Do You Suffer from Knee Pain? Good News – You May Not Need Surgery!

More Americans suffer from chronic pain than diabetes, coronary heart disease and cancer combined. And according to the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), knee pain is the second major cause of chronic pain. No one enjoys living in pain, let alone chronic knee pain. Not only does it affect you physically, but it also impacts you mentally as you become limited in what you can do. Depending on the injury and severity, your knee can be treated using a variety of methods, and surgery ... Read More

Are You Suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis? Here’s What You Need to Know

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that is increasing at alarming rates. In the U.S., roughly 1.5 million people have this debilitating inflammatory disease, which is costing over $19 billion per year in direct healthcare costs and indirect economic costs due to low productivity, absenteeism, and lost wages.   How does RA work? What triggers RA to cause pain? RA occurs when the body attacks the thin membrane surrounding the joints, mistaking them as foreign inva... Read More

How to Overcome Chronic Pain Using Perineural Injection Therapy

Did you know that the vast majority of chronic pain is associated with the nervous system? This means that most of the conventional pain management treatments are ineffective as they are focused on targeting musculoskeletal components. Many people suffer from chronic nerve pain (and sometimes persistent burning) after a major surgery, such as the knee or back. Chronic nerve pain can also be brought by trauma, participating in sports, arthritis, overuse of certain body parts that leads to ... Read More

Functional Medicine Can Help You Can Overcome Fibromyalgia – Here’s How

It is estimated that more than five million people in the U.S. have fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia can cause severe pain, fatigue, brain fog, and cognitive impairment, which can interfere with a person’s ability to carry on normal daily activities. Fibromyalgia is also considered a rheumatic condition – a medical condition that can impair a person’s joints and/or soft tissues, resulting in chronic pain. Many patients are unaware that they can functionally treat fibromyalgia without goin... Read More

Can You Prevent Diabetes Naturally?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of American adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than tripled within the past 30 years! What’s worse is that this growing epidemic is showing no signs of slowing down. Diabetes is a deadly and costly disease. In the U.S. alone, over 29 million people are affected by diabetes, costing a staggering $245 billion in total medical costs and lost work and wages. The CDC also reports that diabetes is the sevent... Read More

Does Acupuncture Therapy Work?

Acupuncture is no longer an exotic curiosity. Each year, millions of Americans who suffer from pain receive acupuncture treatments, and this number continues to rise. Why are millions of Americans using acupuncture treatment? Does acupuncture therapy really work? I answer these questions below. But first, let’s explore a brief history lesson about acupuncture.   Acupuncture History Lesson Acupuncture stems from China, and it is a 3,000-year-old healing technique of Traditi... Read More

Do you suffer from Chronic or Acute Injury Pain? Try Regenerative Medicine for Quicker Recovery

I have written several articles that talk about chronic or acute injury pain. Many people stick to standard treatments or decide to have more invasive treatment options performed when experiencing this pain, which can lead to some serious side effects. There are alternative treatment options, which are not only less invasive but also promote quicker recovery through innovative procedures and technology. These treatment options fall under what is known as regenerative medicine, and below I... Read More

What is Stem Cell Therapy? Is it a Safe Treatment for Restoring Muscles, Joints, and Tendons?

Stem cell therapy is a popular form of regenerative medicine, with many doctors recommending it and many patients reaping the benefits. How does stem cell therapy work? I will walk you through what stem cell therapy is, how it works, the benefits, and how it can help you.   What is stem cell therapy? Think of your stem cells as your body’s repair kit. When you experience an injury, stem cells from your body migrate to the injured area, which activates the healing process. ... Read More

Do You Know What Functional Medicine is All About? Here’s What You Need to Know for a Healthier You

For a while now, I have written on many topics that fall under functional medicine. I will continue to write on this subject as this is not only what I specialize in, but it is also what I am passionate about in helping to educate you on alternative options to live healthier. If you are not familiar with functional medicine, then don’t fret – I will be explaining more about this below. With this article, however, I do want to take a little bit of a different approach and provide some ... Read More

Attention Chronic Migraine Sufferers: Botox May Be the Right Treatment for You

Do you suffer from chronic migraine headaches? Have you been taking medications to treat your migraines and headaches? Migraines are the sixth most disabling illness in the world, and roughly 2-3 million U.S. adults suffer from chronic migraines – 15 or more migraine episodes per month over a three-month period. Unfortunately, for many sufferers, migraines are a chronic disease that can significantly diminish their quality of life, and medication overuse is the most common reason why pe... Read More