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What are Steroid Injections and How Can They help with Pain?

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Steroid injections are beneficial for several different reasons Corticosteroids (steroids) are often used to regulate pain by reducing inflammation in the body. These synthetic drugs mimic cortisol, the natural hormone produced by the adrenal glands (located above the kidneys). It is important to understand that corticosteroid injections are not the same thing as anabolic steroids used by bodybuilders and athletes …

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What Causes Migraines and Headaches 

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How do you know whether it’s a headache or a migraine? Many of us have been there before – out of nowhere a searing, pounding headache brings us to our knees, or maybe the pressure is mild yet constant. Regardless of how it feels, this pressure and pain in the head can be downright debilitating. But how do you know …

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At Home Remedies for Shoulder Pain

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4% to 26% of Americans will have shoulder pain in their lifetime Shoulder pain is extremely common, especially amongst the adult population. It is estimated that about 4 to 26 percent of Americans will experience shoulder pain at one point during their lifetime. Because the shoulder joint is a complex network of muscles, ligaments, cartilage, nerves, and tendons, there are …

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Common Knee Pain Causes and How to Fix Them

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Knee pain is one of the most common ailments people suffer from throughout the world. Whether due to an injury or regular wear and tear, knee pain can be downright debilitating. New research also suggests that knee pain is on the rise over the last two decades, resulting in knee replacement procedures and dependence on pain medications. Fortunately, we are …

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How Stem Cells Protect Against Age-Related Disease

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It is no secret that many Americans suffer from gastrointestinal disorders, especially as they age. This is because, like cells throughout the rest of the body, the cells within the intestinal tract are quite frankly put through the ringer with time. When we are younger, these cells are automatically replaced every few days, encouraging a healthy network of intestinal stem …

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How Stem Cells Repair The Brain

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If you’ve been keeping up with our blog as of late, you’ve probably noticed a theme. Stem cell therapy has been in the news and for good reason. Thanks in large part to recent advances and discoveries, stem cell therapy is becoming much more mainstream. Doctors, researchers, and patients alike are learning more about just how beneficial stem cells can …

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6 Myths of Chronic Pain

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 100 million Americans and 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from chronic pain. Furthermore, chronic low back pain is the leading cause of disability globally. With one in 10 Americans experiencing pain every single day for at least three months at a time, it is no wonder pain medications …

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5 Stem Cell Therapy Myths Debunked

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It’s no secret that stem cell therapy is a hot topic right now, and for good reason. Not only are stem cells completely changing the face of modern medicine, but the more we learn, the more excited we get about the future of healthcare and medicine. In recent years, there have been numerous important breakthroughs in stem cell research, namely …

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3 Breakthroughs in Stem Cells Research

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 It’s no secret that stem cell therapy has forever changed the world of medicine. Not only has this important field of regenerative medicine given us the tools to help patients find the right treatments for their needs, but the outcomes are undeniable. In recent years, stem cell therapy has become one of the most effective forms of treatment for a …

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3 Big Advances in Regenerative Medicine

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Regenerative medicine has come a long way in recent years. Today, the emerging field of regenerative medicine is working to revolutionize the treatment of a wide range of conditions and ailments. Through stem cell therapy and other modalities that aim to re-engineer tissues and organs that have been damaged by disease, trauma, or other issues, we are taking a whole …