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Eastern Idaho Spine Sports and Rehab Center
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t’s been a good day for stem cell procedures. I had the pleasure of seeing a 68 year old patient 8 weeks out from his RIGHT knee stem cell procedure. He reported 30% improvement. 30% you might say, that’s not very good. However, I told him from the start…
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Hi All, My last blog was on the different type of injuries/problems/pathology that can occur in the knee. Today we will tie things together with the common and perhaps not so well-known treatment protocols. Once again, I would add the caveat that this is…
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A colleague recently forwarded an article to me with this title: If Your Workouts Last Longer Than 13 Minutes, Science Says You’re Wasting Your Time. The opening line is “Unless you have unlimited time and an unnatural enthusiasm for exercise, chances are…
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Knee 101 August 2018 Blog Part II Hi All, My last blog was Knee 101, a basic lesson on anatomy.  Today we will cover the more common types of injuries/problems/pathology and how they affect the joint.  This is Part II in a III part series.  In III we will…
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Hi All, It has been a few months since I have written a blog.  The biggest reason was devoting my time to the River of No Return Race in Challis.  We have been the medical providers for 5 years and I’m happy to report another successful year with no…
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When talking with other physicians about regenerative injections and PRP (platelet-rich plasma injections), I commonly hear the response “well, it is worth a try and I can’t see that it hurts, but until there is more data out there I don’t recommend it to…
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Last week, I was lifting weights at 5 am (trying to practice what I preach! the importance of exercise!) and while bending forwards, I felt the dreaded tug/pull in my lumbar spine. I limped through the rest of my workout, but was pretty miserable by the…
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This book held my attention for most of Feb and March: https://www.cathrynjakobsonramin.com/books/crooked/overview/ If you have back pain, and particularly if you are considering surgery, I would strongly recommend giving this book a read. It reveals a…
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Today, I saw a young gentleman with sudden onset of fairly severe low back pain, who was seen in the ER over the weekend and was terrified he was going to have surgery. Here’s what I told him to do versus what he had been told in the ER: 1. Get moving!!!…
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Our regenexx (www.regenexx.com) procedures are going extremely well and we have many satisfied patients who have been able to reduce their pain, improve their function and avoid invasive orthopedic or spine surgeries. Today’s blog post is a little…
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