www.aapmr.org When people hear the term orthopedic, they frequently think of surgery. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, however, is an important branch of orthopedic medicine that utilizes conservative care rather than surgery to treat musculoskeletal issues. To learn more about Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, or physiatry, you can read from the AAPMR’s informative website.
www.spine.org NASS offers current innovations in and discussions on spinal medicine.
www.spineuniverse.com Spine Universe is a hub for spinal information including common spinal injuries, treatments, and resources.
www.orthomolecularproducts.com Dietary supplements can benefit patients of ranging medical needs. Ortho Molecular Products ensures high quality supplements that are backed by scientific studies. Common supplements used by our patients include EPA (an Omega 3) for inflammation reduction and glucosamine sulfate for joint support. Supplements can be purchased in our office or mailed directly to patients for a $5 shipping fee.
www.hyalgan.com Many patients with Osteoarthritis of the knees benefit from hyaluronate injections. Hyalgan is one of the two hyaluronates that we use in our office. It is derived from rooster comb and involves one injection a week for a five week series.
www.euflexxa.com Many patients with Osteoarthritis of the knees benefit from hyaluronate injections. Euflexxa is one of the two hyaluronates that we use in our office. It is derived from synthetic ingredients, free from avian products, and involves one injection a week for a three week series.