stem cells

Living Life Free of Pain Medications

Advanced stem cell therapy for chronic pain conditions allows return to normal activities The arthritis pain was so excruciating in both of Susan Jasper’s knees she started limiting her trips up and down the stairs in her house to twice a day. She would come down in the morning, and not go back up until [...]

Living Life Free of Pain Medications2019-03-18T18:02:51-04:00

Why does my shoulder hurt at night? Can PRP help ease the pain?

The shoulder is a complex joint. It encompasses the union of bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons. Inside the shoulder is also bursa, tiny sacs of fluid that help to reduce the friction between moving parts around the shoulder. Bursa serve as a cushion for the moving rotator cuff tendons. The bursa can become painful when [...]

Why does my shoulder hurt at night? Can PRP help ease the pain?2019-02-19T09:21:59-04:00

KNOW YOUR SOURCES

Understand the Sources of Stem Cell Treatments and Don’t Fall for False Promises. Not all stem cell treatments are the same! Every day there seems to be a new ad to attend a seminar on donor “stem cell” treatments that claim to cure a variety of orthopedic and other medical conditions. But when you investigate [...]

KNOW YOUR SOURCES2019-02-14T13:56:54-04:00

I suffer from constant, dull lower back pain. Is surgery my only option for relief?

Back and neck pain are, unfortunately, one of the most common reasons patients visit our office. There are many causes of neck and back pain, and about 95% of patients can be managed conservatively with physical therapy, cortisone injections, massage, osteopathic or chiropractic manipulation, medications and time. When these treatments have failed to alleviate the pain, [...]

I suffer from constant, dull lower back pain. Is surgery my only option for relief?2019-02-13T16:33:35-04:00

Steroid Injections – How Long does Relief Last?

Steroid injections are useful for treating flare-ups of pain and help reduce inflammation in the joints. Unfortunately, the relief from a steroid injection lasts for a relatively short amount of time in most cases. The benefit from the injections are short term. On average, the pain relief lasts approximately 6 months, and diminishes in efficacy [...]

Steroid Injections – How Long does Relief Last?2019-02-13T16:38:49-04:00