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EMG testing

What Is EMG Testing?

Muscle injuries and nerve damage can leave you with serious pain and hamper your mobility, but modern technology has made it easier to detect and treat problems. Find out more about EMG testing below: What is it used for? EMG stands for electromyography—a type of testing that is used to evaluate nerve and muscle function. […]

sports injuries

How To Avoid Running Injuries

Running is a great way to stay active, maintain a healthy weight, and keep your cardiovascular system in great shape, but it can also be hard on your joints and leave you at risk for injuries. You don’t have to give up your daily run, just use the following tips to prevent running injuries. Make […]

platelet rich plasma treatment

An Introduction To PRP

PRP stands for platelet rich plasma. Platelet rich plasma is simply blood plasma that has a high concentration of platelets. These platelets contain special proteins known as growth factors. Platelet rich plasma is made from your own blood, which has many advantages. What is PRP used for? The growth factors in platelet rich plasma help […]

What is Prolotherapy?

We would like to inform you on Prolotherapy, a simple yet highly effective procedure for repairing damaged ligaments. Due to various physical injuries, ligaments may become damaged and never quite heal to their original strength. This is because the blood supply to ligaments is limited, causing a slow and often times incomplete healing process.   […]

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy: An Overview

What are Tendons & Ligaments? Tendons, composed of collagen fibers, connect muscle to bone making it possible for you to perform everyday physical activities. Overuse or damage to tendons over a long period of time causes the collagen fibers in tendons to form small tears, a condition called tendinosis. Damage most often occurs in the […]