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Osteoporosis Risks and Screening for Men

The word osteoporosis means porous bone. This bone disease is characterized by losing too much bone or making too little. Therefore, bones become brittle and weak, and can easily break. Almost 1.5 million men over the age of 65 have osteoporosis in the United States and over twice that many are at risk for developing [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|Spine Conditions|0 Comments

Are Cortisone Injections Bad for You? Nonsense… Clarifying the Cortisone Myth

As a pain management physician, one of the most powerful tools in my arsenal against pain is a steroid injection, also known as a “cortisone injection”. Cortisone is a powerful anti-inflammatory medication that reduces the inflammatory response of many painful conditions including arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, and sciatica, to name a few. For the treatment of [...]

By | July 14th, 2014|Back Pain, Spine Conditions|1 Comment