5 Sneaky Things That Are Causing Your Knee Pain

Almost everybody experiences knee pain at some point in time. Whether by trauma during running or even by gradual development through chronic inflammatory disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, it is one of those things you hardly can escape. Knee pain can be a nuisance, it can limit your ability to move around. To address the […]

Prolotherapy for Pregnancy Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common challenges among pregnant women. In fact, approximately 3 – 4 out of 5 childbearing women agonize from the terrors of back pain. Causes of Back Pains During Pregnancy Joints at the back loosen. During pregnancy, the joints at the lower back loosen, which causes movement in joints. […]

Prolotherapy for Knee Pain

Knee Pain and Its Causes The knee is the largest joint in the body. A wide variety of inflammatory, mechanical, or traumatic injury on the knees can occur anytime at any age. Currently, the leading causes of knee injuries are ligament strains and tears. Other knee problems arise as a result of the degenerative process […]

Prolotherapy for Arthritis

Prolotherapy: A Regenerative Injection Therapy Prolotherapy, otherwise known as Proliferation Therapy, is a treatment procedure involving the injection of a dextrose solution and a local anesthetic. The solution is aimed to “proliferate” or “stimulate” the body to trigger cell growth and to stabilize tissue in order to strengthen weak cartilage, ligaments, tendons, and bones. The […]

Radiofrequency Ablation – Rhizotomy

Not all pain we experience is physical. There is also nociceptive pain (from tissue damage or inflammation), muscular pain, psychogenic pain (from emotional factors), and neuropathic pain (from a dysfunctional or injured nerve). Understanding neuropathic pain as a disease of the nervous system sheds on the riddle of why do we feel pain, solving the […]

Degenerative Disc Disease

 To understand what a degenerative disc means it is helpful to study how the spine works, or at least how it looks like as well as its parts. The spinal column, commonly known as spine, is made up of bones called vertebrae. Between each vertebra is a disc that looks like a gel, which serves […]

Taking Control of Your Arthritis Pain

Taking Control of Your Arthritis Pain Most of us know that Arthritis literally means inflammation of the joints. Although, joint inflammation is just a sign or a symptom rather than a specific diagnosis, Arthritis is a term used by doctors to describe a group of conditions affecting the joints. The two most common types of […]

Trigger Point Injections

What are trigger points? Painful muscles have been associated to “trigger points”. But what is a trigger point? A trigger point is a hyperirritable area of a tissue that is tender when compressed and can cause a referred pain. It could be a myofascial trigger point if it occurs in the muscle and fascia – […]

Pain and Fibromyalgia

“For this reason my loins are full of anguish; Pains have seized me like the pains of a woman in labor. I am so bewildered I cannot hear, so terrified I cannot see.” – Isaiah 21:3 Pain. Everyone experiences pain. We even have different pain classifications, characteristics, and names for pain. Although descriptions of pain […]

Facet Joint Syndrome

The vertebral column, commonly known as the spine or backbone is one of the most important parts of your body.  It provides the main support, which allows you to sit or stand upright, bend, lean forward, and twist. 33 vertebrae form the spinal column. These individual bones are stacked one on top of the other. […]

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