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Prolotherapy – A Simple Solution With Powerful Effects

April 16th, 2013 (No Comments)

As indicated by the title, I am always amazed by prolotherapy for its ability to stimulate the body to heal itself.  No drugs involved.  The mechanisms by which prolotherapy affects the pain response and injury to the ligaments, tendons, and nerves is actually quite complex.  But the products we use to inject are almost profound […]

Excellent Article on Fructose

March 19th, 2011 (No Comments)

I couldn’t have written it better, so I’m not going to try.  You should read this article by my colleague, Dr. Shannon Weeks, on his blog site:  The Devil in the Fructose.  Its an excellent overview of the dangers of fructose and how it significantly contributes to the obesity epidemic in our country.

Thumbtack

March 19th, 2011 (No Comments)

You can find my Prolotherapy and Platelet Rich Plasma services now on Thumbtack!

Struggling with shin splints?

February 16th, 2011 (No Comments)

Shin splints, medically referred to as medial tibial stress syndrome or MTSS, can be a painful condition often leaving runners no option but to discontinue training. The injury involves damage to the muscle insertions along the medial part of the tibia, or lower leg. Standard treatments of ice and anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) may help temporarily […]

Study shows PRP superior to steroid injection for chronic tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)

January 8th, 2011 (No Comments)

Steroid injections can sometimes help relieve pain with tennis elbow that is unresponsive to conservative treatment. The relief often lasts a limited time, however, and then the pain recurs, sometimes worse. Further, with steroids there is always the potential of further weakening and breaking down the precious tendon fibers making the problem more chronic. This […]