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Facet Joint Injections for Neck & Back Pain

Facet Joint Injections for Neck & Back Pain

Cervical, lumbar and thoracic facet joint injections (also known as facet blocks) can be an effective option for the diagnosis and treatment of short- and long-term neck and back pain. The facet joints, which connect the bones in the spine, may or ... View More...

Prevent Lower Back Pain Caused by Cycling

prevent lower back pain caused by cycling

Did you know you can prevent lower back pain commonly associated with cycling? Cycling is a frequently recommended low-impact cardiovascular exercise for patients with spine conditions and those recovering from sports injuries. But if you spend hour ... View More...

Shoulder Pain Causes

Shoulder Pain Causes

To treat shoulder pain effectively, orthopedic and sports medicine specialists must first determine the cause of the problem. Shoulder pain can occur due to a variety of issues within the joint or among any of the surrounding muscles, tendons, liga ... View More...

Shoulder Pain Relief with Guided Injections

shoulder pain relief

Shoulder pain can result from a range of injuries, diseases and medical conditions affecting the joint or the surrounding muscles, tendons and ligaments. For many patients suffering with painful shoulder injuries and chronic conditions, guided inject ... View More...

Shoulder Impingement

shoulder impingement

Shoulder impingement syndrome, also called thrower’s shoulder, is a condition in which rotator cuff tendons are compressed as the shoulder moves. The tendons rub against the bone at the top of the shoulder, called the acromion. This causes swelling ... View More...

Frozen Shoulder

frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is a painful orthopedic condition characterized by decreased function and range of motion loss in the shoulder joint. Symptoms develop gradually, typically over the course of several months. Initially, moving ... View More...

How Are Rotator Cuff Tears Diagnosed and Treated?

Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator cuff tears pose a significant challenge for athletes, especially those in their golden years. In fact, according to a study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), roughly 25 percent of those over age 60 have rotator cuff injuri ... View More...