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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 [...]

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: , , |

Hip Osteoarthritis Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Definition - What is Hip Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and is sometimes referred to as degenerative joint disease or “wear and tear”. This occurs commonly in weight bearing joints such as the knees and hips (Hip Osteoarthritis) but also the base of the thumb. OA is different than rheumatoid [...]

Sacroiliac Joint Pain | Diagnosing & Treating

What is the Sacroiliac Joint and what does it do? The Sacroiliac joint (SI joint) is a space between the sacrum (tailbone) and ilium (hip bones) in the pelvis. The primary function of the SI joints is to absorb shock between the upper body and the pelvis and legs. The SI joint typically has little [...]

2020-06-15T16:47:32+00:00Categories: Back Pain (Upper and Lower)|Tags: , |

Regenerative Medicine: PRP Injection Pain Therapy

What is Regenerative Medicine? Regenerative medicine generally refers to a medical treatment which regenerates human cells or tissues to restore or establish normal function.  Regenerative medicine has recently become a more frequent and integral part of treatment for musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis, tendinopathies, and enthesopathies.  The most frequently used orthobiologics procedure in musculoskeletal medicine [...]

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