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Injecting the  Lubrication Back Into Your Knees!

Injecting the Lubrication Back Into Your Knees!

  Once considered an alternative treatment, a significant body of research demonstrates the effectiveness of hyaluronan injections for osteoarthritis of the knee. Hyaluronan works as a lubricant and shock absorber that occurs naturally and abundantly in young, healthy joints. In osteoarthritic joints, however, it is smaller in size and less concentrated. Using ultrasound-guided injections to
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Stop. Something You Must Know Before Agreeing to Joint Injections.

Stop. Something You Must Know Before Agreeing to Joint Injections.

  Corticosteroid joint injections are an increasingly popular, rapidly effective method for managing joint pain from various causes. Such injections can offer fast relief in joint pain stemming from tendinosis/tendinitis, arthritis, bursitis, carpal tunnel and other entrapment syndromes, fasciitis, neuromas, ganglion cysts, and more. Corticosteroid injections are a low-risk, in-office procedure, but if the clinician
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Enhanced Healing: The Medicine is Already In You!

Enhanced Healing: The Medicine is Already In You!

  Many people suffer long-term limitations from conditions such as rotator cuff tears, tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis, osteoarthritis, and other conditions involving the incomplete regeneration of muscles, joints, and connective tissue. What they need are strategies to enhance their body’s natural healing ability, to restore those damaged tissues. Patients are often amazed to learn that
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Exercise Tips for Office Workers

Exercise Tips for Office Workers

The Department of Health and Human Services recommends at least 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise for optimum health. This can seem quite a daunting task to achieve if you work a sedentary job. However, it’s important to try. A recent study published by the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine shows that office
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When Stretched Ligaments Cause Back Pain

When Stretched Ligaments Cause Back Pain

  When low back pain is not responding to exercise therapy and manual therapy, doctors and therapists should evaluate for lax ligaments. Ligaments are tough, fibrous bands of connective tissue that connect bones, connect cartilage, and/or hold together joints. While proper functioning of the spine relies heavily on normal movement of spinal segments and muscle
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