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Hip pain and myofascial release

March 30, 2013

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by Maria Troia —  Hip pain affects individuals of all ages and can have various causes, including osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis or common muscle strain. Such hip pain can happen while walking on flat surfaces, up and down stairs, squatting or sleeping on the painful side. Hip pain may be experienced in the hip […]

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Meadowsweet — not just for pain

December 30, 2012

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  by Dr. Jennifer Burns —  Meadowsweet (Spirea ulmaria), a member of the rose family, was one of the sacred herbs used by the Druids. In the early 1800s, a doctor extracted salicylate from the flower part of the plant and used it to treat pain. The anti-inflammatory effects of this herb make it ideal […]

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Regenerative joint therapy optimizes joints

September 23, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Regenerative joint therapy (RJT), also known as prolotherapy, is a treatment for joint injuries and strains. Joint injuries are common and can lead to arthritis or joint diseases. Arthritis is caused by inflammation of the joint and is accompanied by stiffness, aches and pains from injuries, or strain on the […]

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Platelet rich plasma therapy

September 3, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a revolutionary new treatment that relieves pain by promoting long-lasting healing of musculoskeletal conditions. The healing properties of PRP therapy are attributed to the increased concentration of growth factors and secretory proteins that enhance the healing process on a cellular level. PRP therapy […]

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Easing Inflammation

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Inflammation is usually a normal process whereby the body responds to stress by sending more blood and macrophages to an area and secreting certain chemicals, such as histamine, that irritate the tissues to a degree. This is part of the normal response to stress. — However, problems can develop if […]

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Prolotherapy for sports injuries

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Nearly anyone who has ever experienced a sports- or exercise-related injury can tell you that sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness, treatment and prevention of those injuries. Although sports teams have employed physicians for many years, it is only since the late 20th […]

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