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Hip Osteoarthritis Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Definition 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 but also the base of the thumb. OA is different than rheumatoid arthritis (RA) which represents a disease with [...]

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 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 motion. [...]

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 regenerative medicine procedure in musculoskeletal [...]

Osteoarthritis (OA) – Arthritis Treatment Options

Part 1 - Medications For Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) is a ubiquitous condition which can affect any of the joints. The most commonly affected joints are the knee, hip, and hand joints. According to the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), the treatment of OA should include medications, non-pharmacologic therapies, rehabilitation therapy, splints or other joint aids, [...]

Healing with Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

Sometimes, what can help you the most comes from your own flesh and blood – literally. In the case of injuries, there are many ways to promote healing at a faster rate. However, what if you could create the “magic bullet” solution for faster healing from your own blood? Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Platelet-rich plasma [...]

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