Female runner touching cramped calf at morning jogging. Achilles tendon pain or injury.

The strongest tendon in the human body is the Achilles tendon. Did you know, it can bear loads exceeding over 900 kilograms? However, despite its strength, this tendon is prone to injuries and unfortunately, it is still not well known exactly what factors predict healing potential from injuries. Studies have been done to try and…

x-ray of neck pain

Our neck is an important indicator for what can happen to our health and mobility if something goes wrong. At the West Coast Center for orthopedic surgery and sports medicine (www.westcoastorthopedics.com) we are offering a full and complete exam for every possible neck injury. Our goal is always long lasting pain relief. First it is…

Foot Pain: Man runner outside with digital composite of foot bones

Foot Pain comes in many different forms. The heel and and the ankle are the most delicate parts of your foot. In this blog Dr. Keith Feder and Dr. Carol Frey – one of the leading foot and ankle specialists in the country – explain how foot pain can be handled, so you can go…

Doctor giving a PRP Therapy injection to young woman patient, Examination of the knee pain, Sport exercise injuries.

More and more patients are asking about PRP Therapy. We have addressed this in several posts prior to this one, but it’s a topic that seems to be more on the forefront of everybody’s mind these days. We are happy to dive into PRP a little bit more. Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP Therapy is the…

wrist pain can stop the game

Hand and wrist pain and how to heal it with minimally-invasive regenerative treatments to live an active and pain-free lifestyle. Who hasn’t felt it before – wrist pain. NO other “instrument” is used more frequently than our wrists. We use them every day of our life. And if they hurt, we are in trouble. Dr. Keith…

Stem Cell Injections can help heal elbow injuries

Platelet-rich Plasma injections (PRP) and now stem cell injections are the present and the future of sports medicine in regards to regenerative treatment. Dr. Keith Feder and his team wanted to share this interesting article from the Boston Globe. All athletes and weekend warriors who want to live pain free again, should to consider PRP or stem cell injections…

get back in the game with prp los angeles

If there’s one thing we know, it’s that athletic injuries are no joke. Whether it’s a nagging discomfort or debilitating pain, learn more about the latest treatment to overcome that pain and get back in the game with PRP Los Angeles. You may be thinking ‘I’ve tried every treatment option and home remedy…’, but before…

You Don’t Have to Let Osteoarthritis OA Knee pain Keep You From Enjoying Life So, your knees don’t want to serve you the way they used to anymore. They hurt, the doctor says you suffer from Osteoarthritis OA knee pain. Not a good thing when it has the word arthritis in it. You think your…

PRP Therapy Procedure

PRP Therapy – or Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy entails the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP), a portion of the patient’s own blood having a platelet concentration, to promote healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints. It is applied to multiple musculoskeletal problems. Sports Medicine is an excellent field to use this kind of Therapy to heal…

knee-injections-for-pain-hyaluronic-acid

Knee Injections might be a great way you can get rid of your knee pain without surgery. This is what a healthy knee looks like: No question, our knees are delicate instruments. And we abuse them on a daily basis. Knee pain is not fun. But you can effectively manage your knee pain with treatments…

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