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Can Ultrasound Detect Tumors?

October 10, 2023

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Medical team member using ultrasound on patient’s leg

When most people think about tumor detection, they focus on MRI scans, mammograms, palpation, and other techniques. But did you know that ultrasound could also play a role in identifying tumors? What exactly is diagnostic ultrasound, and how might it help you to detect significant health problems as early on as possible? Read this blog post to find out.


Trapped Nerves: Causes and Treatments

August 9, 2023

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Woman with neck pain due to a trapped nerve

A trapped nerve, also known as a pinched nerve, can be incredibly painful. In some cases, it is even debilitating. Why do some people develop this serious condition? Should you simply suffer through it, or should you see a doctor for professional care? Continue reading this blog post to discover important information about the causes of and treatments for trapped nerves.


You Asked, We Answered: Does Shockwave Therapy Break Up Scar Tissue?

June 9, 2023

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Scar tissue is a common consequence of injuries, surgeries, or certain medical conditions. While it plays a crucial role in wound healing, excessive scar tissue formation can lead to pain, reduced mobility, and functional limitations. In recent years, shockwave therapy has emerged as a potential treatment option for breaking up scar tissue and promoting healing. Read on to learn what to expect from shockwave therapy, the conditions it can treat, and how it addresses scar tissue to facilitate recovery.


Does Prolozone Reduce Inflammation?

April 10, 2023

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Person suffering from joint inflammation in the knee

Prolozone is a wonderful regenerative medicine treatment that has gained popularity in recent years. It involves the use of ozone, combined with a mild irritant and other substances, to empower the human body to heal itself and find relief from a range of musculoskeletal conditions.  You might wonder, though, does Prolozone reduce inflammation? How might your body respond to it? Is it right for you? Read on below to discover useful information.


Is Stem Cell Therapy Right for You?

February 18, 2023

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Illustration of needle injecting stem cells into tissue

Stem cell therapy is a major buzzword nowadays. This form of regenerative medicine is highly effective. Still, you might wonder whom it is for. Is stem cell therapy right for you? This blog post explains what stem cell therapy is and touches on some of the types of people that it can usually help.


Ozone Therapy for Athletes: How It Can Improve Your Performance

December 10, 2022

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Athletic man running on track after ozone therapy

Are you an athlete? Whether you compete professionally or just enjoy pushing your body to its limits, you are likely eager to learn about anything that might boost your performance. Have you thought about trying ozone therapy? Continue reading this blog post to learn more about ozone therapy for athletes and how it may be able to take your game to the next level.


5 Common Conditions That Stem Cells Can Treat

November 15, 2022

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Woman with knee injury, may benefit from stem cell therapy in Glastonbury

Stem cells have been a hot topic in medicine for quite a few years now. They have many applications in various areas of healthcare. They can be used in beauty products, cancer treatments, and more. They also have some remarkable uses in orthopedic medicine. In this blog post, we will discuss five common conditions that orthopedic stem cell therapy in Glastonbury can be used to treat.


Discover the Benefits of Osteopathic Ozone Therapy

October 14, 2022

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Fit young women enjoying pain relief thanks to ozone therapy

For patients who are coping with persistent musculoskeletal pain, conventional doctors often recommend medications and other common treatments. While such options are helpful for many people, they often fail to address the root cause of pain. Instead of encouraging healing, they simply hide the symptoms of an underlying problem. Osteopathic ozone therapy is different. Read on below to learn more about this remarkable treatment.


Can Regenerative Medicine Help with Tennis Elbow?

September 9, 2022

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Illustration of tennis elbow, which might benefit from regenerative medicine

Do you suffer from persistent elbow pain? It is possible that you have lateral epicondylitis, which is commonly referred to as tennis elbow. However, it isn’t exclusively limited to tennis players. It can afflict anyone who overuses the muscles in their forearm. It is marked by in inflammation and small tears in the elbow joint’s tendons. Conventional treatments for this condition include things like anti-inflammatory medications, corticosteroid injections, and surgery. But did you know there is another option? Many patients have found relief with the help of regenerative medicine. Read on below to learn more about treatment.


How PRP Can Help with Shoulder Injuries

August 15, 2022

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baseball pitcher who has just thrown

It’s basically impossible to throw a ball, swing a racket/club, or even put on a shirt comfortably when your shoulder is injured. It’s a complicated joint, meaning a lot can go wrong. And, for most people, shoulder problems tend to be recurring as well. If you’ve already tried other treatments and haven’t been happy with your results, PRP could be the answer you’re looking for. Here are just a few ways it has been shown to help people heal from (and prevent future) shoulder injuries.

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