Regenerative Medicine for Spine Conditions
You've probably heard the statistics: As many as half of adults in the U.S. suffer from back pain in any given time frame. What's even more interesting is that these back pain facts and figures likely aren't shocking to you. Like most of us, you've probably had your own struggles with back pain. And the financial implications are also staggering, with back pain ranking high on the list of reasons people in the United States are disabled – to the estimated tune of nearly $2 billion every year. For a great many of us, the occasional bout with back pain will subside on its own without significant intervention. But there are some who will experience chronic pain as the result of an underlying condition that needs to be diagnosed and effectively treated to help relieve the pain and other symptoms.
What is Stivax?
Stivax is another pain management option offered at our Mt. Pleasant Office- But what is it exactly?
The Mystery Pain Generator
"As a fan of Vladimir Janda’s provocative body of work, I have highlighted his research throughout my teachings and hopefully integrated his wisdom into mainstream bodywork. I’ve written extensively on aberrant postural patterns associated with his infamous upper crossed syndrome, such as a protruding neck, rounded shoulders, kyphotic t-spine, jutted chin, hyperextended O-A joint, and internally rotated arms (Fig. 1). Yet one overshadowed gem of Janda still exists- the humble pain generator deeply hidden within his upper crossed pattern –The Fixated First Rib."
How the Mediterranean Diet Can Help Prevent Heart Disease in Women
Can consuming a Mediterranean diet – which many registered dietitians tout as a healthy regimen that can improve longevity and ward off a raft of chronic diseases – help women avoid cardiovascular disease? It can, new research suggests.