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Glucosamine/Chondroitin as an Anti-inflammatory

glucosamine/chondroitin anti-inflammatory

Most people think of Glucosamine and it’s cousin Chondroitin as something to take for arthritis. In fact, most of the research to date on these two have been focused on their ability to help provide nutrition for cartilage. However, most people don’t know that the Glucosamine/Chondroitin […]

By |March 27th, 2015|Latest News, Nutrition|

New Research: Fat Stem Cells Bad for Back Discs

fat stem cells bad for back discs

There are many clinics using fat stem cells for whatever ails you, including some clinics that are injecting these cells into degenerated discs. However, the vast majority of the promising research into stem cells to help low back discs has […]

By |March 26th, 2015|Back/lumbar, Latest News|

Neck Fusion Complications: Getting Fused Without the Curve

neck fusion complications

What’s a big and easily preventable cause of neck fusion complications? The curve of someone’s neck is often ignored in medicine, as the focus is usually on procedures like surgery for chronic pain. However, our understanding of the importance of this curve has been […]

By |March 21st, 2015|Latest News, Neck/Cervical|

You Can Blame Your Parents for Your Knee Arthritis Genes…

knee arthritis genes

Genetics are steadily becoming a part of medicine. However, one area where genetics aren’t yet prevalent is in arthritis care. Now a new study shows that that may soon change.

The concept that your genes are important for disease risk is finding it’s way into […]

By |March 19th, 2015|Knee, Latest News|

Bad Posture Shoulder Pain? Is Your Rotator Cuff Torn Up?

bad posture shoulder pain

Are you concerned about bad posture shoulder pain? Your mother always told you to sit up straight! However, can your bad posture rip up your shoulder rotator cuff tendons? A new study suggests that it can.

Posture in medicine is often overlooked, but in […]

By |March 18th, 2015|Latest News, Shoulder|

Do Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tears Hurt?

shoulder MRI reading

Almost every physician practicing today (and hence almost every patient) has been taught a structural model of pain. Meaning, if we take an MRI of the part that hurts and see something abnormal, then that abnormality must be causing the pain. But what if […]

By |March 17th, 2015|Latest News, Shoulder|

Curcumin for Knee Arthritis? New Research…

curcumin for knee arthritis

Why are we so focused on getting patients on Curcumin for knee arthritis and other types of pain? After all, what evidence is there that this Indian spice is helpful for patients with arthritis or other types of chronic musculoskeletal pain? Why should […]

By |March 16th, 2015|Latest News, Nutrition|

Microfracture Knee Alternatives: RIP Knee Microfracture?

microfacture knee alternatives

Knee microfracture surgery is a common method used for cartilage repair. But does it work? A new study says that microfracture knee alternatives should be used because the procedure is ineffective and should be abandoned.

Knee microfracture is used for potholes in the cartilage. The theory […]

By |March 15th, 2015|Knee, Latest News|

Are You an NSAID Addict? What Can You Do?

NSAID addict

You’re getting older and you can’t hit the gym or get through that ski vacation without popping some Motrin or Aleve. Or maybe your doctor put you on Celebrex or Mobic to help the pain you have in several joints? Did you know that […]

By |March 12th, 2015|Latest News|

Stem Cell and Platelet Procedures for Knee Conditions (test)

By |March 9th, 2015|