Tag Archives: sports injury

Screwing with your knee problems

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Kenneth F. Muhich —  OK, now that I have your attention, allow me to explain the phrase “screwing with your knee.” A number of different joints in your body are connected to other joints by muscles, tendons and ligaments for support and movement. These joints have different names, such as facets in the […]

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Cortisone versus prolotherapy shots

July 11, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Many people are confused about whether to use cortisone or prolotherapy for treating painful joint conditions. It must be understood that cortisone and prolotherapy are not the same treatment, and the effects of each are dramatically different. Cortisone, like prednisone, is a corticosteroid and has numerous adverse and harmful […]

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Acupuncture and sports

March 5, 2012

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by Kim Blankenship —  It is common knowledge that in order for one to excel in athletic endeavors, it is necessary to achieve and maintain a high level of physical and mental balance, and stamina. Many professional athletes and amateur weekend warriors turn to acupuncture to increase stamina and speed up recovery time from mild […]

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Myotherapy for lasting pain relief

February 24, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman — Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy is a technique that helps people to relieve the pain, inflammation and stiffness they may feel from disease, sports injuries, repetitive strain injuries and accidents. Myotherapy is a direct, but noninvasive outgrowth of the medical discipline of trigger point injection therapy (used by Janet Travel, M.D. to help […]

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