Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder, the cause of which hasn’t been discovered. However, for the approximately 4 million Americans who have been diagnosed with this debilitating condition, its symptoms are definitive: chronic pain, sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress. So what exactly is fibromyalgia, who is at risk and how is it treated? Misdiagnosed, but Not Misunderstood While it’s the second most common medical condition that affects muscles, joints, and bones, [Read More]
What is PRP Therapy?
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a popular, revolutionary treatment for the joint pain and inflammation caused by osteoarthritis and some traumatic injuries. PRP therapy for chronic joint conditions has generated a lot of interest since those conditions affect so many people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that up to 25 percent of all adults may develop a chronic joint condition. PRP therapy is increasingly used for other purposes, too, such as hair and skin [Read More]