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April 10, 2018

Regenerative Medicine Presentation

Regenerative Medicine Presentation Rebekah Martin, MD Stem Cells and PRP/PRF When: Saturday April 14, 2018 Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m. Where: Peak Performance Physical Therapy 1015 N. Weber St. Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Dr. Martin will discuss regenerative medicine, including stem cells and PRP/PRF. ** Peak Performance Physical Therapy will also be recording this presentation and posting it on the Peak Performance PT website for those who cannot attend. Space will be limited, so please arrive early if you require seating.
January 9, 2018

PRP vs PRF: What’s the difference?

At Spine & Joint Solutions, we are proud to offer the newest and most exciting addition to the field of regenerative medicine. Up to this point, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been the only platelet-based product offered for treatment of tissue damage. More recently, platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) has emerged as a more advanced and effective product in the world of musculoskeletal care, as well as within anesthetic medicine. PRP vs PRF: What’s the difference? Although there are some basic similarities between platelet-rich plasma and platelet-rich fibrin, it is the differences between these two products that makes platelet-rich fibrin stand out as […]
October 14, 2015

Headaches

Headaches are an extremely common ailment that can be quite limiting. There are multiple different causes of headaches and several different types of headaches. There is a very specific type of headache that can be caused from the upper cervical spine (neck) that is frequently misdiagnosed as simply a tension headache or migraine headache. The treatments that would be pursued for a tension headache or migraine headache would not be effective for a headache that is generated from the upper cervical spine. Headaches that are due to the spine are typically secondary to underlying cervical facet syndrome, mainly involving the […]
September 21, 2015

The Importance of Ultrasound

Musculoskeletal ultrasound is an emerging field in medicine. To become proficient at performing musculoskeletal ultrasound in both the diagnostic and therapeutic arenas takes years of practice. In using the ultrasound machine from a diagnostic standpoint, real-time evaluation of the injured region of the body can occur. Damage can typically be clearly outlined and monitored for improvement over time. In using the ultrasound machine from a therapeutic standpoint, a needle can be guided directly into a desired region so that the medication can be placed precisely over the desired location. I would urge anyone who is dealing with a musculoskeletal issue […]