Ross Hauser, MD Many times, patients are getting surgery recommendations for degenerative conditions. The most common surgery is arthroscopy which in numerousd medical studies was found to be no more effective than placebo in regard to knee arthritis. There are still hundreds of thousands of joint replacements every year for Degenerative Joint Disease. There are […]
New research in the medical journal Spine suggests that patients who have a case review by a team of spinal pain specialists will likely not get a spinal fusion surgery. In the study the researchers representing Virginia Mason Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the University of Washington implemented a multidisciplinary conference involving physiatrists, anesthesiologists, pain […]
Danielle Steilen, MMS, PA-C There is a “new” technique spreading across orthopedic offices in the U.S. It is called the FAST Technique, short for fasciotomy and surgical tenotomy, aimed at tendon injuries such as plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, and other tendon issues. It is minimally invasive in that an ultrasound is used to identify the […]
Information on Prolotherapy including general questions on Prolotherapy treatments, side effects, research, reviews and medical studies Comprehensive Prolotherapy is considered by many to be a superior treatment in the management and healing of chronic pain and getting people back to a happy and active lifestyle. Chronic pain from joint instability involve strains and sprains to tendons and […]
Chondromalacia is a painful knee condition that is very responsive to Hackett-Hemwall Prolotherapy, as done at Caring Medical. In this video, Ross Hauser, MD discusses how he uses Prolotherapy injection treatments as an alternative to surgery.