Tag Archives: sports

Steroid vs. regenerative medicine injections

June 13, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Standard of care is defined as the appropriate medical treatment based on scientific evidence and collaboration between the medical professionals involved in the treatment of a given condition. For the treatment of painful musculoskeletal conditions, steroid injections, such as cortisone injections, are considered the standard of care by many […]

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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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Do you pop pain pills for arthritis?

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Anyone who has arthritis knows how difficult it can be to treat. The usual palliative treatment includes pills, creams or a tough-it-out attitude. Yet over-the-counter pills barely work and/or last only a few hours, while prescription drugs may cause a multitude of side effects and be dangerous. Many find that […]

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Treating sports concussions and traumatic brain injuries

February 25, 2012

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by Stephanie Reese —  Did Lou Gehrig really have Lou Gehrig’s disease? A new study suggests that repeated concussions from playing sports can cause a motor-neuron disorder with symptoms that mimic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS (as Lou Gehrig’s disease is also called). Both conditions include weakness or numbness in the limbs, uncontrollable muscle twitching […]

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Treating whiplash with myofascial release

February 24, 2012

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by Maria G. Troia —  Whiplash is a nonmedical term that describes a set of symptoms usually caused by a rear-end collision, but also can be caused by sports injuries, falls or other movements where a similar rapid extension-flexion motion of the head and neck occurs. These symptoms typically include neck pain, difficulty turning the […]

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Are you tired of living with hip pain?

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Hip pain is one of the more common complaints of patients who come to our office. It frequently results from a recent injury or past traumatic event, such as a motor vehicle accident, fall or sports injury. Patients with hip injuries rarely have pain that involves only the hip. […]

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