Regenerative Health blog articles that help you learn more about Regenexx and the surgery-free options available for treating spine and joint disease.
PRP knee injections are emerging as highly sought-after treatments for those suffering from a wide variety of knee pain or injuries in Oklahoma. PRP has been used to treat many different orthopedic conditions for well over two decades, although many are just learning about PRP. History of PRP or Platelet-rich Plasma in Orthopedic Treatment While PRP has been used to treat other non-orthopedic conditions dating back into the 1960s, realization of the potential benefits in orthopedics was delayed until the 1990s. One of the earliest reports of the use of PRP in orthopedics is from 1999. In that year, Dr.…Read full article
Low back pain is a common symptom that many adults in the U.S. experience, particularly in Oklahoma. In fact, one study found that over a quarter of the population had experienced low back pain in the 90 days before answering a survey. Fortunately, many episodes of low back pain only last for a few months. However, many Oklahomans experience recurrent attacks and will need further care, such as when they have facet joint pain, facet arthritis, or facet arthropathy. Introduction People who have low back pain for more than three months may end up with many medical-related expenses and may…Read full article
Low Back Pain and Right Leg Pain Causes and Treatments Low back and right leg pain can have many different causes. Common causes include herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, and sciatica. Treatment options for low back and right leg pain often depends on the underlying cause of the pain. Common treatments include physical therapy, medication, epidural injections, and surgery. Introduction to Low Back Pain If you’re experiencing low back and right leg pain, you may be wondering what’s causing it and how to treat it. Low back and right leg pain can have many causes, including herniated discs,…Read full article
Healthcare in the era of COVID-19 As the Coronavirus “curve” flattens, Oklahomans are preparing to resume work and other activities outside the home that expose you to pain and injury. However, seeking healthcare in an oldfashioned clinic with large numbers of patients may still risk unnecessary exposure to COVID-19 and other germs. Despite the recession of the “peak” of the Coronavirus outbreak, this illness still poses significant risks for many, and it is best to avoid care settings that put you at risk. Answers for Joint & Spine Care An appointment with your traditional primary care office or a…Read full article
Regenerative Medicine, including bone marrow cells and blood platelet-derived products, are revolutionizing the treatment options available for patients suffering musculoskeletal pain and injury. Spine, joint, nerve, tendon, and ligament problems can often be addressed with surgery-free, minimally invasive approaches. However, in order to maximize the potential of your regenerative treatment, it is critical that your doctor has the specialized training and unique skillset to precisely deliver your therapy. Precision guidance is a core feature of the advanced regenerative care we provide at Orthobiogen. In order to demonstrate what is meant by “precision guidance”, let’s consider an example that illustrates our…Read full article
Sacroiliac Joint Pain (SIJ) Common causes of lower back pain, which can radiate into the hips and legs, include several types of arthritis. In my musculoskeletal spine and joint pain and injury practice, I routinely treat patients suffering from sacroiliac joint pain. Recently, I was asked to author an article on the topic for the online resource ARTHRITIS-health.com. If you feel you may be suffering from sacroiliac or SIJ pain, I recommend reading the article as a quick introduction to the topic by clicking here. Common Arthritis Causes of SIJ Pain Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Lupus Ankylosing Spondylitis Psoriatic Arthritis…Read full article