Joint Health

Joints are the connections between bones that enable movement. Taking care of your joints is essential for staying active and mobile. Learn how to keep your joints healthy and strong with our helpful insights.

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The Regen Med Engineering Flowchart

I was checking out Facebook this morning and this flowchart came up. Not only did I LOL, but since it reminded me of the one we use for advanced RegenMed and since 99% of practicing physicians still haven’t figured this out, if you as a patient or physician understand it, you’re ahead of the game.…read more

How Good are Hip X-rays and MRIs In Diagnosing the Cause of Hip Pain?

Imaging by itself is often useless in determining why someone has pain. Despite that fact, patients often believe the opposite, that their x-ray or MRI study is a critical tool for making the diagnosis of why their knee or hip hurts. Today we’ll explore research showing that hip x-rays and MRIs are often awful at…read more

Periacetabular Osteotomy: Should You Get Hip PAO Surgery?

You find out after a visit to the local orthopedic surgeon’s office that you or your young adult has hip dysplasia. One of the treatments offered is a surgery called PAO. You frantically search the Internet to figure out what that is and whether it’s a good choice. So today let’s explore hip PAO surgery.…read more

The Critical Upper Body Suspension System

What connects your arms to your body? While that may sound like a crazy question that you really don’t need to know the answer to at this point, it’s actually a bigger deal than you might realize. Why? because like your car, the “suspension” system for your upper body can get misaligned or damaged and…read more

Fighting Gravity as You Age: The Swiss Ball Super Stretch

I often write that I have a love-hate relationship with aging. On the one hand, an aging body is a fantastic instructor for anyone that does what I do. On the other hand, aging isn’t for sissies. Today I’d like to review a new Swiss ball super stretch I’ve been using that has made a…read more

What My Unstable Knee Can Teach You About PRP Treatment

I’ve blogged about my right knee which is a case study in Instability and why a PRP injection MUST include more than injecting inside the knee joint. Let’s review the concept of Instability and why it’s so critical for doctors who use PRP to understand this issue. Let’s dig in. The Knee Your knee is…read more

Getting Flat Feet? Meet the Spring Ligament

My feet are getting flat. In fact, that’s causing some pain in the top of my foot at the end of the day. So what’s going on? What does that have to do with the Spring Ligament? Let’s dig in. What Are Flat Feet? Our feet have a natural Arch. Why? Because it’s part of…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
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