Problems with Cortisone Shots- Short Term Relief Costs Long Term Healing

When cortisone injections were discovered in the 1940’s, it was considered the medical breakthrough for joint, tendon, and cartilage related pain. It continues to be the option offered by many physicians for injury and arthritis. However, even as early as the 1950’s research began to show cortisone is not the “magic bullet” it was thought to be.

Considering Knee Surgery? READ THIS FIRST

Highest Rates of Knee Surgery

The rate of knee surgery in the United States is virtually out of control. In 2017 over 700,000 total knee replacements were performed. According to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery article in 2005, this rate is expected to increase by 3.5 million surgeries per year by 2030.

When Slip-and-Fall Accidents Result in Knee Injuries

Slip and fall injuries and trip and fall injuries are both cases that are listed under the expansive law of premise liability. Typically, when someone has a slip and fall, they fall backwards. However, in a trip and fall, they usually fall forwards. Sometimes serious injuries can result from these, and often times it is to the knees.

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NATURAL, NONSURGICAL TREATMENT FOR YOUR JOINT PAIN

Joint osteoarthritis affects more than 50 million people each year. If you are suffering with chronic joint pain. We can treat your pain without surgery, getting you back on your feet sooner!

Osteoarthritis develops when the cartilage in your joint has worn away, decreasing the protective space between bones.  Synovial fluid lubricates the cartilage and keeps the joint operating smoothly.

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IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE THIS WAY

KNEE PAIN DOESN’T HAVE TO BE THIS WAY

Pain of any kind can truly change your life. It affects all areas of you, including your mind and emotions, more than we give it credit for. Because pain is so common these days, there are constant fixes, solutions or remedies that people try for any level of pain management. 

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OSTEOARTHRITIS – FACT OR FICTION: DO JOINTS WEAR DOWN AS YOU AGE?

Do you have joint pain? Has your doctor told you it’s normal “wear and tear” or that it’s just part of aging?

We’re here to tell you that joint pain isn’t “normal” wear and tear, nor is it part of the aging process. Joint pain is damage to tissues or an inflammatory process and isn’t something you just have to live with because you’re getting older.

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