Month: October 2016

Denervation: What You Need To Know

October 27th, 2016
Each day, many Americans wake up to chronic joint pain. From pain management to joint replacement, there are many ways people seek relief. At Advanced Regenerative Orthopedics, one of the procedures we offer to help relieve pain is denervation. What is denervation? Radiofrequency Denervation (RFD), often called “denervation” helps with the pain related to your injured joint by temporarily deadening sensitive nerves causing pain and gradually works to keep you pain-free after your procedure. Along with being a minimally invasive,...

Tennis and Your Joints [Infographic]

October 27th, 2016
As one of the most popular sports across the globe, tennis often results in numerous injuries during a player’s lifetime. According to the Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Tennis, 32% of all recreational tennis players playing 1-2 hours per week suffered at least one tennis-related injury during a regular season. A study by the British Journal of Sports Medicine states that tennis injuries occur most in the lower extremities. Over time, these injuries can lead to arthritis and even...

Meet the Specialists: Steven Mirabello, MD

October 19th, 2016
Dr. Steven Mirabello is the Orthopedic Surgeon for the Toronto Blue Jays and  a member of  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. Working closely with many professional baseball players and MLB organizations, Dr. Mirabello, having published several papers addressing shoulder care, is especially well-versed in diagnosis and treatment of shoulder injuries and has taken care of many professional athletes including Bo Jackson, Charles Barkley, Fran Tarkenton, Bruce Smith and Roger Clemens. Here at ARO, we...

The Dark Side of Pain Management

October 19th, 2016
Nearly one-third of Americans experience chronic pain in some form. This pain results from injury or, in many cases, degenerative conditions like osteoarthritis. Given that this is a far-reaching problem with no simple solution, what can we do about it? One key piece of the puzzle may be redefining pain management. Currently, we are placing too much emphasis on only “managing” pain, which has led to serious repercussions. In recent years, doctors and pain management clinics have found themselves embroiled...

The Truth About Joint Replacement

October 18th, 2016
Once unbearable joint pain disrupts their lives, many turn to narcotic pain medication and eventually joint replacement surgery in hopes of easing their suffering. When it’s time for joint surgery, you need to know your options. Full joint replacement surgery is not always the best choice, and ultimately, it’s not a permanent solution. It’s important to understand the costs, risks, and projected recovery time involved with total joint replacement surgery. Facts about Joint Replacement Once you understand the facts about...

Facing the Facts about Joint Replacement

October 10th, 2016
For patients suffering from painful health issues, like osteoarthritis, total joint replacement might seem like the only option to relieve severe joint pain. Fortunately, that isn’t the case. At ARO, we offer an alternative to joint replacement surgery that keeps your natural joint intact. We offer three cutting-edge technologies into one streamlined process to get you back on your feet and back to your active life. Still on the fence? Check out the following facts and see how the real...