FAT TRANSFER + PRP (PLATELET RICH PLASMA) This therapy utilizes a patient’s adipose (fat), combined with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), to provide a potent biological therapeutic combination. Fat contains many types of cells that are useful in the healing process, including stem cells, adipocytes, and various types of connective tissue cells, all of which have a role in healing. Combined with PRP, the management of various musculoskeletal conditions, such as osteoarthritis, has taken a big step forward. All affected joints can be treated, including hips, knees, ankles and [...]
Musculoskeletal disorders and injuries are among the most common ailments experienced by adults. Be it chronic shoulder pain, knee joint stiffness, or carpal tunnel syndrome, musculoskeletal ailments can severely affect the quality of your life and restrict your movement as well as flexibility. Unfortunately, many people resort to invasive and risky surgical procedures for their condition that can be otherwise treated. Here are a few minimally invasive procedures to consider for your treatment. Acupuncture Dating back more than 2000 years, acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine [...]
It's normal to experience a clicking/popping sensation when you walk, bend or lunge but, if it's also accompanied by swelling or pain, you must pay a visit to your doctor. Approximately, 4.6M Canadians suffer from osteoarthritis.
Over the last ten years, instances of musculoskeletal conditions have increased by 25 percent globally. In countries like Canada that have ageing populations, the prevalence of these conditions is even higher. Advanced medical care has improved overall life expectancy, but quality of life for many senior citizens has fallen. To prevent the onset of musculoskeletal ailments, you need to understand why they are so common in older people. That’s why we’ve answered some FAQs to help you remain healthy as you age. What is the musculoskeletal system? Your musculoskeletal [...]
Every year, over 500,000 Canadians injure their hands at the workplace. What’s worse, if adequate safety measures had been taken, these injuries could have been prevented. The first step toward prevention is awareness. In this piece, we’ve outlined four common hand injuries—other than bruises and lacerations (cuts)—that you should know about. Sprains Damage incurred by the ligaments in your hands is known as a sprain. Ligaments are connective tissues that hold your bone and cartilage together. They can tear if you twist your hand at an awkward angle—which is [...]