What is Arthritis?

 

Definition: When parts of the spine or bones begin to deteriorate, the arthritic pain radiates outward. Most patients describe it as a deep, gnawing pain that never goes away. It may even create stabbing pains throughout the day. It is usually worse in the morning before there is a chance to move around and loosen up the joints, but it is a pain that is always there.

 

Read more below or watch our video about the Anatomy of the Spine & Arthritis:

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Intra-Articular Cortisone Injections for Hips, Knee, Shoulder, Wrist, Foot or Elbow Pain

The Intra-Articular Cortisone Injection, is in short, a steroid injection used to help inflammation caused by osteoarthritis. The medicine is injected into the joint space of the inflamed (painful) part of the body. This may include hips, shoulder, wrist, foot, ankle, knee, or elbow. It is worth noting that Intra-Articular is most likely going to…

Are You a Candidate for Kyphoplasty?

What is Kyphoplasty? Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure to treat compression fracture or break in your vertebrae. Compression fractures occur in spinal vertebrae that have been weakened by osteoporosis or other conditions that weaken the bones, such as cancer. Compression fractures typically occur in the thoracic region of the spine, which includes the T1…