Radiofrequency ablation can be a useful treatment for spinal arthritis when more conservative measures fail to provide sufficient relief. In this blog, we answer your most pressing questions about the procedure and discuss its benefits.
So many injections and treatments are available for various types of musculoskeletal pain, but not every option is a perfect fit for every case. Find out if an epidural injection is the best option for you.
Stiffening and painful joints due to osteoarthritis tend to get worse over time, but there are treatments to help protect against cartilage loss and improve your joint function for as long as possible. Learn if hyaluronic acid injections are right for you.
Whether you were in a car accident or another impact, whiplash injuries are not a pleasant experience, and they can take substantial time to heal. Read on to find out how you can distinguish a whiplash injury from any other type of neck injury.
Pain in the hip can be due to wear-and-tear on the joint as well as specific injuries. Yet, your choice of footwear can also be one of the primary contributing factors. Explore the link between chronic hip pain and ill-fitting shoes.
A lack of improvement after anti-inflammatory injections or medications can be disheartening as you heal from muscle, tendon, ligament, or joint damage. Could platelet-rich plasma be a more beneficial option?
Performed under close physician supervision, cortisone injections can relieve musculoskeletal pain. Yet, they’re not the best option for long-term use. Find out about the possible problems that can happen with recurrent joint injections.
Losing joint function and experiencing pain in the knee have widespread effects. If you’re losing your mobility due to knee pain and haven’t found much improvement with your current treatment, it might be time to consider viscosupplementation.
A year of pain relief or longer may seem out of reach, but it’s possible with a single 15-40 minute radiofrequency ablation procedure. The way radiofrequency ablation works to stop pain signals at their source may surprise you.
If you experience unexplained low back pain that radiates down your leg, you may have sciatica. Regenerative orthopedic medicine offers effective solutions for stopping your pain and managing your sciatica.
Are all stem cell treatments the same? Of course not.
That's the simple answer. But what may surprise you is how different the treatments really are from clinic to clinic, patient to patient, and provider to provider.
Integration of treatments from different types of providers who manage pain should be the primary goal in all cases.
Sounds easy, right?
Unfortunately, it's not.
We're at a point where all the different providers who can help you are growing...
Over the years we have seen drastic differences develop in the ways that injections are provided. I will review the differences in the common types of injections, from simplest to most skilled. This should help you find a provider who can take the best...
It's an exciting time to be involved on the cutting edge of orthopedic care. Invasive orthopedic surgeries have proven to be a double edged sword. With surprisingly low level evidence supporting the majority of surgeries, the number of orthopedic spine...
In its simplest form, this is a field of Orthopedics focused on healing and preserving tissue in your body, instead of masking painful symptoms and replacing your body with prosthetic joints, screws, rods, etc.