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A lot of people come to our practice and ask us what they can do at home to help certain injuries heal faster? – The magic word here is “PRICE MM”. In this blog we will explain to you what’s behind those letters, and why they can have a very positive impact on your healing…

What is an ACL injury? How can it be treated? How long is the recovery? It has been said that the three most frightening letters for an athlete are A-C-L. An injury to this ligament is very serious. In the past, a tear of the ACL would have been career ending for any athlete. Nowadays…

Age is no longer a hindrance to compete at the highest level. What’s the secret? Have you noticed it too? – Professional athletes are still very successful at their sport in later years. New England’s Quarterback Tom Brady is a good example. He is 40 and still going strong US Women’s National Soccer Team star…

World Cup Fever The Soccer World Cup is in full swing in Russia right now. The biggest sporting event in the world features the best of the world. Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar. But with great games come harsh soccer injuries. And that’s often times due to overuse and acute traumatic injuries. Overuse injuries occur over time…

Ask the doctor   More and more patients visit us and complain about chronic pain in their joints or feet these days. Reason enough to share some thoughts what might be causing the pain, and how it can be treated. Often times we diagnose arthritis as the cause of pain in joints and feet. Arthritis…

PRP remains our main focus at Westcoastorthopedics these days. We wanted to share this interesting study from AAOs with you. It states not only that PRP can accelerate the healing process, it also shows that PRO treatment can be extremely helpful when it comes to healing fractures of long-bones that had not shown progressive evidence…

Learn Why Platelet Rich Plasma Is The Most Effective Treatment Method For Knee Osteoarthritis! Generally, treatment modalities include nonpharmacological, pharmacological, and surgical approaches. Intrarticular platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has emerged as a promising treatment for early stages of knee OA, here is why: PRP can accelerate the physiological recovery process, relieve pain, and contains anti-inflammatory and…

  Kim Kardashian West does it, the beauty industry discovers PRP treatment as the new “celebrity must-try” treatment. The advantages of using your own blood to heal are incredible!  Kardashian posted a picture of herself with specks of blood on her skin. It was taken right after the treatment. The PRP treatment – which magazines…

4/27/18 Blog Dr. Keith Feder/Dr. Carol Frey Todays Topic: Shoulders. How to recognize shoulder instability and how to treat it #strength #jointcapsule #shoulderpain #instability #rotatorcuff #ligaments #tendons #muscles #labrum Shoulder injuries can be tricky. The reason being: Muscles, ligaments, joint capsule, labrum, and tendons all surround the shoulder. In a way they work together in…

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Blog 4/15/18 Dr. Carol Frey. Dr. Keith Feder Topic: Back pain, inflammation, core strength, MRI, CT-Scans “Mommy, my back hurts”  Ice, anti inflammatory drugs, electric stimulation can reduce pain and inflammation in your lower back. Core strengthening, Yoga and Pilates can be helpful as well to heal an injured back  It’s not just Grandma that…

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