Wellness

medications for pain

Do I need to take anti-inflammatory medications after a sports injury? Are they helpful or harmful?

One of the most common questions we get from our patients is, “Do I need to take anti-inflammatory medications? Are they helpful or harmful?” It’s no secret that anti-inflammatory medications can be a lifesaver when you’re in pain. On several occasions use of anti-inflammatory medications is indicated and important to enable normal function. But the …

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What is Shockwave therapy and how does it work?

What is shockwave therapy? Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is an effective and non-surgical technology utilizing high-energy, short wavelength acoustic waves called shockwaves to reduce pain and promote healing. Healing effects include bone and tendon regeneration, increased blood vessel growth and a chemically induced decrease in pain and sensitivity of pain receptors.   How does shockwave …

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