Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda Equina is the anatomic term for the collection of nerves at the end of the spinal cord, which ends at the upper portion of the lumbar spine. These nerve roots innervate the legs and the bladder, and cauda equina is the continuation of these nerve roots in the lumbar region. Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)Read More

What’s the Difference Between COX-2 Inhibitors and NSAIDs?

For millions of Americans, pain is an everyday occurrence. In fact, it’s estimated that almost one-third of the American population (over 100 million people) suffer from chronic pain. Whether its the sting chronic lower back pain, or the unrelenting pain or osteoarthritis (wear and tear arthritis) millions of Americans are looking for simple solutions toRead More

Migratory Joint Pain

Migratory joint pain is pain that is felt in a variety of joints that occurs at random intervals with/without warning signs or other symptoms. This strange condition has researchers baffled because they are unable to determine a definitive cause. Diagnosing and treating the condition is a challenge for medical professionals.   There a two differentRead More

Nerve Block for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain may have you looking for better pain management. A temporary or permanent nerve block can provide long-term relief for chronic pain. A nerve block is a procedure that disrupts nerve activity and can be used to diagnose or treat neuropathic pain or pain caused by nerve dysfunction or damage. Nerve blocks involve injectingRead More

Different Types of Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy, if there is severe nerve damage, is not reversible; however, there are different varieties of neuropathy that are reversible and partially reversible. Some people, under the guidance of a practitioner, may be able to follow a treatment plan and reverse or partially reverse the damage done to the nerves. Peripheral nerves are foundRead More

The Importance of Stem Cell Therapy Today

Stem Cell Therapy had become a mode of treatment for athletic injuries and is also used as a means to enhance beauty. The therapy involves collecting blood and processing it in a centrifuge. The plasma concentrate of growth factors and healing agents that separates from other blood components is then collected and injected into theRead More