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Bad Habits That Could Be Making Your Knee Pain Worse Nov 1st, 2019

Knees are composed of cartilage that prevents the bones from rubbing together, ligaments that connect the bones to each other, and tendons that connect muscles to the bones. Any of these parts can suffer damage. Knee pain can make it hard for you to move around like you used to...

Drug-Free Ways to Manage Chronic Back Pain Oct 1st, 2019

Back pain affects about 80% of all adults at some point in their lives, with around 25% reporting back pain occurring within the past three months. Fortunately for many, most back pain is acute and generally lasts only a few weeks. But for 20% of those who experience back pain,...

The Dangers of Text Neck Sep 1st, 2019

Neck pain is extremely common. It’s in the top five pain disorders in the United States, affecting up to 20% of the population at any given time. The worst part? In most cases, neck pain is entirely preventable by adjusting your posture and avoiding the dreaded text neck. What is...

Here's What You Need to Know About Regenerative Medicine Therapy Aug 7th, 2019

Regenerative medicine is one of the most exciting developments to come out of the medical and wellness industries in decades. The media is filled with stories of top athletes using their own blood and stem cells to regrow injured tissues so they can salvage their careers and maintain their status...

Easy Lifestyle Changes to Improve Sciatica Pain Jul 24th, 2019

Around 40% of the population will get sciatica at some point in their lives, and people between 30 and 50 years of age are most prone to this painful condition. Treating sciatica should be a cooperative effort between you and your doctor. Sciatic pain is normally not resolved in a...

What Makes PRP So Effective? Jun 14th, 2019

Living with chronic pain changes your life. Constant discomfort and ineffective treatments can lead to frustration and depression. From a social perspective, you can easily become isolated when you’re unable to participate in everyday activities. Today’s advances in regenerative medicine offer treatment for pain relief without medication or surgery. Regenerative...

How Frequently Can I Have Epidural Steroid Injections? May 17th, 2019

We all want pain-free days, which can be rare for some neck and back pain sufferers, who may even have radiating pain into the arms and legs. If this describes you, and other treatments aren’t providing the relief you need, you may be a candidate for epidural steroid injections. The...

Learn How New Interspinous Spacers Provide Drug-free Pain Relief From Spinal Stenosis Apr 24th, 2019

Spinal stenosis, or narrowing of the spinal canal, is a common condition that causes significant pain for many people. Because nerves are affected, depending on which nerve is involved, you may also experience discomfort, tingling, and other problematic symptoms in your legs or arms.   Dr. Phillip Lim is an interventional...

How Effective Is Viscosupplementation in Resolving Knee Pain? Mar 11th, 2019

Osteoarthritis affects more than 31 million people in the United States, and this number is expected to rise considerably as the population ages. While this form of arthritis can develop in many joints in your body, when it strikes your knees, the results can be especially problematic as pain and...

Why a Spinal Cord Stimulator May be the Right Choice for Remedying Your Chronic Back Pain Feb 20th, 2019

That nearly instant pain you feel when you pull a back muscle is what physicians describe as acute pain. The pain occurs suddenly, and once the muscle heals, the pain usually subsides. Some back problems, however, cause chronic or long-term pain. Chronic pain can occur every day for weeks, months,...