Treatment for sacroiliac joint pain should not include spinal fusion. This is what a paper published in the July 2017 edition of Neurosurgery clinics of North America suggests: "Pain related to joint dysfunction can be treated with joint fusion; this is a...read more
Doctors in South Korea say that a combination treatment of bone marrow derived stem cells and platelet rich plasma therapy accelerates tendon repair in tendinopathy, including in the rotator cuff, by stimulating tendon derived stem cells to multiply and repair.1 This...read more
Post-concussion syndrome | Neck injury or head injury? What is causing post-concussion like symptoms?
A study in the July 2017 edition of The Journal of orthopedic and sports physical therapy says there is considerable evidence to support the importance of cervical afferent dysfunction (damage to the neck vertebrae and weakness in neck stability) in the development of...read more
We see many patients who come in with a diagnosis of spinal stenosis. Their doctors have told them that they have a narrowing of the spinal column and that is causing pressure on the spinal cord, and/or a narrowing of the openings where spinal nerves leave the spinal...read more
Adipose derived stem cells and PRP demonstrate significant healing in patients with degenerative arthritis We see many patients with chronic progressive degenerative osteoarthritis. Often we see them following a recommendation to total joint replacement of which they...read more
Recent advances have shown that the gut microbiota (the collective name for the bacteria that lives in the digestive/intestinal tract) exert influences on protecting us from cancer. Doctors at the University of North Carolina write that the human body harbors enormous...read more