Pain on the side of your knee is a common problem I see in the clinic. It’s funny, most people come to me worried about their meniscus or arthritis. But no one is talking about the Pes Anserine. The Pes Anserine is where many important muscles & tendons attach on the inside of your knee.
Yesterday morning I had 3 back to back patients who had numbness and tingling in their arm. This is a common problem that can be caused by a couple of different issues. Let’s dive into what I see most in clinic. The Main Culprit for Arm Numbness When Sleeping The most common cause of arm
Do you ever wake up in the morning and your neck is stiff and it’s hard to turn to one side? Some people call this a crick in their neck. Most describe it as the type of stiffness that makes changing lanes hard when you’re driving. Let’s dive into what’s actually causing a crick in
Everyday I have at least one patient who tells me their back hurts when they get out of a chair. They usually come to me with a long history of MRI images showing arthritis in their facet joints, bulges, herniations and degenerative disc disease. So what causes back pain when getting out of a chair?
The short answer is, YES! Acupuncture can help with the nerve pain from shingles. Acupuncture works directly on the TRPV1 nerve receptor that causes the common burning pain you feel with shingles. If you want to dive into a scientific study that proves acupuncture helps shingles pain, then keep reading. Otherwise, just click the book
We’ve known of 3 common nerves since 1957 that help 80% of people with low back pain! They’re called your cluneal nerves. The problem is most doctors just don’t learn about them and don’t have any tools to treat them. In my clinic in Tampa, FL I treat cluneal nerves with perineural injections, dry needling
Do you have chronic pain? Some common areas people have pain are their back, knee, neck, shoulder, hip, elbow and foot. Cortisone shots are sold as a quick fix, but they only provide relief for a short period of time and have been proven to actually be harmful. In this article we’ll discuss the side
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Steroid injections are generally just a bad idea. Especially when it comes to joint pain. They might help in the short term for 3 months if you’re lucky but long term they lead to further arthritis, degeneration and the need for joint replacement. Cortisone injections are actually toxic to our cells – the dose given
I am a big believer that dry needling is the most effective tool at reducing pain and restoring range of motion. And it’s not just temporary relief, results can and often are long lasting.
Prolozone (Ozone) Injections are the best alternative to expensive PRP & Stem Cell procedures. They work in the same way by stimulating your body’s own healing response. Ozone injections are great for herniations, arthritis, bulges, inflammation, tendinitis, bursitis and more. If it hurts then Prolozone (Ozone Injections + Prolotherapy) will help. Ozone Injection therapy works
I’ve performed 30,000 pain management procedures, so I’ve heard it all and seen it all. I’ve learned a lot about what it takes to actually treat pain. Most doctors are not equipped to actually treat your pain. At best they will manage your symptoms. In reality, most of the options they give you actually make