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What is Scoliosis? And How is it Diagnosed?

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine, usually described as a “C” or “S” curve, but is really a spiral deformity like a spiral staircase. Scoliosis most often affects the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae. It is possible to have a slight curvature of the […]

Reasons your Doctor might Recommend Hip Replacement Surgery

As we age, our major joints become painful as they wear out. Some joints even wear so much that the bare bone on each side of the joint rub together. The friction this causes can result in debilitating pain. This is perhaps the most common […]

What is Discogenic Back Pain?

Back pain caused by damage to the discs in your spine is commonly referred to as Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD). The name of this condition is misleading. First, DDD isn’t really a disease; it’s an expedient term for pain and mobility symptoms that we have […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder and the Winter Months

Seasonal affective disorder, also known as seasonal depression, are mood changes that coincide with seasonal changes. It most often afflicts people during the winter. The symptoms will show up at about the same time every year; they begin in the fall and abate in early […]

What is Tissue Engineering?

Tissue engineering is exactly what it sounds like; doctors create tissues in the lab to aid the body in healing damaged areas. Tissue engineering can aid injection therapies like stem cell treatments and platelet-rich-plasma treatment. Injection treatments simply inject cells into the damaged tissue to […]