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tendonitis vs carpal tunnel

Tendonitis vs Carpal Tunnel: Identifying Important Differences

Tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome are two distinct clinical conditions that affect the wrist and hand. Dr. Schultz discusses what tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome are, the major causes, common symptoms, treatment options, and the important difference between the two.


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A Lesson At The Whiteboard: PRP for Herniated Disc, Bulging Disc, and Disc Protrusion

Dr. Pitts discusses PRP for Herniated Disc, Disc Bulge, and Disc Protrusion Transcript Hello, everybody. This is Dr. John Pitts of the Centeno-Schultz Clinic, where we are the leaders and inventors of much of the field of interventional orthopedics, which is basically treating and diagnosing musculoskeletal, orthopedic-type problems using injections and regenerative agents rather than … Continued


nerve hydrodissection

Nerve Hydrodissection: An Exciting New Way to Treat Nerve Injuries!

Peripheral nerves are susceptible to irritation, compression, and entrapment with scar tissue. Dr. Schultz discusses a novel new way to treat nerve injuries called nerve hydrodissection. He discusses what it is, which nerves can be treated, factors that can cause nerve compression, what nerve pain feels like and how a specialized PRP can be used to promote nerve healing.


ACL tear treatment without surgery

ACL Tear Treatment Without Surgery: The Truth You Need to Know!

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is a key stabilizer in the knee that is frequently injured. Dr. Schultz discusses what an ACL is, the major causes of tears, symptoms associated with a tear, what ACL surgery is, its risk, and effective ACL tear treatment without surgery. He shares a recent clinical success with a 14y/o soccer player who avoided ACL surgery by using her own stem cells at the Centeno-Schultz Clinic.


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PRP Knee Injections: What Your Doctors Did Not Tell You!

PRP knee injections are increasingly popular. Dr. Schultz discusses what PRP is, how it is made, how it works the extensive literature to date that demonstrates it is effective in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis, and superior to both steroids and exercise.


5 Causes of Neck Pain at Base of Skull

Neck pain at the base of the skull can be debilitating. Dr. Schultz discusses the 5 major causes of base of skull pain, treatment options and the consequences of not treating.


CMC Joint Pain

CMC Joint Anatomy and the Sources of CMC Joint Pain: A Must Read Summary

The thumb is also known as the CMC joint. Dr. Schultz discusses what the CMC joint is, the 5 major causes of CMC joint pain, what CMC joint osteoarthritis is, what causes it, the most common symptoms, how it is diagnosed, treatment options, and effective non-surgical treatment options.


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Nerve Repair Supplementation

Nerve Repair Supplementation Good morning, Dr. Markle at the Centeno-Schultz Clinic, and, today, I’d like to take a moment to discuss peripheral nerve injuries and nerve repair supplementation (to help recover from peripheral nerve injuries). Now, there’s many different types of peripheral nerve injuries that we do treat. They range from a variety of different … Continued


Muscle Pain after Cervical Fusion Surgery: 9 Major Causes

Cervical fusion is major surgery. Dr. Schultz discusses what cervical fusion is, the different types, the indications, the 9 major causes of muscle pain after cervical fusion surgery, and an effective, non-surgical alternative.