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  • How to Protect Your Spine in Warm Weather

    How to Protect Your Spine in Warm Weather

    When the weather warms up in the spring and summer, it’s natural to spend more time being active outside and enjoying nature. Along with all of the benefits of sunshine, fresh air and exercise, warm weather also brings more opportunities to tweak or injure the spine. Here are some tips to take care of your neck and back while resuming your outdoor adventures.

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  • 10 Conditions That Can Be Treated with Regenerative Medicine

    10 Conditions That Can Be Treated with Regenerative Medicine

    Regenerative medicine involves using your own body’s tissue to help heal disease and injury. Before we list some conditions that can be treated by regenerative medicine, it may be helpful to know a little bit more about each treatment we offer.

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  • Rub This Acupuncture Point To Help You

    Rub This Acupuncture Point To Help You

    Stomach 36, called ‘Zusanli’ in Chinese and ‘Leg Three Miles’ in English, is the point recommend to use at home with acupressure. Acupressure is pressure applied to an acupuncture point. In the office, acupuncturists also rely on this point; it is an extremely popular spot to needle during a treatment. Certainly, it is one of my top choices. Why?

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  • Take a Walk in the Name of Heart Health

    Take a Walk in the Name of Heart Health

    Walking provides a bevy of heart health benefits from lowering blood pressure and cholesterol to reducing the risk of Type 2 diabetes. New research shows it could reduce the risk of heart disease, too. A paper presented at the American College of Cardiology annual scientific session recently followed 89,270 participants for 10 years and found that walking at a moderate pace for at least 40 minutes 2–3 times per week was associated with a lower risk of heart failure than their sedentary peers.

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  • What Is Better For Back Pain, Stem Cell or Surgery?

    What Is Better For Back Pain, Stem Cell or Surgery?

    In America, at least 80% of the population will experience low back pain at some point in their life. Back pain is the leading complaint heard at doctors’ offices and is the number one cause of disability and missed worked days. Typically, treatment and management of back pain begin with conservative methods, such as rest, pain medication or physical therapy/physiotherapy. Although these types of conservative care help relieve pain, many cases of chronic back pain ultimately lead to invasive surgery.

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  • How to Avoid Pain Flares During the Holidays

    How to Avoid Pain Flares During the Holidays

    The holiday season can be a challenging time for pain management. For many, the transition to colder and more blustery weather means extra aches and pains. Beyond just the winter weather, the holidays can also be a time of added stress, excessive travel, poor eating (and drinking) habits, and too little sleep. All of this can lead to inopportune pain flare-ups that put a big “bah humbug” into your season’s festivities.

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  • Getting The Most Out of Your Pain Doctor's Appointment

    Getting The Most Out of Your Pain Doctor's Appointment

    Are you feeling frustrated every time you see your doctor? Like you aren’t being heard and not getting the help you need? My guess is that if you are feeling disappointed with your visits with your pain doctor, you probably aren’t alone.

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  • Mistakes That Can Make Your Pain Worse

    Mistakes That Can Make Your Pain Worse

    What if I told you that, besides being generally unpleasant (to put it mildly), pain can also be deceiving and misleading? Yes! Pain can play tricks with our heads and fill us with thoughts that can be harmful and hold us back from getting better.

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  • Stem Cell Treatment for Hip Pain - Alternative to Hip Replacement Surgery

    Stem Cell Treatment for Hip Pain - Alternative to Hip Replacement Surgery

    A 2015 U.S. government study revealed that over 300,000 Americans are undergoing hip replacement surgeries annually. While that may not seem like a lot, the number is on a sharp increase. One important question is why. According to the study, more and more Americans are being diagnosed with osteoarthritis or deterioration of the joints. Because the hip joint is one of the most used in the body, more active people are more likely to see a faster breakdown of the structures that make up the joint. This is proven by an increasing number of patients under the age of 45 seeking hip replacement surgery, the study shows.

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  • Stem Cell for Knee Pain - Alternative to Knee Replacement Surgery

    Stem Cell for Knee Pain - Alternative to Knee Replacement Surgery

    It's a pretty simple fact. According to reports, over half of adults in the United States will develop osteoarthritis in one or both knees in their lifetime. This a statistic that's even more pronounced in older adults, and unfortunately chronic knee pain has the ability to severely limit activity in older adults when they crave mobility the most — during retirement years.

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