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What PRP Is and How You Can Benefit from PRP Joint Treatments

Have you heard about mysterious PRP injections and wondered what in the world this treatment really might be? To be honest, PRP injections, stem cell therapies, and the combination of the two have been used successfully for a few years now in speeding the healing of bone, muscle, tendon, ligament, tissue, and joint injuries or deterioration. If you have been

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How We Exhaust All Options Before Scheduling Surgical Procedures

Some orthopedic surgeons jump to surgery as a solution for everything from range of motion issues to chronic pain. Unfortunately, many of these procedures are largely unnecessary. We do not like to put our patients through surgery unless it is absolutely necessary. Here are some of the options we will exhaust before we start talking joint replacement. Physical therapy Although

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What You Need to Know About Orthopedic Surgery Recovery

Has your doctor recently brought up the possibility of orthopedic surgery? Whether you are fighting arthritis or have a joint injury, chronic pain can be debilitating and life-changing, but getting that joint replaced might not end your pain. Here’s what you need to know about orthopedic surgery recovery before you make that decision. Pain can last indefinitely. You might be

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Exercise Tips to Avoid Joint Injury

When you cope with chronic joint pain, it can be very tempting to stop exercising altogether. Stiff joints, diminished flexibility, and increased pain can greatly discourage exercise among many people. But if you need to reach or maintain a healthy weight, exercise plays a key role. But if you exercise, won’t you hurt your joints further? Not necessarily. Here are

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How Stem Cells and PRP Work Together to Heal Joints

Did you know that there is a treatment that could be more effective than physical therapy alone and may prevent the need for invasive surgery? Enter stem cells and platelet rich plasma (PRP). These natural components in the body are responsible for cell division and repair and facilitate the natural healing process. The stem cells and PRP that are used

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Common Causes of Trigger Finger and Available Treatment

Did you know that trigger finger is one of the most common reasons that patients come to our practice? Trigger finger happens most frequently to sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and gout, but anyone can get trigger finger. Here’s what you need to know. What Is Trigger Finger? Trigger finger, also called trigger thumb, is actually a condition called stenosing

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