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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: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Orthobiologics in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

The meniscus is defined as the layer of cartilage on the lower aspect of the knee that serves as a shock absorber between the upper and lower leg. This structure may be injured in forceful twisting type motion as well as secondary to worsening knee osteoarthritis (OA) or degenerative joint disease, a ubiquitous condition in [...]

2020-04-03T21:56:44+00:00Categories: Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)|Tags: , , |

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Definition of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a medical term used to describe pain in the front of the knee around the kneecap, also known as the patella. It has been described as “runner’s knee” and is common in those who bike, hike and sit for long periods during the day. It is [...]

2020-04-03T14:11:48+00:00Categories: Extremities (Arms, Hands, Feet, Legs)|Tags: , |


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