Category: Spine

Watch a Non-Surgical Solution for Neck Pain and Related Headaches

Watch a Non-Surgical Solution for Neck Pain and Related Headaches. Regenexx physician Dr. Lieber uses fluoroscopic real-time X-ray imaging for precise image guidance, as he injects platelet lysate into the patient’s cervical spine in order to help treat her nerve pain and cervicogenic headaches. Dr. Lieber’s procedure has been edited to 4-minutes.

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Shoulder Surgery Alternatives for Faster Recovery

Shoulder dislocations and Bankart Lesions are common injuries, particularly for young athletes who participate in baseball, volleyball, weight lifting, or gymnastics. Often, when shoulder pain does not go away, it is because of complications caused by a Bankart Lesion, a condition where the cartilage that lines the outside of the shoulder’s socket (called the labrum) tears. This injury can be treated with surgery, but a Bone Marrow Concentrate procedure is a non-surgical regenerative procedure option that may bring faster recovery for affected young athletes, as well as active older adults.

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Watch a Non-Surgical Solution for Low Back and Sciatic Pain

Lower back pain is no rarity among the US adult population. With nearly 50% of adults aged 45 years and up experiencing some form of recent back pain, it seems to be the norm. Symptoms of lower back pain (or even sciatica pain) can be relatively the same across multiple conditions, so diagnosis may sometimes be difficult. When physical therapy or chiropractic do not work, many doctors recommend surgery. Watch Dr. Sally’s videotaped procedure for sacroiliac joint pain (lower back) with a 5-step/3-part non-surgical process.

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Is it Sciatic Nerve Pain?

Sciatica can feel like quick searing jolts of pain, starting from the lower back and moving all the way down through one leg. If this sounds like a familiar sensation, you may be experiencing sciatica. Often the culprit of sciatica is something within the lumbar spine that pinches the sciatic nerve, like a herniated or bulging disc or spinal stenosis. Click the link to read more about how problems with the lower back can be the cause of sciatic nerve pain.

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Spinal Ligament Injuries and Neck Pain

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.

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You CAN Ski or Board with Knee Osteoarthritis

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.

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93% of Collegiate and Professional Sports Physicians Perform PRP

If Collegiate and Professional sports physicians perform PRP procedures, why shouldn’t Physicians who treat weekend athletes try it? See a survey that shows 93% of Collegiate and Professional Sports Physicians perform PRP procedures. Learn how you can benefit from Regenexx PRP procedures that are likely even better than many elite athletes get.

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Outcomes Database Separates Regenexx from So-Called Regenerative Clinics

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.

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Make This the Last Holiday Travel You Endure with Chronic Joint Pain

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.

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Don’t Miss Fall Foliage Due to Joint Pain

Although these hiking/biking trails are easy to get to, you can’t view them by car. So enjoy our suggestions, but if joint pain prevents you from seeing them, please consider a nonsurgical regenerative interventional orthopedic procedure, so you never again miss enjoying our beautiful fall foliage.

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PRP for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Lieber, Live Procedure, PRP to Treat Spinal Stenosis
In under 6 minutes, you can watch Dr. Lieber perform a live Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) procedure treating lumbar spinal stenosis. Unedited, the full Regenexx procedure is about 35 minutes. Jim, the 64 year-old patient and owner of an HVAC business, is awake and converses with Dr. Lieber throughout.

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Patient Success Story: Platelet Rich Plasma Lower Back

Watch a 3 minute video where Dr. Adelsheimer, Regenexx Pittsburgh, meets with his patient just 6 weeks after his procedure. The patient demonstrates an amazing range of motion without pain. Dr. Adelsheimer performed a combination platelet procedure to treat his patients lower back.

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About Regenexx Pittsburgh COVID-19 Protection Zone

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.

Advanced IOF Certifications

Certified at the highest level for Ankle / Foot, Wrist / Hand, Hip, Knee, Shoulder, and Spine Intradiscal

Specialized Certifications

Top available certifications in Diagnostic Ultrasound, Bone Marrow and Adipose Aspirate, and Nucleated Cell Counting

Educational Certifications

Our doctors have earned both General Instructor as well as Spine Instructor certifications.

Knee

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Knee Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Patellofemoral
  • Syndrome/Chondomalacia
  • ACL Tears + PCL, LCL & MCL Tears & Sprains
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Pes anersine bursitis
  • Baker’s cyst
  • Instability
  • Hamstrings Tendinopathy & Biceps Femoris Insertional Tendinopathy

Lower Spine

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Spine Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Lumbar Facet Injury
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated or Bulging Disc
  • Radiculopathy (pinched nerve)
  • SI Joint Syndrome
  • Many More Disc and Low Back Issues

Cervical Spine

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Spine Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Cervical Instability
  • Cervical Facet Injury
  • Neck, Back or Rib Instability
  • Many More Disc and Cervical Issues Causing Pain

Foot & Ankle

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Foot & Ankle Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Ankle Instability
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Peroneal tendon tear or split
  • Ligament sprain or tear
  • Sub-talar arthritis or instability
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Bunions

Hip

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Hip Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Bursitis
  • Tendinopathy
  • Labral / Labrum Tear

Elbow

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Elbow Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Instability
  • Tennis Elbow or Golfer’s Elbow
  • Nerve entrapment (ulnar nerve)

Shoulder

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions. View Details About Shoulder Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Arthritis of the shoulder joint
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Labral tears or degeneration
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis & tendonosis
  • AC Joint Separation
  • Recurrent shoulder dislocations

Hand & Wrist

Regenexx® Procedures are non-surgical injection treatments that are intended to help reduce pain and improve function for those who are suffering from pain due to common injuries, arthritis, and overuse conditions.

View Details About Hand & Wrist Treatments >

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Hand Arthritis
  • Basal Joint Arthritis or CMC / Carpometacarpal
  • Arthritis
  • Instability
  • TFCC Tear
  • Carpal Tunnel SyndromeTrigger Finger