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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 [...]

Epicondylitis | Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow

Epicondylitis is a type of tendinitis, or inflammation of the tendons, affecting the elbow causing pain in the elbow and forearm. There are two types of epicondylitis: Tennis elbow affects the tendons on the outer side (lateral epicondylitis), where golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis) affects tendons on the inner side of the elbow. Both are very [...]

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: , , |

Osteoporosis: Vertebral Augmentation for Treatment of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis: Vertebral Augmentation for the Treatment of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures & Pain Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which overall bone mass is decreased and the bone becomes more porous. As bones become more porous, the risk of a fracture greatly increases. Unfortunately, like many silent diseases such as diabetes [...]

2019-05-03T17:37:48+00:00Categories: Back Pain (Upper and Lower)|Tags: , |

Discography: Diagnostic Disc Injection For Back Pain

What is a Common Cause of Back Pain? If a patient suffers from chronic lower back pain, it becomes important to determine the exact anatomic cause of that pain so that other treatment options could be considered. Medical research has demonstrated that the most common cause of chronic lower back pain is a painful disc, [...]

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