Are Catastrophizing thoughts sending you to knee replacement you probably do not need?

Sometimes we self-fulfill our own prophesies. Someone with knee pain can turn that pain into catastrophizing thoughts of “what ifs.” What if I need knee replacement? Researchers are showing that your thoughts may be the cause of worsenin...

Questioning research is always a good thing

Medicine is a matter of trust. The patient has to believe the clinician can help...

Environmental pollutants and child health

Most people do not need to be told that plastics and chemicals in the environmen...

Non-surgical management of ankle osteoarthritis

A new March 2019 study  from the University of Melbourne (1) discusses the tre...

Identifying the inflammatory and hormonal paths of bone loss

We are going to follow a path in exploring what is causing bone loss in a patien...

The main factor in stem cell treatment success for knee pain? The experience and knowledge of the doctor.

Recently, there has been a wave of remarkable studies from some of the world’s...

New research, New comparisons – PRP vs Hyaluronic acid injections

We will often see a new patient who has tried numerous types of treatments for t...

Pancreatic cancer and diet

There is a fantastic amount of research being published on the role of pancreati...

Are you being sent to the wrong joint replacement surgery?

Researchers are advising doctors that they must carefully examine and look for h...