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Tips for Exercising With Arthritis May 13th, 2020

Your joints may not believe this, but regular exercise is good for them. Whether you have osteoarthritis from wear-and-tear or the auto-immune condition known as rheumatoid arthritis, moving your stiff and achy joints is an essential part of keeping them from becoming worse. Lloyd Decker, DC, an expert chiropractor and...

5 Symptoms of Whiplash Apr 13th, 2020

Whiplash gets its name from the fast back-and-forth motion a whip makes when it snaps. If you’ve been in a car accident, got bumped into during sports play, or if someone or something pushed you violently, you might get whiplash. Whiplash occurs when your head moves back and forth suddenly...

Why Chiropractic Care is Great for Facet Joint Syndrome Mar 5th, 2020

Each of the vertebrae in your spine has two sets of facet joints that allow your spine to move easily in multiple directions. One set of facet joints faces upward and connects to the facet joints on the vertebra above it. The other set faces downward and connects to the...

7 Conditions that Improve with PRP Therapy Feb 1st, 2020

Sure, golf pro Tiger Woods and Super Bowl star Hines Ward use cutting-edge therapies like platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to help them get back in their games. But celebrities can afford to take advantage of groundbreaking therapies like that. Can you? Though PRP sounds like science fiction, it’s actually a simple...

How Regenerative Medicine is Revolutionizing Pain Management Jan 2nd, 2020

Healing naturally is not just an ideal, it’s a possibility. For our team at Reno Regenerative Medicine in Reno, NV, helping you heal naturally is our mission. Our team, led by the talented and caring Dr. Lloyd Decker, DC, can help you recover from a variety of soft tissue injuries...

How Regenerative Medicine Can Help You Heal From an Injury Faster Nov 30th, 2019

Advancements in medicine and medical care have provided new treatments that can heal people faster from disease or injury. Regenerative medicine is one of those revolutionary treatments. At Reno Regenerative Medicine in Reno, Nevada, our medical team treats pain and inflammation with the highest quality and safest regenerative medicine products...

Am I a Good Candidate for Regenerative Medicine? Oct 31st, 2019

Have you heard of regenerative medicine? It’s a branch of medicine that explores ways of stimulating your body to heal itself.  At Reno Regenerative Medicine, we offer several different treatments that fall into the category of regenerative medicine. The medical team at Reno Regenerative Medicine is dedicated to helping patients by delivering the...

Here's What Cold Laser Therapy Can Do for Your Joint Pain Oct 1st, 2019

Are you looking for a gentle, noninvasive treatment for joint or muscle pain? Roughly half of Americans who are disabled or unable to work cite joint pain as the reason, so how can you keep your joint pain from taking over your life?  At Reno Regenerative Medicine in Reno, Nevada,...

Why You Shouldn't Wait to See a Doctor After a Fender-Bender Sep 1st, 2019

More than 7 million auto accidents occur every year in the United States. That’s about 20,000 per day or about 800 per hour. Some of those accidents are very serious, involving severe injuries and even death. Others are relatively minor, with few or even no visible injuries. If you’ve been...

How Your Weight Affects Your Sciatica Pain Aug 9th, 2019

Back pain is one of the most common medical complaints in the U.S., and when you consider all the hard work your back does, that’s not at all surprising. Your back helps you walk, lift, bend, reach, and even balance yourself, whether you're standing up or sitting down. And it...

These 7 Symptoms May Indicate You Have Peripheral Neuropathy Jul 3rd, 2019

Chronic pain and numbness can be life-changing, preventing you from participating in your favorite activities or even sidetracking your daily life. Many conditions can result in chronic pain, including peripheral neuropathy. What is peripheral neuropathy? Your peripheral nervous system consists of the nerves outside of your brain and spinal cord...

Regenerative Medicine May Be Your Treatment Solution for Tendon Tears May 31st, 2019

Tendons, the soft tissues that connect your joints and muscles, can tear or rupture with a sudden wrenching movement, such as in a sports injury, auto accident, or fall. Whether you have a partial tear or a complete rupture, you know the pain is intense and makes it hard or...

Tips to Keep You From Aggravating Your Sciatica at Home May 15th, 2019

The symptoms of sciatica can occur suddenly and intensely. It may start as a pain in your lower back, then spread to the back of your thigh and into your leg. This can include tingling, numbness, and sharp, shooting pain that travels down your leg, from your buttocks to your...

Arthritis Pain Doesn't Have to Prevent You From Living an Active Lifestyle This Spring Apr 18th, 2019

It’s perfectly normal to feel a bit achy or stiff after exercise or a few hours of intense housework; at the end of the day, overworked muscles and joints — even when they’re perfectly healthy — tend to feel sensitive and inflexible until they’ve had a chance to rest and...