(soft rock music) – Degenerative disc disease is almost universal. It’s essentially, what I like to call, wear and tear on the spine. The discs within the spine are.. how I describe it, like a jelly donut. There’s a jelly in the center and hard caritlage rings around the outside.… Continue Reading Low Back Pain Part 6: Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)

>>So in the recent edition of Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Dr. Rodeo and I published a review article which extensively analyzed the literature that is currently available looking at the role of biological agents in the treatment of common shoulder pathologies so shoulder arthritis, rotator cuff tears, subacromial… Continue Reading HSS Minute: Role of Biological Agents in Treatment of Shoulder Pain

I’m Dr. Brown, Michael Brown, and I’m one of the founding forefathers of the IROM organization. I grew up in California, son of some dirt farmers. Just had a passion for medicine. By the time I was eight years old I wanted to be a doctor. And it never changed.… Continue Reading Solving the Puzzle of Pain – Dr. Brown’s Mission

Hello everyone, my name is Eric and I was in a car accident and I got a back injury and my back was hurting me a lot I was doing a lot of research to what I can do to reduce my pain I had pain that was shooting in… Continue Reading Can Epidural Injections Help with Back Pain?

– One of the common conditions that we see at Coordinated Health is spinal stenosis. People often ask what is spinal stenosis. And I’ll use a model to kind of describe what that is. Now, this is the site where spinal stenosis actually occurs. And spinal stenosis can occur for… Continue Reading Low Back Pain Part 8: Spinal Stenosis

Hi, my name is Dan Bartholomew. I’m a physical therapist in the outpatient physical therapy clinic here at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. Today, I’m going to talk about exercises to help improve knee extension range of motion. Every knee problem is different and requires a specific approach, so when performing any… Continue Reading 2 Gentle Stretches to Reduce Knee Pain

if you’re looking at this video you’re probably thinking about an epidural steroid injection and interventional spine procedure and it’s very common to have apprehension and anxiety when thinking about this procedure but I’m here to show you what’s involved and to allay any concerns or anxieties that you might… Continue Reading Epidural Steroid Injections for Chronic Back Pain

hi I’m dr. ball deep saying I’m an internist here at Stanford and today we’re going to talk about the physical exam portion of a patient presenting with low back pain given that most low back pain originates from the lumbar vertebral area where the Peris – muscle we’re going… Continue Reading Approach to Low Back Pain Physical Exam – Stanford Medicine 25

Here at Duke Orthopedics we’re looking for ways to help people who have some mild to moderate osteoarthritis that wanna be comfortable and active, and try to avoid an knee replacement or prolong that need as long as possible. These are mesenchymal stem cells where we take the cells from… Continue Reading Stem Cell Injections Treat Osteoarthritis, with Duke Sports Medicine Specialist Blake R. Boggess, DO