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What Is a Bone Spur?

A bone spur is a bony growth that develops in the body’s attempt to repair joint damage. Though they don’t always cause problems, spurs may lead to joint pain and stiffness if the growth rubs against bone, soft tissue, or a nearby nerve.

Jul 7th, 2021
The Many Benefits of PRP Therapy

Although your body has everything it needs to heal injured tissue, sometimes you need a little help. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that offers many benefits to support your body’s healing process.

Jun 20th, 2021
Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome start gradually and worsen over time. When suffering from this common pain condition, you may wonder what caused it. Click here to find answers to your questions about carpal tunnel syndrome.

May 1st, 2021
Who Is a Good Candidate for Suboxone®?

Do you have concerns about your opioid use? Are you worried about opioid addiction or dependence? If so, you may be a good candidate for Suboxone®, a medication that treats adults with opioid addiction and dependence.

Apr 1st, 2021
What Causes Disc Degeneration?

As with the cartilage in your knees, aging is the primary cause of degeneration in your spine. Though not everyone with disc degeneration has neck or back pain, the degenerative changes can be a source of chronic, sometimes severe, pain.

Mar 11th, 2021
You Don’t Have to Live With Bunions

A bunion isn’t just a bump on the inside of your foot. This foot deformity tends to get worse over time and affect your day-to-day life. But with advances in surgical tools and techniques, you don’t have to live with your bunions.

Feb 1st, 2021
Understanding TENS Therapy

Medications, injections, and surgery aren’t the only treatments available to help you control your pain. TENS therapy is a safe, noninvasive pain management tool that benefits both acute and chronic pain conditions. Click here to learn more.

Jan 1st, 2021
How Does Suboxone® Work?

Are you dependent on opioids for pain relief? Do you have concerns about opioid addiction? You may benefit from Suboxone®, a medication that helps reduce cravings for opioids and provides some pain relief. Click here to learn how it works.

Dec 1st, 2020
Treating Your Rotator Cuff Injury

A rotator cuff injury is a common cause of shoulder pain. Treating your rotator cuff injury depends on many factors. However, receiving an early diagnosis and getting a treatment plan in place promptly can reduce your pain and speed up your recovery.

Nov 1st, 2020
PRP Therapy for Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are common, and they can put a real damper on your active lifestyle. Find out how platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy may help provide your body with the healing tools needed to speed up your recovery.

Oct 1st, 2020
Noninvasive Treatments for Knee Pain

Whether from an injury or arthritis, knee pain can make it difficult to maintain your active lifestyle. But there’s no need to simply suffer in silence. Noninvasive treatments are available to alleviate your knee pain.

Sep 1st, 2020
What to Do About Tech Neck

Your smartphone makes it easy for you to keep in touch with work, friends, and family no matter where you are. But all that time you spend with your head bent over your device puts you at risk of developing tech neck. What can you do?

Aug 9th, 2020
How Chronic Pain Can Impact Your Moods

Chronic pain is a complex disease that may interfere with your ability to work and socialize with friends and family. While the physical symptoms are often the focus of your chronic pain, the condition also affects your mood.

Jul 8th, 2020
Pain-relieving Sciatica Treatments

Sciatica affects about 40% of people in the United States at some point in their life. While symptoms vary, the pain condition can disrupt your daily life. When it comes to relief from your sciatica pain, however, you have many treatment options.

Jun 23rd, 2020
How an Orthopedic Surgeon Can Help With Your Poor Grip

Aging, arthritis, and carpal tunnel syndrome affect grip strength. A poor grip not only makes it harder for you to open a jar, but may also predict future health risks. Learn how orthopedic surgeons can help improve your poor grip.

May 26th, 2020
5 Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome may develop from a number of causes — some you have control over; others you don’t. However, in most cases, the common wrist pain condition develops from more than one single cause.

Apr 13th, 2020
Understanding Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a common cause of neck and back pain most often diagnosed in people age 60 and older. Though not everyone with spinal stenosis has symptoms, when they do occur, they progressively worsen over time.

Mar 1st, 2020
Your Shoulder Pain Could Actually Be a Neck Problem

You don’t remember damaging or injuring your shoulder, but it’s been hurting for a long time. If you’ve been experiencing chronic shoulder pain, learn more about how you could actually be suffering from a neck problem instead.

Dec 1st, 2019
How to Spot a Herniated Disc

Back and neck pain are extraordinarily common, and often a herniated disc is at the root of your pain. While you should always get a diagnosis and treatment from an orthopedist, knowing the symptoms and risk factors can help you protect your spine.

Oct 1st, 2019
Lifestyle Changes to Improve Sciatica Pain

Do you have chronic bouts of sciatic pain? Sciatica can make it painful to walk, stand, sit, or lie down. If you deal with sciatica regularly, there are some lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your pain.

Sep 3rd, 2019
How PRP Injections Help With Joint Pain

You rely on your joints for every move you make. The constant workload leaves the joints vulnerable to damage, which often proves quite painful. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are a natural regenerative solution to ease your joint pain.

Aug 13th, 2019
Simple Tips to Prevent Carpal Tunnel

Many everyday tasks put stress on our wrists and hands. Over time, this can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. Read on to find out how you can prevent getting carpal tunnel syndrome before it starts.

Jun 13th, 2019
WHAT IS CHIARI MALFORMATION AND IS IT HEREDITARY?

Blog Snapshot: • Chiari malformation is a relatively common condition that causes brain tissue to extend downward into the spinal canal.  • This condition falls under two major categories. Chiari malformation type I occurs during fetal development, causi

Nov 2nd, 2017