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tennis vs golf elbow
A common misconception about tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow is that only people who play the namesake sport develop either condition. In fact, most people who suffer tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow have never actually played either sport. The reality is that nearly everyone who
what are PRP injections?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are one of the most sought out therapies in regenerative medicine. PRP is popular because it is minimally invasive and promotes the body’s natural healing abilities to aid in recovery. PRP injections may also be recommended to help manage the symptoms
testing for scoliosis
One of the most common chronic back conditions is scoliosis. If you have been recently diagnosed with scoliosis or have struggled with it since childhood, chances are you can still live a normal life. However, the persistent pain and discomfort of scoliosis can be debilitating
insurance coverage of back surgery after car accident
When you get into a car accident, the last things you should have to think about are medical bills and surgery costs. Taking care of yourself and getting the treatment you need after a serious back injury should be your top priority. It’s not always
minimally invasive surgeries
Traditional open spine surgeries are costly and much harder on the body when it comes to recovery. This is why most patients in Georgia are electing for minimally invasive surgeries like laser back surgery, otherwise known as Percutaneous Laser Disc Decompression (PLDD), and minimally invasive
Sacroiliac Joint scanning
If you experience sharp, radiating pain in your pelvis, hips, lower back or even down to your thighs, you may be experiencing sacroiliac (SI) joint pain. For those with chronic lower back pain, SI joints can often be a major contributor. Lower back pain is
person getting an mri open vs closed
If you have been injured or are experiencing unusual symptoms or an illness, a doctor may order magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to diagnose the extent of tissue damage or find the underlying cause of your condition. It’s common to be reluctant or nervous about the
man with whiplash after accident
Whiplash affects the cervical spine, which is more commonly known as your neck. The injury can occur due to the sudden jerking, or whipping, of the neck. Whiplash injuries most frequently result from rear-end auto collisions, physical assault or playing contact sports, like football. Some
common spinal injuries from car accidents
People involved in motor vehicle accidents may suffer from various injuries ranging from scratches and bruises to broken bones and serious brain injuries. The force of impact in a car accident can also cause a lot of damage to the spine, including injuries like whiplash
The back of your spine has facet joints that offset the discs in your vertebrae. Facet joints are essential because they keep the vertebrae in place and enable an optimal range of flexibility. What Causes Facet Arthropathy? Like the other joints in your body, facet
person clutching shoulder because of tendonitis
Shoulder tendonitis occurs when your rotator cuff or biceps tendon becomes inflamed. The inflammation can cause a lot of pain in the shoulder. Fortunately, many people do not need to suffer from long-term shoulder tendonitis pain. There are treatments for shoulder tendonitis that might let
black man suffering from PTSD and seeking help
A Stellate Ganglion Block is an injection of local anesthetic into the stellate ganglion nerves, which are responsible for the transmission of pain. The anesthetic blocks the nerves from transmitting pain signals to the brain. Stellate ganglion blocks are used to treat different kinds of
doctor holding up diagram of spinal cord
Have you been experiencing mild to severe back or neck pain that seems to come and go at random? Perhaps, you’re one of several million Americans suffering from degenerative disc disease. Dealing with degenerative disc disease can be exhausting. Although there’s no way to cure
what is spinal fusion surgery
If you’re struggling with chronic back pain or neck pain and have not found much relief from medication, injections or physical therapy, you may be thinking about surgery as a last resort. Spine surgeries are serious, which is why orthopedic specialists tend to only recommend
man holding his neck and back for pains
Back pain happens for a diverse array of reasons and can vary significantly in its intensity and location. Most people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Whether it’s an acute muscle strain from working out too strenuously or a chronic degenerative