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Cervical Spine Instability Getting a Correct Diagnosis with Digital Motion X-Ray and Restorative Treatment with Prolotherapy

By Debra K. Brinker, RN The cervical spine is unique, consisting of vertebrae that are smaller and more mobile than all of the movable vertebrae of the spine. This high degree of mobility is necessary in order to move the head through its varied range of motion. The cervical ligaments, stabilizing structures primarily responsible for connecting adjacent bones, are especially …

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Cervical Spine Instability Getting a Correct Diagnosis with Digital Motion X-Ray and Restorative Treatment with Prolotherapy

By Debra K. Brinker, RN The cervical spine is unique, consisting of vertebrae that are smaller and more mobile than all of the movable vertebrae of the spine. This high degree of mobility is necessary in order to move the head through its varied range of motion. The cervical ligaments, stabilizing structures primarily responsible for connecting adjacent bones, are especially …

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Osteoarthritis Pain Relief and Repair with Stem Cell Prolotherapy

Osteoarthritis is a chronic and debilitating joint disease. It occurs through a sequence of events that has, at its core, a loss of joint cartilage.This affects other joint structures, and eventually will lead to joint space narrowing and bony overgrowth, progressing until joint movement becomes noticeably restricted. What occurs before the cartilage loss? Osteoarthritis almost always begins with ligament weakness …

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Prolotherapy – a pain treatment for all levels of golfers

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Have you suffered an injury from golf, or one that is preventing you from playing golf? Over 50% of golfers suffer from traumatic or overuse injuries at some point. Golfing puts significant stress on the body, requiring aggressive twisting and torque which can lead to injury. While prevention is important through using good form, proper equipment, and CORE strengthening, when …

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Rejuvenating Degenerated Joints with Natural Injection Therapies: Prolotherapy and Stem Cell Treatments

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By Caring Medical and Rehabilitation Services Did you know that osteoarthritis, sports injuries, and other chronic joint pain can be repaired using our body’s own cells combined with simple, natural ingredients? While these types of regenerative treatments have been helping people for decades, this is often a new concept for those who have been wrapped up in more traditional medicine …

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Ligament Laxity, the Missing Diagnosis in Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Vaginal Pain

Ligament Laxity

By Debra K. Brinker, RN It is estimated that approximately 24% of women suffer from at least one symptom of pelvic floor dysfunction. (1) Pelvic floor dysfunction involves spasm or discoordination of the pelvic floor musculature, which commonly manifests with the associated symptoms, including pelvic and vaginal pain, and a variety of uncomfortable symptoms. (See figure 1.) As these conditions may …

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A Frequently Misdiagnosed Low Back Pain Condition: Why You Need An Expert

The statistics are overwhelming. Millions of individuals that suffer from low back pain and are not getting the relief that they could simply because conventional medicine overlooks a common condition. When you’re dealing with chronic low back pain, it’s difficult to focus on anything other than your discomfort. The agonizing and sometimes debilitating pain can cause us to miss out …

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Stem Cell Therapy Options for Osteoarthritis

By Debra K. Brinker, RN Research shows that stem cells accelerate and enhance bone and cartilage repair in osteoarthritic joints. Since surgery comes with many disadvantages, stem cell injections to restore cartilage and alleviate pain provide an exciting alternative. Stem cell therapy has become a popular out of network treatment when patients have tried and failed the limited symptom control-only treatments …

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Treating Chronic Foot and Toe Pain with Regenerative Therapy

Treating Chronic Foot

By Debra K. Brinker, RN Chronic foot and toe pain affect an incredibly large part of our population. We spend hours on our feet daily while working, playing sports, shopping, and also while trying to reach that goal of 10,000 steps a day. Each of those steps generates a force on the foot. During an average day, the feet support …

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Is There an Alternative to Joint Replacement?

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By Debra K. Brinker, RN Joint replacement surgeries are increasing rapidly. In the last ten years, knee replacements have more than doubled and hip replacements more than tripled.1 The most common cause of chronic knee and hip pain leading to joint replacement is osteoarthritis. Other causes of knee and hip pain include bursitis, tendonitis, sports injuries, chondromalacia patella, ligament injury, …

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