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Discover the Remarkable Benefits of Shockwave Therapy

May 21, 2024

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Patient receiving shockwave therapy for her back

Have you heard of shockwave therapy? The name may sound intimidating. The truth is, though, that this treatment is an effective and non-invasive means of treating a range of musculoskeletal conditions. It offers many benefits. Let’s take a closer look at what shockwave therapy is and what it may be able to do for you.


Do’s and Don’ts After Acupuncture Treatment

March 22, 2024

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Woman standing outside, sipping from water bottle

Medical acupuncture is a powerful pain relief method for many people. If you are thinking about getting it in order to improve your health and quality of life, you might wonder what you can expect after your sessions. What will you feel like? Is there anything you should or should not do in order to maximize the benefits of your acupuncture treatment? This blog post helps you preview the road ahead and provides some practical do’s and don’ts.


How to Get Rid of Shoulder Pain ASAP

February 4, 2024

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Woman with shoulder pain

The shoulder joint is the most movable joint in the entire human body. If your shoulder is in good health, you might not give it much thought as you use it to help you play sports, carry groceries, or accomplish other tasks. If you have shoulder pain, though, your quality of life may be affected. What causes shoulder pain, and what can you do to get rid of the problem ASAP? This blog post contains useful information.


How Can Shockwave Therapy Help Arthritis?

January 11, 2024

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If you have osteoarthritis, you are familiar with the constant joint pain, stiffness, and swelling that comes along with it. While some people experience improvement with the help of surgical procedures and neuromusculoskeletal injections, others prefer non-invasive treatments. Many patients have been able to find relief through shockwave therapy. Continue reading to learn more about this treatment and how it works.


PRP vs. Stem Cell Therapy — What’s the Difference?

December 29, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — jamespinkston @ 6:40 pm
Doctor administering injection in patient’s knee

If you are dealing with an injury or other musculoskeletal condition, your doctor might have talked to you about regenerative medicine treatments, which are specialized therapies that power up your body’s ability to heal itself. Both platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapy are forms of regenerative medicine. How do these two treatments compare to one another, and which one might be better for your unique situation? This blog post provides some helpful information.


Orthopedic Doctor vs. Orthopedic Surgeon: What’s the Difference?

December 19, 2023

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Doctor examining patient’s knee

Orthopedics is the branch of medicine that specializes in treating the musculoskeletal system. If you have a problem with your muscles, joints, bones, ligaments, or tendons, chances are that you should consult with a doctor who specializes in orthopedics. But should you visit an orthopedist (orthopedic doctor) or an orthopedic surgeon? What is the difference between these two types of practitioners? This blog post provides important information.


Is a Pinched Nerve an Orthopedic Issue?

November 15, 2023

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Woman suffering from pinched nerve in her neck

Are you struggling with persistent pain, muscle weakness, or numbness in a certain area of your body? You might have a pinched nerve. In some cases, this issue can resolve on its own. In most instances, though, it is best to seek professional medical attention. This blog post discusses what exactly a pinched nerve is and how an orthopedic physician may be able to help.


What Orthopedic Conditions Are Most Common Among Older Adults?

October 5, 2023

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Senior man with aching neck

Many adults are able to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle as the years and decades pass. However, they still need to be aware of the health risks that naturally come with age. For example, you should be aware of some of the increased risks that your musculoskeletal system may face. What orthopedic conditions are most common among older adults? This blog post touches on a few.


Is Stem Cell Therapy Right for You?

August 7, 2023

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Patient receiving stem cell therapy injection in hand

Stem cell therapy might sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but in our modern day and age, it has already helped countless people. This remarkable treatment utilizes the power of stem cells, harvested from a patient’s own body, to speed up the healing of damaged tissue. It is minimally invasive and has the potential to provide significant long-term results. Is stem cell therapy right for you? This blog post provides information that can help you decide whether you should schedule a consultation with a local stem cell therapy provider.


How Much Does Stem Cell Therapy Cost?

July 29, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — jamespinkston @ 3:50 am
Doctor holding “stem cell therapy” sign

If you suffer from chronic pain, you might be thinking about visiting a regenerative medicine practitioner. After a thorough consultation, you may be encouraged to pursue stem cell therapy. Naturally, you will have some questions about the road ahead. What exactly is involved in the procedure, and how much does stem cell therapy cost? Read this blog post to discover valuable information.

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