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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How Much Does Stem Cell Therapy Cost?

July 29, 2023

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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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How Long Does It Take to See Results from Cranial Osteopathy?

June 27, 2023

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Happy baby undergoing cranial osteopathy

Congratulations on adding a new member to your family! Hopefully, the delivery went well and your little one is thriving. Still, you might be thinking about taking them to see an osteopath so they can get off to the best possible start in life. Specifically, you might wonder if they could benefit from cranial osteopathy. What is cranial osteopathy, and how does it help infants? How long will it be before you see results? Read this blog post to discover some useful information.

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What Should You Expect After OMT?

May 27, 2023

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Woman relaxing on sofa after OMT session

Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is a popular approach to care that uses physical manipulation of the body to encourage it to heal. It has the potential to provide significant pain relief and increased mobility. But what should you expect after OMT? Will you be sore? How long will it take for you to experience the benefits of your treatment? Continue reading this blog post to find out.

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What Conditions Can Stem Cell Therapy Treat?

April 11, 2023

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Woman smiling and stretching, enjoying benefits of biologic cell therapy

Stem Cell Therapy is continually growing in popularity. Indeed, this treatment has the potential to relieve pain, encourage the body to heal itself, and provide long-term benefits. But what exactly is Stem Cell Therapy? What conditions can it treat? Is it right for you? This blog post provides valuable information.

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Who Should Get Shockwave Therapy? Who Shouldn’t?

March 10, 2023

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Female patient relaxing during shockwave therapy session

Shockwave therapy (also known as Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology , or EPAT) is a remarkable treatment that can increase blood flow to damaged tissues and encourage healing — all without the use of drugs or invasive techniques. Over the years, it has helped countless patients recover and move freely again. With that said, you might be wondering if it is right for you. Who should get shockwave therapy? Who should avoid it? Read this blog post to discover the answers.

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How Can Shockwave Therapy Help to Heal Sports Injuries?

February 10, 2023

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Woman on track, preparing to run

Whether you enjoy playing sports as a hobby or you are in a competitive league, there is always the risk that you could face an injury. Each year, countless athletes have to deal with issues like sprains, strains, and other painful conditions that limit their ability to enjoy their favorite activities. Fortunately, there are treatments that can help you bounce back as soon as possible. How can shockwave therapy help to heal sports injuries? Read on below to find out.

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