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Ask Dr. C-Episode 12-Understanding Static vs. Dynamic Imaging

I do love looking at the questions everyone submits. Today we’ll focus on a critical difference in imaging that many physicians don’t understand, but that’s critical for the average patient to understand. We’ll dive into static versus dynamic imaging. Today’s Question When looking at a cervical spine MRI, how can you tell whether any of…
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Ask Dr. C: Episode 9-Imaging Guidance and Insurance Coverage

It’s ask Dr. C time again! Here are our questions for today: When getting stem cells and PRP, is it necessary to use the guidance system or can the Doctor simply look at MRI and use it to inject? This is a great question as it gets to one of the points that I’ve been…
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How to Heal a Herniated Disc Naturally

On this page: What is a herniated disc? What is herniated disc surgery like? Can a herniated disc heal on its own? What activities should you avoid with a herniated disc? Is walking good for a herniated disc? Do supplements work? Is there another way to treat a herniated disc naturally? Do you really need…
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What is Intersection Syndrome?

Intersection syndrome is a diagnosis that’s given to patients with a painful condition of the forearm and wrist. What causes this problem? How is it diagnosed? Can it be treated? If so, how? What is Intersection Syndrome? Intersection syndrome is defined by pain on the back thumb side of the wrist. This can occur in…
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A Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear: Listen To The Patient

I often write about what I experience in the clinic. Today I’d like to tell you about a patient who has a specific injury to his lateral collateral ligament but instead was told he needed the wrong surgery. How did that happen? The surgeon paid attention to the bright shiny object on the MRI. Let’s…
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Could This Be a New Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia?

On this page: What is trigeminal neuralgia? Symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia Standard treatments for trigeminal neuralgia New treatment for trigeminal neuralgia A case study for the new treatment At Regenexx we’ve had lots of regenerative medicine firsts. Now that could include a new treatment for trigeminal neuralgia. Let’s dig in. What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia? What…
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Types of Deltoid Ligament Injuries

On this page: What is the deltoid ligament? What is a sprain of the deltoid ligament? How do you check the deltoid ligament? What are the treatment options? Patient story of a deltoid ligament injury While most of us have heard of an outside ankle sprain, can you also have problems with the inside ankle…
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Chiari Malformation Treatment – Do You Need Surgery?

I often see patients after surgical Chiari malformation treatment. Many actually have craniocervical instability causing their problems, but mistakenly get Chiari surgery and don’t do well. In fact, I just spoke to one of these patients this week on a Telemedicine consult. I tried to explain to her that this is a procedure with significant…
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