I Have Knee Pain and A Torn Meniscus…Now What?
This is a frequent occurrence in any clinic treating patients with knee pain: A middle aged patient develops pain in a knee. Patient goes to an orthopedic surgeon who orders an MRI scan of that knee. MRI scan gets done and it shows a tear in a meniscus. (The meniscus is a C-shaped piece of cartilage located inside the knee […]
Surgery for Spinal Stenosis No Better Than Conservative Care
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 […]