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Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) – Diagnosis, Treatment & Therapy

Osteoarthritis (OA) is an extremely common condition which can affect any of the joints simply by chronic “wear-and-tear” from normal aging also known as degeneration or degenerative joint “disease”. The knee joint is consists of bones which come together and move similar to a hinge. The bones are separated by protective cartilage. However, the cartilage [...]

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS)

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) is a Unique Treatment Option for Those that Suffer from Chronic or Refractory Pain Its use differs from spinal cord stimulation (SCS) in that it is more specific and is usually implanted along a single nerve in one of the limbs rather than inside the spine itself. PNS may be offered [...]

2020-06-03T16:37:29+00:00Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) | In-Depth Overview

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections can be Performed for Many Medical Conditions The purpose is to induce the body to heal a chronic injury. PRP is a procedure performed in the office using a patient’s own blood. Blood is drawn, like when getting blood tests, and then separated into its different components using a special [...]

2020-06-03T16:39:49+00:00Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|Tags: |

DRG Stimulation for CRPS & Other Focal Chronic Pain

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been widely available for decades for the treatment of chronic pain including failed back surgeries, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and various other neuropathic pain conditions. (See articles on: Back Pain and Extremities) CRPS (Type I and II) is a unique condition that has many challenges when it comes to [...]

Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Injections

Definition - Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Injections The sacroiliac or SI joint connects the spine to the lower body by attaching the sacrum or tailbone to the pelvis. The sacroiliac joint (SI joint) can mimic pain coming from other sources such as a disc herniation, a pinched nerve (sciatica) or back arthritis. Symptoms Pain is [...]

2020-06-15T16:47:56+00:00Categories: Back Pain (Upper and Lower)|Tags: , , |

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