Why Is My Arm Throbbing?
Why is My Arm Throbbing? Have you ever asked, “Why is my arm throbbing?” Does your arm feel tight, and can you see the pulsations, little areas that jump around randomly, sometimes? You might be convinced that you must have an arm… Read More
Regenerating a Radial Nerve Injury with Injections?
This is a guest blog post by Dr. Jamil Bashir, who wrote up the same radial nerve injury patient that I did. I thought it would be great to get his take as the treating physician: Regenerating a Radial Nerve Injury In many ways our bodies are like machines. … Read More
Our New Radial Nerve Treatments Continue to Impress
As our success with treating nerve injuries using our third and fourth generation platelet lysate improves, we’ve been treating more and more patients with nerve injuries. Today we highlight Greg’s radial nerve treatment story. Greg is a 58 year-old, who in May of last year sustained a fracture to the… Read More
Nerve Regeneration – The Future Doesn’t Involve Surgery
Regenexx first began treating injured nerves using orthobiologics delivered via ultrasound guidance in 2012. However, the concept that a precise injection can help nerve regeneration was so revolutionary that we were reluctant to really shout it from the roof tops until we had enough experience under our belt to be sure that it… Read More
Pain in Side of the Neck and Head? Meet the Superficial Cervical Plexus
Many times pain in side of the neck and head is due to injured joints in the upper neck known as facets. However, sometimes it can also be due to a little known neck nerve that supplies these areas. Given that the nerve goes to some very… Read More
Avoid Carpal Tunnel Surgery
Avoid Carpal Tunnel Surgery I was performing a carpal tunnel hydrodissection yesterday using an ultra high resolution ultrasound trying to help a patient with carpal tunnel syndrome avoid carpal tunnel surgery when I thought to myself, this is pretty cool. I have a… Read More
New Video on Back and Neck Stem Cell Treatments…
Back and Neck Surgery Alternatives The issue of stem cells and disc problems is a complex one that often gets simplified by doctors advertising stem cell spine treatments into: “stem cells are magic fairy dust to be sprinkled on the spine to… Read More
Carpal Tunnel Surgery Recovery: Does Cutting the Ligament Have Consequences?
Carpal tunnel surgery has become a standard surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome, a problem that occurs when the median nerve gets chronically pinched at the wrist. The surgery is simple, cut the ligament that normally covers the carpal tunnel to give the nerve more breathing… Read More
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Side Effects: Big Surgeries, Big Complications
Do Carpal tunnel syndrome side effects and complications exist? Patients often look at surgery as a “fix”, much like going into a mechanic to get a new part installed or a tune up. Nothing could be further from reality. The reason why we push so hard… Read More
What is CRPS? Does Regenerative Medicine Have a Role?
Is there a CRPS alternative treatment? CRPS means complex regional pain syndrome and it’s a nasty nerve disease that’s almost untreatable. Why? The best way to understand why is to conceptualize what CRPS is and how it works. Let’s say the speed of your car represents nerve pain. Read More