Bursitis of the Hip

Bursitis of the Hip

Trochanteric bursitis is a very common problem seen in the musculoskeletal universe. Most often, I see patients say that their hip hurts and they point over the lateral part of the hip. Bursitis means that there is inflammation of the fluid filled sac, or cushion,...
It’s a Pain in the Neck!

It’s a Pain in the Neck!

  Cervical pain can literally be a pain in the neck! It can cause referral into the arms, upper back, and even headaches. These symptoms can be debilitating and impact one’s home and work life. Fortunately, there are a lot of options available to manage these...
SGB for PTSD

SGB for PTSD

So many letters, what does it all mean? PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is a psychiatric disorder that can occur after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. This may include a natural disaster, combat, personal assault, or other accidents. In fact,...
What can I do for my aching back?

What can I do for my aching back?

About 80% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetime. It is the leading cause of job related disability. The costs associated with low back pain, when accounting for lost wages, are in excess of $100 billion per year. Those statistics are...
Chronic Migraine

Chronic Migraine

Sometimes life causes headaches, but what constitutes chronic migraines? The definition for chronic migraine is having 15 or more headache days per month with the headache lasting for over 4 hours. Surprisingly, over 3 million adults in the US suffer from chronic...