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Townsend Letter: Arthritis

Although many treatments may offer temporary pain relief for arthritis, it is important to find a treatment that does more than chase the symptoms and one that actually repairs the injured soft tissue in order to restore normal motion to the knee joint. In this article in The Townsend Letter,

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Townsend July2014
Stem Cell Prolotherapy

Stem Cell Prolotherapy Take a look at this article published in The Townsend Letter by Peter A. Fields, MD, DC  that covers Stem Cell Prolotherapy. If you've ever wondered what it was all about, this article explains in detail. Ever wonder how you can regenerative cartilage? Has joint replacement been

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Townsend Feb Mar 2014
Elbow Injuries: Townsend Letter

Elbow Injuries At one time or another, about 15% of people in the U.S. will have elbow pain from some type of elbow injuries. These injuries can happen in sports, at work, and even at home. The majority involve a ligament injury. Annular ligament injuries from repetitive motion, like constant

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Townsend January 2014
What is the Cause of Back Pain?

What Is the Cause of Back Pain? Almost anything can cause back pain. Part of the reason is all of the stress we put on our backs. Weight from the upper body, prolonged sitting, sports, being overweight, and poor flexibility all can put added stress on the back. And at

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Townsend December 2013
Hip Replacement: Do You Really Need It?

  The hip gets a lot of wear and tear! And it can be weakened by a lot of different things. Eventually, the cumulative injuries cause arthritis to develop. And before long, people find themselves in the surgeon's office receiving the news that they need a hip replacement. But do

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Townsend October 2013
Are MRI’s Replacing The Physical Exam

Are MRI's Replacing The Physical Exam? Everyone seems to want to get an MRI nowadays. It's like there is an MRI epidemic, with millions and millions being performed in the U.S. A patient complains of pain, and an MRI is ordered. But are MRI's replacing the physical exam? Sure, an

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Townsend July 2013
Knee Pain and Dysfunction

Knee Pain and Dysfunction At one time or another, most of us will have had some sort of knee dysfunction or pain. After all, we use our knees on a daily basis. And because the knee is a weight-bearing joint, athletic individuals and overweight people are more prone to knee

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Townsend August 2013
Rotator Cuff Shoulder Injuries

Rotator Cuff Shoulder Injuries Conditions of the rotator cuff are the most common shoulder problem. Lots of people over 50 experience rotator cuff shoulder injuries. That's because the tendons and ligaments become weaker and are more prone to injury. And since tendons and ligaments have a poor blood supply to

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Towesend Letter
How to Avoid Joint and Spine Surgery

How to Avoid Joint and Spine Surgery and Live Pain Free Regenerative Orthopedics are natural non-surgical methods that assist the body to heal injured tendons and ligaments. These treatments help your body make new cells by boosting the natural healing cascade of the body. This serves to strengthen lax or

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