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Can Regenerative Medicine Help You? 3-Part Video Series

[youtube id="uyYAWcL3ooU" width="600" height="350" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""] In this 3-part series, Jeff Ericksen, MD, an expert in Regenerative Medicine, describes the effectiveness of using Prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Therapy, and Stem-Cell Therapy to treat joint, tendon and muscle pain caused by injury, arthritis or other diseases. These non-surgical therapies amplify the body's own [...]

From the Inside-Out, Gut Health & You, 3-Part Video Series

[youtube id="80Cow-Z5Pf8" width="750" height="438" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""] In Part 1 of this series Linda Timm, Registered Dietitian, explains the basics of our digestive process, its critical role in keeping us healthy, and what happens when it fails to function properly. Understanding more about the amazing workings of the human gut is step one in becoming [...]

Spring Has Blossomed! Have Your Allergies?

The onset of spring is a much anticipated time of year for many as we bid farewell to winter doldrums. But while some people breathe a sigh of relief at the first sign of daffodils, there are others who aren’t as inclined to embrace the new season because for them, the start of spring means [...]

Vitamin D and You: What’s Your Individual Assessment?

Many of us are not getting enough Vitamin D to maintain optimal health. How does Vitamin D affect our health? In many ways. Maintaining adequate levels of Vitamin D helps to control blood pressure and blood glucose, it helps us maintain a strong immune system and a healthy weight, and it helps prevent cancer. It [...]

Prolotherapy, a Non-surgical Means of Relieving Joint Pain, 12-Part Series

[youtube id="n8x1GEuG7_0" width="750" height="438" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""] The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine presents a seminar on relieving chronic back, hip, knee, and joint pain through the non surgical technique of Regenerative Injection. The presenter is Dr. David Wang. Dr. Wang is Harvard trained and Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and is international [...]

Non-Surgical Joint and Arthritis Pain Options: Harness Your Body’s Natural Healing Power

Suffer from sprains, strains or arthritis pain? Here’s why you should consider prolotherapy. What is Prolotherapy? Prolotherapy, which is short for "proliferative therapy," is a sophisticated, but minimally invasive, method of Regenerative Injection Therapy where natural solutions, such as high concentration dextrose, are delivered to areas of injury to restart and maximize the body's own [...]

Lymph Drainage Therapy: A Gentle Way to Reduce Chronic Pain & Support Your Immune System

Just had surgery? Feeling swollen and sore? Lymphatic Drainage Therapy (LDT) can provide tremendous relief! LDT is a deeply relaxing massage that is useful for relieving chronic and subacute inflammations. While it is most commonly used in the treatment of cancer-related lymphedema (swelling from fluid retention), it also has many other applications. For instance, it [...]

Chronic Joint, Tendon or Ligament Pain? Have You Tried Prolotherapy?

When you ask your doctor what you can do about your arthritic knees, painful Achilles tendon or torn rotator cuff, you’re likely to be told about using ice or pain medication. Your physician might even discuss surgical options. But there is a very effective, non-surgical treatment that your medical provider may not mention -– prolotherapy. [...]

Dr. Lilienfield Noted for Excellence in Holistic Medicine

Does your doctor tell you to exercise and eat right? Most docs do, but this one walks her talk big time. Lisa Lilienfield, MD, is an accomplished athlete who has won numerous awards for power-lifting and previously held the Maryland State Women’s Master Level record for dead lift. She is also a certified spin-cycling and [...]