Craniocervical instability (CCI) occurs when the supportive muscles and ligaments in the upper cervical spine become ‘loose’ or ‘lax’. The importance and complexity of the vagus nerve is highlighted in its name. Vagus is the Latin word for ‘wandering’ and, as the name suggests, the vagus nerve travels widely throughout the body, resembling the root … Continued
The transverse cervical artery (TCA) is a branch of the thyrocervical trunk, which itself is a branch of the first part of the subclavian artery. These arteries are part of the larger arterial network that supplies blood to the head, neck, and upper limbs. Understanding the anatomy and function of arteries like the TCA is … Continued
The human body is a marvel of intricate design, and its functioning relies on a network of complex systems. Among these, the nervous system serves as the communication highway, transmitting signals that enable us to move, feel, and interact with the world around us. One crucial component of this neural network is the ulnar nerve, a peripheral nerve that plays a pivotal role in the motor and sensory functions of the upper limb. In this article exploring the anatomical landscape of the ulnar nerve, we aim to foster a greater understanding of its role in the human body.
Growing up in South Florida, I never knew what it was like to have different seasons – we basically had hot, hotter, and blistering hot! But now being in Colorado for many years, I understand the transitions from winter to spring. It means that its time to put away my snowboard and dust off the golf … Continued
Dr. Pitts Talks About PRP for UCL Injury as an Alternative to Tommy John Surgery Transcript Hi everybody. This is Dr. John Pitts with the Centeno-Schultz Clinic, where we lead and invented much of the field of Interventional Orthopedics and regenerative medicine. Mainly we treat most musculoskeletal and orthopedic problems with injections of your own … Continued
Nerves typically become injured via compression. They get compressed in fascial layers. The compression usually happens through scar tissue formation, bone spurs, and tight muscles can compress the nerves. Tight muscles can also push the nerves into a bony prominence, or get stretched around a bone. So What Is a Hydrodissection? Non-Surgical Peripheral Nerve Treatment … Continued
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.
Introduction Today we’re going to be talking about how to treat tibial nerve injury. We’ll be discussing exactly what is the tibial nerve is, the muscles the tibial innervates, how the nerve can be injured, as well as potential treatments for this. So let’s start off with what muscles are innervated by the tibial nerve. … Continued
Dr. Markle talks about Avascular Necrosis staging, reversing AVN, and treatment options. Transcript Hello, Dr. Markle here at Centeno-Schultz Clinic in Broomfield and Denver, Colorado. Today, we’re talking about avascular necrosis staging. Now, the staging of avascular necrosis is critical in someone’s long term prognosis and moving forward to form an appropriate treatment option. Avascular … Continued
Cyclist Syndrome: What is it and how do we treat it? Our clinic is situated between Boulder and Denver in Colorado, and both Boulder and Denver have a large cycling population! With that being said, we often evaluate patients with Cyclist Syndrome, also known as Pudendal neuralgia (or Pudendal Nerve Entrapment). This can be quite … Continued