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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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  • 1. Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms

    1. Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms

    Knee pain and stiffness are classic signs of knee osteoarthritis. These symptoms tend to progress gradually, and many people initially attribute knee soreness or discomfort to lack of exercise or getting older. Many dismiss their early knee arthritis symptoms as "no big deal" until they worsen and start to interrupt one’s ability to enjoy everyday activities.

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  • Myths About Stem Cell Therapy

    Myths About Stem Cell Therapy

    Many people have doubts about this method of therapy. They only need one strong reason to trust this treatment, but most are still skeptical due to certain rumors and misconceptions about the treatment. If you too have certain doubts, read on about 7 stem cell therapy myths that you should stop believing right now!

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  • 3 Common Causes of Neck Pain

    3 Common Causes of Neck Pain

    It's alarming but true that some common, everyday actions can be bad for your neck especially if they're done frequently. Working to break these common habits can do a world of good for your neck health, preventing pain and stiffness.

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