Dr Mary Ambach was one of the outstanding speakers at the recent American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians Symposium in San Diego CA on April 12-15 2018. Her lecture discussed some of the innovative techniques she is currently performing for treatment of low back pain caused by Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), including intradiscal stem cell […]
The L.A. Times Cites Dr. Sampson’s Clinical Expertise in Supporting Conservative Treatment for Some Patients with Knee-Osteoarthritis
It’s no surprise to many that U.S. medical insurance companies seem to be getting more stringent on what procedures they allow to be covered. However, it may seem peculiar that an insurance company would cover a surgery costing tens-of-thousands of dollars, but not a far less expensive, more conservative treatment that may alleviate pain and
Back pain is one of the most common reasons for a doctor’s visit, and a leading cause of disability worldwide. The etiologies of back pain can range from vertebral fractures and spinal deformities, to degenerative disc disease and lumbar muscle strains, all resulting in significant declines in quality of life and functional ability. There are a myriad of predisposing factors for
Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that can be caused by aging, excessive weight, traumatic injury, strain, congenital joint abnormality or joint deformity. In recent years, clinicians have explored a cutting-edge treatment known as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy in treating knee osteoarthritis. PRP is acquired by drawing a sample of a patient’s own venous blood and centrifuging the blood into multiple layers, one of which
According to a recent report on BBC news, stem cell therapy can be a life changing treatment for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). For those who are not familiar, MS is a disease where the immune system attacks the nervous system, hindering the brain and spinal cord’s ability to deliver and receive messages properly.
Lateral Epicondylitis, popularly known as tennis elbow, is a fairly common condition associated with pain on the outside of the elbow where the extensor muscles of the forearm attach; It is caused by overuse or repetitive motions of the wrist and elbow. While it’s no surprise that playing tennis can be a major culprit