It’s not uncommon to feel “pops” or clicks in the shoulder when you move it. If there’s no pain you may think it’s nothing to be worried about. Read more to learn if your frequent shoulder popping or cracking may be a sign of an unstable shoulder joint. Learn when you should see a regenerative orthopedic doctor about your shoulder.
If you have seen a doctor for neck pain or lower back pain and nothing is flagged as suspicious on an X-ray, a spinal ligament injury may be the culprit. The sensitive nature of the spine makes it susceptible to many possible injuries or traumas that could cause problems like headaches, swelling, or soreness. Read more about spinal ligament injuries and non-surgical treatment options.
You CAN ski or board even if you have knee osteoarthritis or chronic back pain. A regenerative procedure this fall, can have you ready for strenuous activity on the slopes so that you don’t miss the snow season. See 5 steps to get your knees ready for ski & board season, and view a compilation of 8 can’t-miss ski resorts near Pittsburgh.
What is Bone-on-bone pain? Loss of cartilage can result in Bone-on-bone pain or osteoarthritis. This is the most common form of arthritis, and approximately 46% of people will develop it in their lives. Regenexx PRP or Bone Marrow Concentrate has been found to decrease symptoms and increase function in patients that suffer from bone on bone arthritis.
Knee pain is often caused by meniscus tears. These tears are quite common. In fact, according to the British Journal of Sports Medicine, if you were to get MRI’s of people over the age of 35, most of them are likely to have a meniscus tear. Before you consent to meniscus surgery, see step-by-step how a non-surgical PRP procedure can increase function, decrease pain and minimize downtime.
According to the American Heart Association 1 in 8 orthopedic surgeries lead to heart damage. If you’ve been told you need orthopedic surgery on your knee or shoulder or any other joint, please get a second opinion with Regenexx for a less invasive non-surgical option.
Meniscus tears are a common cause of knee pain. There are many types of meniscus tears, and each can benefit from different types of treatment. Surgery may not be the best option. To actually have the meniscus heal on its own, consider Regenexx procedures. Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP has good evidence to support its effectiveness. Injections of Bone Marrow Concentrate containing the patient’s own live stem cells can be used for more severe meniscus tears.
Regenexx has over 15 years of outcomes data collected from patients who have undergone a Regenexx procedure. This collection of data has allowed Regenexx to do something no orthopedic surgeon is doing and no other regenerative provider has the resources to do: that is to give you a likely outcome from a Regenexx procedure.
As an estimated 42% of Americans travel this holiday season, learn the for-sure statistically busiest travel days. If you must travel on those days, get tips to ease minor stiffness or soreness. And if you’re one of the many (over 7% of Americans) who suffer from life-limiting joint pain, learn about non-surgical solutions that can make this your last time to travel for the holidays in pain.
Get Rid of Knee Pain and Explore 8 of the Best Ski Resorts Near Pittsburgh, PA
A Regenexx orthopedic procedure in fall can have you ready for the winter slopes this season. See a comparison of healing time for knee replacement surgery vs. a non-surgical Regenerative procedure, and check out 8 of the closest ski resorts you can enjoy without knee pain
Help Regenexx Lend a Helping Hand to Families in Need this Holiday Season. Donate to our food drive by Wednesday, 11.10.21! Benefits Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank with donations delivered in time for Thanksgiving.
At Regenexx Pittsburgh, we are foremost committed to the health and safety of our patients. Our team adheres strictly to COVID-19 protection protocols and ALL staff wear masks and are COVID-19 vaccinated.