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July 27, 2015

Joint replacement vs regenerative medicine

I recently reviewed an interesting article that presented a 54-year-old male with moderate-grade knee osteoarthritis who was healthy and active. The article argued the points for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) versus regenerative medicine therapy. An orthopedic surgeon was making the argument that TKA was a safe and successful surgery and that the patient should be able to return to a high level of functioning, such as golfing and skiing. He also mentions that the joint prosthesis should have a life of about 15 years. The physiatrist made several arguments, instead, for consideration of regenerative medicine therapy, including either platelet-rich plasma […]
May 2, 2015

Treat Bursitis with Our Joint Pain Treatment and Injections

Bursitis, in any joint of the body, is never a pleasant experience. This condition occurs when the bursa – the fluid-filled sac between the bone, muscles, tendons, and skin – becomes inflamed or irritated due to repetitive motion or a sudden impact during exercise. At Spine and Joint Solutions in Colorado Springs, our joint pain treatment and injections are designed to effectively treat your bursitis and relieve the pain and swelling in your knee, elbow, or hip. One injection that we perform to treat bursitis is a steroid injection, which can be placed into nearly any joint or bursa in […]
March 19, 2015

Effective PRP Therapy in Colorado Springs

Anyone that has participated in sports, either amateur or professional, can tell you that while they love the game, they don’t like the injuries that come along with it. It can be very frustrating when an injured muscle or pulled tendon that keeps you off the court or the field for an extended period of time. At Spine and Joint Solutions, our sports medicine expertise can help you heal faster, as well as better, letting you get back to the game you love. One effective method that we employ is platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy. PRP therapy has been around […]
March 16, 2015

Spine Injections Can Be Effective Back Pain Treatment

We’ve spoken before about facet joint injections, and at Spine and Joint Solutions, we’re dedicated to finding the proper treatment for each patient that we see. A facet joint injection is just one of the spinal treatments that we offer, and it may work for some but not for others, and we never give up on finding effective back pain treatment for our patients in Colorado Springs. One such treatment is a sacroiliac joint injection, which focuses on the joint in the pelvic region. The sacroiliac joint connects the sacrum to the pelvis, and since the sacrum and pelvis support […]