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Radial Nerve Palsy

Radial Nerve Palsy

Radial Nerve Palsy is a term we use when there has been an injury to the radial nerve.  Commonly the nerve becomes compressed and affects the function of the nerve leading to weakness in the muscles innervated by the nerve, such as in a wrist drop. Today we are going to take a deep dive … Continued

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Surgery

What Is the Cubital Tunnel Syndrome? Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, a compressive neuropathy of the ulnar nerve at the elbow, is the second most common compressive neuropathy in upper extremities (1st = carpal tunnel syndrome). To understand how peripheral nerves get injured, read this blog: https://centenoschultz.com/nerve-hydrodissection/ The Ulnar nerve is a continuation of nerve roots from … Continued

What is Neural-Prolo?

What Is Neural-Prolo?

What Is ProloTherapy? “Gateway drug for regenerative autologous ortho-biologics (stem cells and PRP)” “Prolo” is shorthand for proliferative therapy. Its origins can be traced as far back as the ancient Egyptians and Hippocrates when they used cauterization to induce scaring for laxity.  Modern day prolotherapy was first described for orthopedic use in the 1930 when … Continued

Guyon’s Canal Treatment Options

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 transitions from winter to spring.  It means that its time to put away my snowboard and dust off the golf … Continued

PRP for UCL Injury – PRP Injections for UCL Tear

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

Non-Surgical Peripheral Nerve Treatment

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

PRP for Carpal Tunnel

PRP for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you have wrist or hand pain? Numbness or that sensation of your hand and fingers falling asleep? Have you been told you have carpal tunnel syndrome? We can help you diagnose and treat this issue. We shall cover the following questions: What is carpal tunnel syndrome? What causes this? How do you diagnosis it? … Continued

prp for Carpal Tunnel

PRP for Carpal Tunnel

Dr. John Pitts explains how and why PRP for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can help you avoid surgery. Hello, everybody, this is Dr. John Pitts at the Centeno-Schultz Clinic, where we lead and invented much of the field of Interventional Orthopedics and Regenerative medicine. Meaning: we treat musculoskeletal or orthopedic problems with injections of your own … Continued

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.

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.