World Arthritis Day 6 Best Ways to Manage Arthritis

Though you may already know that arthritis is a common condition, it may surprise you to know that arthritis impacts more than 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Arthritis symptoms may come and go and can be mild, moderate or severe. Whether you’re…

Stem Cells for Spine Surgery

Stem cell therapy is increasingly becoming a more common option in the medical field. Physicians suggesting it as an alternative treatment as well as an additional tool in surgeries for chronic problems like degenerative disc disease or spine injuries. In the below article originally from Chicago Health, a patient with a spinal injury was treated…

Low Vitamin D linked to Peripheral Neuropathy

Recent studies have reported that patients with Type 2 diabetes and diabetic peripheral neuropathy showed lower Vitamin D levels than patients without T2 diabetes or peripheral neuropathy. Some studies also found including a vitamin D supplementation could help improve painful neuropathic symptoms, which suggests vitamin D could have a role in diabetic peripheral neuropathy.  Low…

Stem Cell-Rich Prolotherapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma for Musculoskeletal Pain

Many people have heard the term “platelet-rich plasma” in news stories in connection with athletic injuries, however, not all may realize that when platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is injected into and around a joint, it is actually a type of prolotherapy. In fact, PRP has been used as a formula in prolotherapy since around 2005. The…