Reduce Your Back or Neck Pain Without Popping More Pills!
Reduce Your Back or Neck Pain Without Popping More Pills!
  • Posted on September 24, 2021
  • by Dr. Jesse Shaw
  • Back Pain
Certain pain medications can carry negative side effects while offering limited relief from pain from sports injuries, surgeries, or other traumas. Cortisone shots offer patients fast relief from pain resulting from severe inflammation. Ask your doctor if cortisone shots are the answer to your chronic pain. By injecting the corticosteroids directly into the inflamed tissue, …

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Cycling and Back Pain Don’t Have to Ride in Tandem
Cycling and Back Pain Don’t Have to Ride in Tandem
Even when technique and equipment are chosen carefully, cyclists are prone to low-back pain. But it’s not inevitable. Cycling works the legs, of course. We’ve all seen videos of those muscular legs working their way up some mountain in France. But it’s the hip flexors that are responsible for drawing the muscles up toward the …

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Back Pain: Solving the Mystery
Back Pain: Solving the Mystery
  • Posted on July 12, 2020
  • by Dr. Jesse Shaw
  • Back Pain
Do you have back injury?  Often, there is no obvious reason for the pain. It may flare up for no reason— ‘I just bent over to pick up my pencil, Doctor, and I couldn’t straighten up!’— and lasts for days or weeks. According to the government website, Healthline, there are 33 possible reasons for low …

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When’s the Right Time For Hip Replacement or Surgery?
When’s the Right Time For Hip Replacement or Surgery?
  • Posted on July 11, 2019
  • by Dr. Jesse Shaw
  • Back Pain
One question we hear frequently in the orthopedic clinic concerns the timing of hip replacement surgery. The answer is simple— and complicated— because it depends on the individual. There is no absolute age limit for hip replacement. While we are now performing surgery on many older patients, the procedure is also appropriate for younger patients …

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