In many cases, medication is the first step in treatment for various types of orthopedic injuries. Medications your orthopedist may prescribe include pain relievers, anti-inflammatory drugs, and muscle relaxants. These medications help to manage pain and promote healing in both acute and chronic cases. Pain Relievers Pain relief is of the utmost importance when you suffer […]
The facet joints connect each vertebra in your spine to the one above or below it. In some cases, your back or neck pain may originate in these joints. Facet joint injections can be used as a therapeutic and diagnostic treatment to target the joint causing you pain. During this treatment, you will receive a […]
Stress fractures are injuries caused by overuse of the muscles. They are particularly common among athletes who participate in activities that tax the lower body. Proper diagnosis of these injuries is the first step in developing an effective treatment and prevention plan. Causes of Stress Fractures Unlike acute fractures, stress fractures occur as a result of […]
At Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, P.C. we specialize in the non-surgical treatment of orthopaedic injuries and pain management. In addition to regular articles on our web site , visit us at painmanagementdr.com for more weekly articles on various orthopaedic topics. 24 hour appointments available by calling 770-421-1420.