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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, ...

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 recoverin...

Radial Tunnel Syndrome — Diagnosis and Treatment

Radial Tunnel Syndrome — Diagnosis and Treatment
Radial tunnel syndrome, much like the more common and well-known carpal tunnel syndrome, is a painful condition caused by nerve entrapment. The radial nerve runs from the side of the neck, along the back o...

Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injections: What Should You Expect?

Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injections: What Should You Expect?
Ultrasound-guided joint injections are a safe, non-invasive approach to treating pain, inflammation and impaired mobility. The procedure is often recommended when other conservative treatments such as oral...

Early Sports Injury Treatment: How to Avoid the HARM Factors

Early Sports Injury Treatment: How to Avoid the HARM Factors
Do you know the proper protocol for early sports injury treatment? You can safely manage many acute soft-tissue injuries at home, including muscle strains, ligament strains and tendon injuries, if you av...

Is Your Knee Pain the Result of Fat Pad Impingement?

Is Your Knee Pain the Result of Fat Pad Impingement?
Do you suffer from anterior knee pain and inflammation? If so, fat pad impingement could be to blame. Also known as Hoffa’s syndrome or fat pad syndrome, impingement is an injury in which the soft tissu...

Stress Fractures — What Athletes Need to Know

Stress Fractures — What Athletes Need to Know
Stress fractures are among the most common sports injuries, occurring when muscle fatigue sets in. Fatigued muscles cannot effectively absorb added shock, so any overload is transferred to the bone. This c...