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8 Leading Causes of Shoulder Pain Feb 7th, 2024

As many as two-thirds of women and men have shoulder pain at some point during their lifetime, making it one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints. One reason why shoulder pain is so common is that the joint itself is complex, comprising a broad array of structures that can be...

I'm Ready to Get My Weight Under Control: Can You Help? Jan 8th, 2024

About three-quarters of Americans are overweight or obese, according to the CDC, and that means millions of people are also at increased risk of developing serious and even life-threatening weight-related health issues. Losing weight can definitely be challenging, but with medical weight loss, it’s easier to drop those extra pounds...

5 Lifestyle Tips for Managing Arthritis Pain Dec 13th, 2023

More than 53 million Americans suffer from arthritis, a chronic joint condition that causes pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. Arthritis is a progressive joint disease, which means it gets worse over time.  Prompt treatment is important for managing symptoms and slowing the underlying joint damage that causes painful symptoms. For...

How PRP Can Help a Sports Injury Nov 10th, 2023

Followers of professional sports may encounter platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy as a cutting-edge treatment that pro athletes turn to when they need fast recovery before the next game. PRP is drug-free and autologous, meaning it’s derived from your own tissue, so there’s no worry about compatibility. As PRP and sports...

Is There Any Way to Prevent Arthritis? Oct 1st, 2022

Arthritis isn’t a single disease or condition. In fact, it’s a collection of over 100 types of joint conditions causing inflammation and often deterioration of affected joints. Almost 60 million Americans have a diagnosed arthritic condition, and the risk climbs as you get older.  Unfortunately, there’s no sure-fire way to avoid arthritis, but there are...

Can a Simple Injection Help My Neck Pain? Sep 1st, 2022

Virtually everyone suffers from neck pain at some point in their lives. It’s usually a temporary problem that clears up on its own, the result of overwork, poor posture, or muscle strain. Sometimes, though, neck pain can be persistent, with its origins in the facet joints of the cervical spine, the seven...

Warning Signs You've Injured Your Achilles Tendon Aug 1st, 2022

While those who participate in certain activities like dance, gymnastics, and other running and jumping sports may have a higher risk of Achilles tendon injuries, anyone can be affected. Damage to the tendon can occur through acute injury or chronic irritation.  Only severe injuries with torn tendons require surgery. Minor and moderate...

Returning to Sports After Shoulder Arthroscopy Jul 1st, 2022

Your shoulders are the most complex and mobile joints in your body. A combination of two joints encapsulated by muscles and tendons called the rotator cuff, the joint is vulnerable to a wide range of injuries, including sudden traumas, repetitive motion injuries, and strains and tears from overuse.  Arthroscopy serves as...

5 Signs That You've Torn Your Rotator Cuff Jun 1st, 2022

On average, about 22% of the American population have rotator cuff tears. The percentage is lower for those under 60, climbing higher as people get older. It’s one of the most common reasons for shoulder pain.  The wide range of motion and strength in the shoulder owes much to the structure of...

MIC-LIPOSTAT Plus May 20th, 2022

Lipo-B is an injection of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids that are essential for your health and the health of your liver. Your liver is the organ responsible for removing fat and toxins from your body, so if it is healthier, it will work better for you. Lipo-B injection ensures your body...

Why Weight Matters When It Comes to Joint Pain May 17th, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly three-quarters of all Americans over the age of 20 are overweight or obese, and these extra pounds increase the risk of developing osteoarthritis, the most common form of the disease and an increasing threat to mobility as you get...

Factors That May Be Contributing to Your Arthritis Apr 4th, 2022

Arthritis is a common disorder that leads to problems in many different joints. From osteoarthritis to rheumatoid arthritis, each type of this condition causes degeneration and pain. Understanding the factors that contribute to arthritis helps you successfully keep your joints from getting worse. At Joint Regeneration , located in Watkinsville,...