Conservative Care

Conservative care refers to non-invasive or minimally invasive treatment approaches aimed at managing health conditions and promoting overall well-being. This approach often emphasizes lifestyle modifications, physical therapy, and other non-surgical interventions to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.

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The Low Back Pain Circulus in Probando Experiment

What if you lied to your patients about what was wrong with them? Meaning, what if you told them there was nothing wrong when you as the doctor had no idea if that was accurate? What impact would that have on them? That was recently studied in an RCT on the biopsychosocial model of pain…read more

What Causes Pain Around the Ribs and Back Symptoms?

In this article: Understanding the thoracic spine Causes of pain in the ribs and back Treatment The thoracic spine and ribs are like a no man’s land for many physicians, including spine experts. While many physicians are comfortable treating and diagnosing neck and low back problems when it comes to things like pain around the…read more

The High Volume Pain Clinic Problem or “Churn and Burn”

There’s a disturbing trend recently covered by a news piece I just read. While I had planned on another blog this morning, when you try to write almost every day, you have to go with what gets you going. Today that’s the high-volume Pain Clinics that have been springing up all over the country. Let’s…read more

Stenoclavicular Joint Pain?

How is your shoulder connected to your body and how does that relate to the Sternoclavicular joint? What is Sternoclavicular joint pain? This blog will discuss: What is the Sternoclavicular joint? How is the joint put together? Why does this joint hurt? What kind of pain does it generate? How does the joint work? How…read more

My Elbow and Getting on Top of Early Arthritis

Several years ago I had a really bad fall onto my right wrist. Now my elbow hurts. Let’s learn why that is and how that intersects with staying on top of injuries and knowing when to have us intervene. Let’s dig in. My Elbow Story I’d love to tell you that I was screaming down…read more

Checking the Clinical Outcome of Our Network Sites

One of the things that makes Regenexx VERY DIFFERENT is our Clinical Registry and uniformity of treatment across the network. Today I’ll show you how we use this data to help our network sites maximize their outcomes. Let’s dig in. What Is a Treatment Registry? A Treatment Registry is a system that pings patients to…read more

What Does Your Back Pain and a Nerve in Your Ankle Have to Do with Your Bladder?

For the last decade or so I’ve realized that there’s a very big cross-over between patients with back pain and bladder problems. However, for many years this connection was ignored by urologists. Now, there are new devices that take advantage of this connection. So let’s dive into how a nerve in your ankle may impact…read more

What Is Central Sensitization? Does It Impact Procedures?

Central Sensitization is such a critical concept for some patients with chronic pain that it’s just begging for me to cover it, so here goes. So what is Central Sensitization? Why is it important? If you have it, how should you navigate procedures? Let’s dig in. What is Central Sensitization? When you feel pain, those…read more
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