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Welcome to Ospina Medical's blog, where our patients can stay informed about the latest in orthopedics and pain management.

How Can I Avoid Overstretching My Lower Back?

Our Medical Interns | 09/29/2022

Keep lower back pain at bay with these tips to avoid overexertion and injury.

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MBBs are the MVPs: Medial Branch Blocks for Chronic Back Pain

Our Medical Interns | 09/28/2022

Medial Branch Blocks (MBBs) target chronic pain of the spine and neck, as well as act as a diagnostic tool. Learn how MBBs do it all!

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Treating Chronic Knee Pain: Radio-Frequency Ablation of the Genicular Nerves

Our Medical Interns | 09/27/2022

Radio-frequency ablation is often used for treatment of chronic back pain. Learn how it can also target the genicular nerves and chronic knee pain.

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What is Spinal Cord Stimulation?

Our Medical Interns | 09/23/2022

Spinal Cord Stimulation involves the implantation of a device that monitors and silences the pain signals from problematic nerves. Learn more below…

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Dead-Butt Syndrome: A Pain in the…

Our Medical Interns | 09/20/2022

"Dead Butt Syndrome" impacts many adults who under-activate their glute muscles. Learn more about signs, symptoms, and what to do if you develop DBS.

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Better than a Needle in a Haystack: The Diversity of Acupuncture Therapy

Our Medical Interns | 09/19/2022

Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine treatment that is now found all over the world. Find out why this is the case, and if it may help you!

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Getting Your Sleep Back on Track: Why Selecting the Right Mattress is Important!

Our Medical Interns | 09/16/2022

We've all heard how we need about 8 hours of sleep per night. Learn how you can maximize your sleep by selecting the right mattress for your needs!

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Learning about Lupus: Answering the Important Questions about Lupus-Related Pain

Our Medical Interns | 09/14/2022

Lupus is an autoimmune condition that causes systemic pain and inflammation. Hear from our doctors on the misconceptions and "must-knows" of lupus.

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Give it a Shot! Deciding Between Prolotherapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy

Our Medical Interns | 09/09/2022

Ospina Medical offers multiple Regenexx-patented regenerative medicine procedures. Find out if prolotherapy or platelet rich plasma is right for you!

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How Does Frozen Shoulder Feel?

Our Medical Interns | 09/06/2022

A frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) can cause problems like stiffness and immobility. See how Regenexx® in New York City can provide relief.

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Botox Injections for Migraines, Muscular Spasms, and More!

Our Medical Interns | 09/06/2022

Many people think Botox injections are only useful for cosmetic purposes... Learn how Botox can also help with chronic migraines and muscular spasms.

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More Than a High-Tech Fashion Statement: Apple Watch for Health and Fitness

Our Medical Interns | 09/02/2022

How is the Apple Watch more than just a "cool" watch? Based on all its specs that promote a healthier lifestyle, the answer seems pretty clear to us.

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Battle of the Procedures: Regenerative Medicine vs. Interventional Medicine

Our Medical Interns | 09/01/2022

Individuals seeking pain relief must choose from a wide array of treatments within interventional and regenerative medicines. Let us help you decide!

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Hot N Cold Therapies: When to Apply Heat and When to Apply Ice?

Our Medical Interns | 08/31/2022

It is well known that heat therapy and cold therapy can help relieve pain, but not everyone knows proper times for each. Do you know the difference?

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A Light in the Dark: Laser Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Relief

Our Medical Interns | 08/26/2022

Laser therapy is a new treatment for chronic musculoskeletal pain, targeting damaged tissues with highly-controlled photons. Could this be for you?

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Let's Look at the Numbers: How Effective are Regenexx Treatments?

Our Medical Interns | 08/24/2022

Regenexx patients from all over (OM too!) complete surveys on how their pain & function have improved over time. See how this data all comes together.

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Finding Out Which Regenexx Procedure is Right for You

Our Medical Interns | 08/23/2022

Here at Ospina Medical, we offer platelet rich plasma injections and stem cell procedures for chronic pain. See how we determine the best fit for you!

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IV Peptide Therapy: Treating Your Pain Drip by Drip

Our Medical Interns | 08/16/2022

IV Peptide Therapy uses an intravenous system to deliver a personalized peptide cocktail to your cells via the bloodstream. Could this be for you?

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Facing the Inevitable: The Aches and Pains of Aging and Osteoarthritis

Our Medical Interns | 08/15/2022

Whether we wish to admit it or not, aging is inevitable and often leads to joint pain in the form of osteoarthritis. Is this something you experience?

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP): A Better Treatment Option for Neuropathic Pain

Our Medical Interns | 08/11/2022

Neuropathy is characterized by nerve damage sending frequent, unnecessary pain signals. Pain medication and surgery can only do so much, but not PRP.

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