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Who Needs a Meteorologist With Weather-wise Joints?

October 5th, 2015|arthritis, migraine, osteoarthritis|

Grandpa Jones didn’t need to check with a meteorologist to know that a cold front was coming in. His aching joints told him all he needed to know about the changing weather. A rise or fall of barometric pressure, humidity, or even temperature can often trigger various joint pains especially for those suffering from chronic

Back Pain: Spondylosis, Spondylolysis, and Spondylolisthesis

May 26th, 2014|chronic pain, epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, low back pain, osteoarthritis, radiofrequency ablation, spinal injections, Spine Basics|

Have you read your MRI report recently and ended up more confused about your low back pain than before you began? If so, you are not alone.  The medical terms for low back problems confuse many medical professionals who don't deal with these issues on a regular basis.  The purpose of this post is to

Stem Cells-the Next Frontier is Here

November 22nd, 2013|chronic pain, knee treatment, new therapies, osteoarthritis, stem cells|

by Guest Author Joseph Smith, PhD Our very own stem cells may provide the key to return us to a high quality of life without chronic pain. Stem cells are undifferentiated biological cells that can develop into just about any specialized tissues.  No longer controversial as they need not be derived from embryos or cadavers,

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