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…

Foot Care, healthy feet, Happy-Feet, Best Shoes to prevent foot pain

Happy Feet By Dr. Carol Frey Today: Treating your feet right –What to watch out for when entering a shoe store   Several studies have shown that shoes can be responsible for the majority of foot deformities and problems that physicians encounter in women. It’s true, shoe wear has its impacts on women’s feet. It’s…

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…

Foot Care, healthy feet, Happy-Feet, Best Shoes to prevent foot pain

10 Best Shoes Buying Tips to Prevent Foot Pain – For A Perfect Fit Dr. Carol Frey’s* “Happy Feet” Blog…. How many times have we said “ouch, my feet hurt”? – Foot agony is part of many people’s daily life. But it doesn’t have to be. Common ailments are : Athlete’s foot Blisters Bunions Corns…

Foot Care, healthy feet, Happy-Feet, Best Shoes to prevent foot pain

Dr. Carol’s* “Happy Feet” Blog…. Today: How and when to buy shoes, and how to trim your toe nails   – Buy shoes that fit and know when a shoe fits! Sounds easy enough, right? But it isn’t always. Shoes are the only part of your wardrobe that can actually cause health problems. – That’s…

osteoarthritis-prp

By Dr. Keith Feder Why PRP-Treatment helps to cure osteoarthritis in knees  A single Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injection may be enough to alleviate mild osteoarthritis in your knee and improve functionality. That’s what researchers in France came up with in a clinical study. They compared the success of a single PRP injection vs Hyaluronic…

Women's Footwear

ABSTRACT Women’s Footwear have been implicated as being responsible for the majority of foot deformities and problems that physicians encounter  in women.  ln our original study of 356 women,  the majority of women studied wore shoes that were too small for their feet, had toot pain and deformity, and had increased in shoe size since the age of 20. The women…

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