Groin pain is often a confusion and frustrating area for the patient and physician to treat. With a complicated matrix of connective soft tissue and weave of muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves, the hip/groin area certainly presents a challenge to the patient in chronic pain.
“Hip and groin pain is a common condition in professional athletes... [Read more of this review]
False negative readings, false positive readings, the medical literature is filled with studies that question the validity of MRI for finding the true cause of a patients pain. Further, the studies cite not only the problems of the film accurately portraying what is going on, but also those assigned to interpret what the MRI is saying. (1)
The hip... [Read more of this review]
A 61 year-old woman who came into our office with right hip pain that had plagued her since the age of 19 following a traumatic skiing. She said the pain was low grade for most of life, but in the past four years it began to get progressively worse. She then went on to visit an orthopedic specialist where an MRI of the hip was ordered and revealed moderately... [Read more of this review]
The platelets contain growth factors that will stimulate the immune system to bring cells to the area that will grow back new tissue, stabilize the area, and eliminate painMuch like Prolotherapy, PRP can be used anywhere in ligaments, tendons, muscles, joints from the head to the toe.I use ultrasound guidance to insure that the maximum number of platelets... [Read more of this review]
Researchers writing in the medical journal Der Orthopäde sought to find what degenerative changes were present in the hip and knee joints of former elite marathon runners and how these subjects’ joints differ from those of control persons.
Schmitt H, Rohs C, Schneider S, Clarius M. [Is competitive running associated with osteoarthritis of the... [Read more of this review]