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17 April 2015
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Surgery for Spinal Stenosis No Better Than Conservative Care

17 April 2015, Comments: 0

Many patients come to our office asking if stem cell therapy will help their spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis refers to a condition of narrowing of the spaces in the spine where our spinal cord and spinal nerves travel. Narrowing of those spaces can be a congenital condition, but most frequently it is the result of arthritis and degeneration of the […]


15 April 2015
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How Safe Are Your Pain Medications?

15 April 2015, Comments: 0

As the “baby boomer” generation enter its Medicare years the prevalence of arthritis and musculoskeletal pain is increasing at an accelerating pace. Some call this epidemic of chronic pain America’s biggest health problem. According to a 2011 report by the Institute of Medicine (part of the National Academy of Sciences) chronic pain will affect at some point 100 million Americans […]


14 April 2015
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How Effective is Our Treatment?

14 April 2015, Comments: 0

One of the most frequent questions we are asked by prospective patients is: “How effective is your treatment?”  Most clinics offering stem cell therapy would just make up a number because they really have no clue how effective their treatment protocols are.  We wanted to know how effective our treatments were, and for that reason we started a patient registry […]


12 April 2015
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Broccoli and Arthritis

12 April 2015, Comments: 0

One of These a Day May Keep the Joint Surgeon Away Proper nutrition is part of the treatment program to battle osteoarthritis. Along with physical activity and nutritional supplements, proper eating may help keeping the joints healthy. Sulforaphane is a compound found in cruciferous vegetables like Brussels sprouts and cabbage and particularly plentiful in broccoli. This compound has been found […]


19 November 2014
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Weight Loss as Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

19 November 2014, Comments: 0

Mechanical stress has been thought to be the main factor in the development of knee osteoarthritis. After all, osteoarthritis has been postulated to be a “wear and tear” disease. For that same reason, the association between obesity and knee osteoarthritis seems logical: the extra weight results in increased mechanical stress to the knee joint leading to the development of osteoarthritis. […]


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