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How to tell when neck pain is serious
How to tell when neck pain is serious 1024 535 Phoenix Spine & Joint

As an emergency room nurse Christina knew right away what was happening; that didn’t make it hurt any less. “I could not sleep. I could not position myself at night…

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How can you tell if you have a rotator cuff tear at home?
How can you tell if you have a rotator cuff tear at home? 1024 535 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Not all pain in the shoulder is shoulder pain. Most people are really surprised to learn that pain in the shoulder can come from anything from breast cancer to an…

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Doctor recommended treatment of a torn meniscus
Doctor recommended treatment of a torn meniscus 660 440 Phoenix Spine & Joint

The NBA season is barely underway and one of my favorite players is already out with a torn meniscus. The Phoenix Suns forward Cam Johnson tore his meniscus on a…

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Recovery time after hip replacement surgery depends on how it’s done
Recovery time after hip replacement surgery depends on how it’s done 1024 535 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Have you ever noticed how when celebrities or heads of state have total hip replacement the surgeon always seems to use a robotic assistant? You saw it a couple of…

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When is low back pain serious?
When is low back pain serious? 1024 535 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Back pain hurts so much it is scary; especially the first time. Back pain feels so severe it makes you wonder if the condition is serious. If your low back…

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How To Know When It’s Time for Total Hip Replacement: Kris Jenner’s Journey
How To Know When It’s Time for Total Hip Replacement: Kris Jenner’s Journey 1024 535 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Last week we talked about Kris Jenner’s hip replacement surgery which she courageously broadcast on HULU. When Kris Jenner wanted to know if her hip pain was bad enough for…

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The 3 things Neurosurgeons recommend for new low back pain—spoiler alert: panic isn’t one of them
The 3 things Neurosurgeons recommend for new low back pain—spoiler alert: panic isn’t one of them 1024 535 Phoenix Spine & Joint

A great question came in this week on Phoenix Spine & Joint – YouTube: If you have new onset back pain, the first thing you should consider is whether or…

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Doctor reacts: Kris Jenner’s hip replacement surgery… did the mommager have the best?
Doctor reacts: Kris Jenner’s hip replacement surgery… did the mommager have the best? 1024 535 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Did you catch any of the recent episodes of the Kardashians on Hulu? Bless her heart, Mrs. Kris Jenner had hip replacement surgery after a strong recommendation from Martha Stewart.…

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Is ozone a good treatment for the low back?
Is ozone a good treatment for the low back? 1024 535 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Ozone promotes oxygenation and healing of damaged tissue. Some pain management doctors are now advertising that they perform ozone injections into painful discs. That may be what led one of…

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#1 Doctor Recommended 12-week Treatment Plan for KNEE PAIN
#1 Doctor Recommended 12-week Treatment Plan for KNEE PAIN 1024 535 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Welcome back. I’m Dr. Dan Lieberman, your host on Best Practice Live, where we offer in depth, evidence-based answers to our subscribers’ questions about spine and joint problems. This month…

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Radiofrequency ablation provides hope for knee pain due to arthritis without surgery
Radiofrequency ablation provides hope for knee pain due to arthritis without surgery 1024 646 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Knee pain due to arthritis is increasing, but there remain relatively few treatments for those who fail injection and are not ready for knee replacement surgery. Small case series show…

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What you need to know to get rid of RADICULOPATHY!
What you need to know to get rid of RADICULOPATHY! 1024 576 Phoenix Spine & Joint

Radiculopathy is a problem with a nerve root typically caused by compression or inflammation due to a herniated disc, bone spur causing spinal stenosis (narrowing).   MRI is the best test…

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Should You Take Collagen or Glucosamine/Chondroitin for a Herniated Disc
Should You Take Collagen or Glucosamine/Chondroitin for a Herniated Disc 1024 1024 Phoenix Spine & Joint

This question recently came to me from YouTube. The answer is clear: NO! NEJ! NIE! NEM! NINE! HAYIR! NEE! KHONG! EI! HET! LO! NEI! Glucosamine/Chondroitin and collagen protein supplement are…

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No One is Too Fat For Total Hip Replacement Surgery
No One is Too Fat For Total Hip Replacement Surgery 493 657 Phoenix Spine & Joint

I was recently asked by a patient on YouTube “Do your hip replacement surgeons see patients who are overweight?” And it made me sad. I’ll tell you why; because it’s…

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