In the last few years, there have been massive advances the research and success rate of stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine. These treatments hold a great deal of promise to treat patients in routine clinical practices. What is Regenerative Medicine? Regenerative medicine is the … [Read more...] about Stem Cell Therapy & Regenerative Medicine
Peripheral Neuropathy: Diagnosis & Treatments
Peripheral neuropathy is the term used for disorders that are caused by damage to the body’s peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system connects nerves from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. Including, but not limited to, the arms, legs and feet, joints, eyes, … [Read more...] about Peripheral Neuropathy: Diagnosis & Treatments
Minimally Invasive Joint Injections for Back Pain
Chronic pain affects millions of Americans each year. Back pain is not only uncomfortable, but it can be debilitating and cause damage to other parts of the body. Living with back pain interferes with the quality of life on a regular basis and can be incredibly limiting. Back pain can be … [Read more...] about Minimally Invasive Joint Injections for Back Pain
Compression Fractures and Osteoporosis
As we age, our bones get weak, thin, and prone to diseases such as osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a medical condition where your bones become fragile and weak. This is typically because of hormonal changes, loss of tissue, or calcium and vitamin deficiency. Osteoporosis can go unnoticed for … [Read more...] about Compression Fractures and Osteoporosis
What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition that typically affects a limb, like a leg or an arm. Damage or malfunction to the central nervous system is believed to cause complex regional pain syndrome. The central nervous system contains the brain and spinal cord. Things like … [Read more...] about What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?
Cancer Pain: Why it Happens and How To Treat it
Cancer does not always cause pain, but if you have recurring cancer or cancer that has spread, the chances of also suffering from cancer pain is higher. This type of pain can show itself in many different forms. The level of pain you may experience depends on a variety of factors, such as the type … [Read more...] about Cancer Pain: Why it Happens and How To Treat it