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SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT OF COMMON JOINT PROBLEMS

Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)

Plantar Fasciitis is pain and swelling of the heel and bottom of the foot caused by inflamed Plantar Fascia. This problem responds readily to both cortisone and physical medicine. Make an appointment today!    Typical symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis include: Pain with pressure (it hurts more when you walk on it) Tenderness It causes mainly [...]

Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)

Prepatellar Bursitis (Knee Pain)

Prepatellar Bursitis is pain and swelling of the knee joint caused by an inflamed Prepatellar Bursa. We treat this with a cortisone and physical medicine and get excellent results.  Make an appointment today!    Typical symptoms of Prepatellar Bursitis include: Swelling Stiffness Achiness Pain with pressure (it hurts more when you press on it) Redness [...]

Prepatellar Bursitis (Knee Pain)

Trochanteric Bursitis (Hip Pain)

Trochanteric Bursitis is pain in the hip caused by an inflamed Trochanteric Bursa. We get great results treating this problem with cortisone and physical medicine.  Make an appointment today!    Typical symptoms of Trochanteric Bursitis include: Pain and swelling occurring over the side of the hip bone (greater trochanter) Referred pain that travels down the [...]

Trochanteric Bursitis (Hip Pain)

Lumbago (Low Back Pain)

Lumbago is low back pain that sometimes radiates to the buttocks, hips and legs (Sciatica). We treat this condition with SI joint injections, manipulative therapy and physical medicine with excellent response. Make an appointment today!    Typical symptoms of Lumbago include: Pain radiating to the legs Muscle spasms Aching Stiffness Soreness if touched Difficulty walking

Lumbago (Low Back Pain)

Cervicalgia (Neck Pain)

Cervicalgia is neck pain that radiates to the head and upper back. Don often uses trigger point injections to treat this. This problem responds readily to cortisone, physical medicine and manipulative therapy. Make an appointment today!    Typical symptoms of Cervicalgia include: Pain Stiffness in neck muscles Spasms in neck muscles Impaired neck movement Tenderness [...]

Cervicalgia (Neck Pain)

Subscapular Bursitis (Upper Back Pain)

Subscapular Bursitis causes pain under the shoulder blade in the mid upper back and can become very persistent and chronic. It responds very well to cortisone, physical medicine and manipulative therapies.  Make an appointment today!  Typical symptoms of Shoulder Bursitis include: Pain/aches in the rear shoulder and mid upper back area Grinding, grating and snapping [...]

Subscapular Bursitis (Upper Back Pain)

Subacromial Bursitis (Shoulder Pain)

Don treats Subacromial Bursitis, or Shoulder Bursitis, with cortisone injections that often cure symptoms completely. Typical cost is under $100 including the injection! You will need an assessment to make sure nothing else is going on, such as a complete tear of your rotator cuff. But even partial tears respond well. Before you consider surgery, [...]

Subacromial Bursitis (Shoulder Pain)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Wrist and Hand Pain)

Don gets excellent results treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome with cortisone injections. Before you consider surgery, you may want to come see us. Typical cost is under $100 including the injection! Make an appointment today!  Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome may include: Numbness, tingling, burning, and pain—primarily in the thumb and index, middle, and ring fingers [...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Wrist and Hand Pain)

Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow Pain)

Don successfully treats Lateral Epicondylitis, or "Tennis Elbow" with cortisone injections. Come see us if you are not getting better on your own. Typical cost is under $100 including the injection! Make an appointment today!  Symptoms of Lateral Epicondylitis may include: Pain or burning on the outer part of your elbow Weak grip strength The [...]

Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow Pain)

Trigger Finger (Finger Pain)

Trigger Finger is a condition that impedes full extension of the finger. An injection of cortisone into the tendon sheath of the flexor tendon resolves the inflammation and cures the problem. Typical cost is under $100 including the injection! Make an appointment today!    Typical symptoms of Trigger Finger include: Finger stiffness, particularly in the morning. [...]

Trigger Finger (Finger Pain)
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