Orthobiologics: A Better Option for Sports Medicine Treatment

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Orthobiologics are a relatively new but very effective option in the treatment of musculoskeletal and sports medicine-related issues. More and more, patients and physicians alike prefer these options to other treatments for their minimally invasive nature and quick recovery process. These treatments can allow people to quickly return to their preinjury levels of mobility. This … Read more

Torn Meniscus Repair vs. Removal: Does Meniscus Removal Increase Risk of Osteoarthritis?

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The meniscus plays an important role in movement that most of us probably take for granted. Without the help of these pieces of cartilage, it’ll be difficult to have much success in any sport. Unfortunately, meniscus tears are an incredibly common injury among athletes, both professional and recreational. In the past, a torn meniscus was … Read more

Tips to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis in Athletes

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Every year, more than 2 million people are affected by and treated for plantar fasciitis, making it the most common cause of heel-related pain. It can affect anyone that is on their feet for significant periods of time, such as athletes, but it largely affects runners, due to the fact that it is an overuse … Read more

Getting Treatment for Achilles Tendon Pain & Everything Else You Should Know About Achilles Tendon Injuries

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Located in the back of your heel, your Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in your body. This tendon connects the heel bone to the calf muscle. Tendons are bands of fibrous tissues that connect muscles to bones and aid in the exertion of force from muscles. The Achilles tendon helps you move … Read more

Orthopedics in Philadelphia: Successful Treatment for Sports Injuries and More

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Orthopedics in Philadelphia, especially when provided through non-operative and minimally invasive procedures, provides a way for patients to get successful treatment for all kinds of orthopedic and sports-related conditions without having to undergo traditional surgery. In this article, we’ll discuss what orthopedic doctors do, the conditions they typically treat, and the orthopedic treatment options available … Read more

Regenerative Sports Medicine – Your Best Option for Avoiding Back Surgery

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There are a variety of spine conditions, and all of these spine conditions can have a variety of causes. These causes can include aging, daily wear and tear of the spine, or an injury, such as a sports injury. Fortunately, just as there are many causes and possible spine conditions that a person can develop, … Read more

How Effective is SGB Treatment for Veterans With PTSD?

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Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects more than 7 million adults in the US. Although this condition can affect anyone for various reasons, it is most commonly associated with military service members and veterans. This is because veterans are generally exposed to high-stress situations that civilians are not, especially during combat. Previously, veterans struggling with PTSD … Read more

Surgery For a Torn Meniscus: What Are My Options?

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The knee is the largest joint in your body.  It’s also integral to movement, which is a large reason why it is so vulnerable to injury. One of the most common knee injuries, especially in athletes, is the development of a torn meniscus. This injury can make it difficult to move your knee, stopping athletes … Read more

What Are My Options for Patellar Tendonitis Treatment and How Can I Prevent It?

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Patellar tendonitis, more commonly known as jumper’s knee, is an unfortunately common condition affecting athletes. It’s especially common among athletes in jumping sports, but even recreational athletes can develop this sports injury. For those currently struggling, are patellar tendonitis treatment options available that don’t require surgery and significant downtime? Or better yet, can any steps … Read more

SpineRenu: Dr. Brian Shiple’s Biologic Treatment for Back Pain Relief – Featured on WINK News

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Dr. Shiple was recently featured on WINK News to speak about his revolutionary SpineRenu procedure. Rather than treating back pain with invasive surgical procedures, which often lead to a long, difficult recovery or even failed back surgery syndrome, Dr. Shiple has developed his very own regenerative option. Using biologic tissues that come from a patient’s … Read more