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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 […]
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 […]
February 12, 2015

Facet Joint Injections in Colorado Springs

For those dealing with back pain, it can be very aggravating to visit a chiropractor or medical provider and come away without feeling any better. You may have found temporary relief, but your pain always comes back, perhaps even worse than before. At Spine & Joint Solutions in Colorado Springs, our back pain treatment is designed to relieve your discomfort at the source, providing you with peace of mind that your pain has finally subsided. One possible cause of your back pain is a problem with the facet joints in your spine. Facet joints are small stabilizing joints that are […]