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6 October 2015
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Get Up and Move Around

6 October 2015, Comments: 0

I have previously blogged about the bad health consequences of sitting all day long. The vast majority of Americans sit for an average of over 7 hours a day. Sitting for most of your day puts you at an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, certain types of cancer, and a shorter life span. Of course, sitting all day will […]


22 September 2015
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Spinal Fusion for Spinal Stenosis: A Good Idea?

22 September 2015, Comments: 0

Spinal stenosis, or narrowing of the spinal canal, is a common condition. It is usually associated with degenerative changes of the spine. Degenerative changes of the spine may result in bulging discs, enlarged ligaments and joints, and bony spurs that may cause compression or inflammation of the nerves leaving the lumbar spine to the legs. This results in pain in […]


10 September 2015
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How to Treat Mild Osteoarthritis (Part II)

10 September 2015, Comments: 0

In part I of this blog we discussed different ways to treat mild osteoarthritis, including medications, physical therapy, physical activity, losing weight, and stress reduction. Today in Part II we will discuss several other ways that mild joint osteoarthritis can be treated: 1. Injections: Hyaluronic acid substitutes, also known as viscosupplements, are a better choice for intra-articular injections of osteoarthritic […]


9 September 2015
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How to Treat Mild Osteoarthritis (Part I)

9 September 2015, Comments: 0

We examine all our prospective patients before deciding if they are good candidates for our stem cell procedures. Contrary to many other clinics, including many that offer minimally invasive surgeries, we do not believe in the “Send us your MRI and we’ll tell you if you are a candidate to our procedure” approach. MRI scan findings have poor correlation with […]


2 September 2015
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Is Your Medicine Causing Your Joint Pain?

2 September 2015, Comments: 0

It is well know that a class of medications widely used to treat high cholesterol, called Statins, frequently cause joint and muscle pain. Not only do they cause pain, but, also can damage the muscles and cause a muscle disease called myopathy. Statins are harmful to stem cells, therefore reducing your body’s ability to repair damaged tissues. Side effects are […]


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