. Stem cells do hold a lot of promise. In fact, Scott Gottlieb, the FDA commissioner had this say about stem cells, “These concepts are no longer the stuff of science fiction, but rather real-life science where cells and tissues can be engineered to grow healthy, functional organs to replace diseased ones”.

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  • 5 Ways To Manage Stress

    5 Ways To Manage Stress

    Eat Healthily: It’s been proven extensively that what you eat will have a direct impact on your health both mental and physical. The nutritionist's advice was simple: eat a simple well-balanced diet. Eating correctly will allow you to feel great on the inside and on the outside. A great diet will influence in a very positive way your mood as well, and a balanced mood means less stress. Skipping meals regularly will make it easier for you to become stressed as well, so try not to do it often.....

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  • The Role of PRP – Platelet Rich Plasma in Pain Management

    The Role of PRP – Platelet Rich Plasma in Pain Management

    Platelet-rich plasma, also known as PRP, has become increasingly popular for the treatment of orthopedic injuries and symptomatic pain that results from such injuries. By promoting a localized inflammatory response, PRP injections increase blood flow to the injured area and expedite the healing process, thereby leading to pain relief.

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  • Avoid Phone Use in Bed if You Have Neck Pain

    Avoid Phone Use in Bed if You Have Neck Pain

    The average American spends around five hours per day on their phone, and for many people, this includes time spent browsing their phones while lying in bed. You may not think twice about using your phone in bed, but here are two reasons to avoid this harmful practice if you suffer from neck pain:
    1. Phone use strains your neck
    2. Blue light from your phone can inhibit your sleep

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  • Causes of Pain in Your Lower Left Side of Back

    Causes of Pain in Your Lower Left Side of Back

    Diagnosing the source of your lower left back pain typically involves a process of elimination. To help you better communicate with your doctor, we are here to provide a step-by-step explanation of this process:
    1. Muscle strain: The most common cause
    2. Problems related to spinal structures
    3. Lower left back pain from your internal organs

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  • Stem Cell & PPR Procedures for Knee Arthritis, Meniscus Tears, Tendon & Ligament Tears, Overuse Injuries and Other Conditions

    Stem Cell & PPR Procedures for Knee Arthritis, Meniscus Tears, Tendon & Ligament Tears, Overuse Injuries and Other Conditions

    Stem Cell & Platelet Rich Plasma Procedures are the world’s most advanced regenerative injection treatments for treating knee pain due to arthritis, meniscus tears, traumatic ligament injuries, overuse conditions and other degenerative conditions.

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  • 4. Knee Osteoarthritis Non-Surgical Treatments

    4. Knee Osteoarthritis Non-Surgical Treatments

    While knee osteoarthritis is often a progressive and irreversible degenerative process, functional improvement and pain control are reasonable treatment goals. Earlier treatment intervention may improve the odds of preserving joint integrity and function for years - or even a lifetime - which can stave off debilitating pain and a possible need for joint replacement surgery.
    Non-Surgical Treatments - Stem Cell & Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Physical therapy and exercise, Activity modification, Periodic rest, Warm or cold compress and Weight loss.

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  • 3. Knee Osteoarthritis Diagnosis

    3. Knee Osteoarthritis Diagnosis

    While no single test can definitively diagnose osteoarthritis of the knee, physicians use a comprehensive approach that is verified by diagnostic imaging to arrive at a clinical diagnosis. It is important to clarify that most individuals over age 50 will have signs of osteoarthritis in their major joints that can be seen on an x-ray, but most will have no symptoms, so the medical provider will not rely on diagnostic studies (such as an x-ray or MRI) alone. An accurate diagnosis will come following a comprehensive medical history and physical examination by the healthcare provider.

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  • 2. Knee Osteoarthritis Causes

    2. Knee Osteoarthritis Causes

    No one knows the exact cause of knee osteoarthritis, but most people who develop osteoarthritis have at least one of the traits below. Two chief risk factors for developing knee osteoarthritis are advanced age and obesity.

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