Oh what a pain it is getting old….Unfortunately, aches and pains are typical in our joints and muscles as we age. When the pain is in your back, the cause could be degenerative disc disease. Each disc between the vertebrae or backbones in your spine acts as a shock absorber, as we get older the […]
Have you been in a car accident? Whiplash is one of the most common injuries that occurs as a result of a crash. It’s caused by sudden and forceful movement of the head in a backward and forward motion and can cause neck pain and swelling, decreased motion, soreness along the upper portion of the […]
Have you heard the word stenosis? The basic definition is a narrowing, but when it’s spinal stenosis, it’s a narrowing of the spaces within your spine that can put pressure on the nerves that travel through the spine. It commonly occurs in the neck and lower back and is often caused by age related wear […]
Spine Specialists of Michigan places top priority on treating our patients with the best solutions for their injuries or chronic pain, and we strive to be a leader in emerging technologies. We believe in a conservative approach and utilize the least invasive methods for treatment as surgery is not always indicated or right for the […]
Are you suffering from low back pain? Are you tired of trying different treatments and therapies with no relief? When pain and suffering is your normal and you can’t participate in the things you love to do, it’s time to consult a specialist. Spine Specialists of Michigan is here to help. Our Physicians are highly […]
Chronic tendon pain is pain you have had for more than three months and conservative therapies haven’t provided relief. It’s a persistent condition characterized by degeneration of tendon issue cause by repetitive motions creating micro tears, or tiny breaks that require intervention. There are now minimally invasive options with much faster healing times. Tenex Health […]
Do you have pain in your shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, ankle or foot that has lasted for more than three months? Tendonitis is a short-term inflammation of a tendon that causes pain, however chronic tendon disease is a persistent condition caused by degeneration of tendon tissue that generally requires intervention. If you’ve tried Physical Therapy, […]
Get this: More than 2,000 years ago the ancient Greek doctor Hippocrates, who’s known as the father of medicine, would tie patients to a ladder upside down to stretch out and straighten their spine. Ouch!
A shoulder injury is painful and scary, making you wonder about the unknown: Will the pain go away on its own? Could it get worse if you do nothing? Will you ever be able to enjoy the activities you love – or even just routine daily tasks – pain free?
Many professional athletes have undergone stem cell therapy as an alternative to surgery in order to get back on the field. But even if you don’t make a living playing sports, stem cell therapy might be right for you, too.