Over the past five years, the number of joint replacement surgeries performed annually has increased drastically in Canada. In fact, between 2017 and 2018, as many as 70,000 knee replacement surgeries were performed nationwide. Are you suffering from knee pain and fear you may need a joint replacement surgery in the near future? Here’s what you can do to prevent that from happening. Exercise Regularly It’s no secret; physical exercise helps in strengthening your muscles and preventing cartilage damage. This is particularly true for those individuals who have knee [...]
Muscle strains and sprains are one of the most common forms of musculoskeletal injuries. We’ve all experienced pain and discomfort in our tendons, ligaments, and muscles at some point in our lives, be it at the wrists or neck. Have you been experiencing muscle stiffness a little too often ever since you started working at that new job? Don’t ignore the warning signs; you may be suffering from a work-related musculoskeletal disorder! What Are WMSDs? Work-related musculoskeletal disorders or WMSDs are muscle ailments and injuries brought on because [...]
Remember two years ago when Andre De Grasse injured his hamstring and had to miss the world championships? It surely was a setback to the sprinter’s career, and although classified as a Grade 2 hamstring strain, it required up to 6 weeks of rehab for the muscle to fully heal. What are hamstring injuries and how do they affect your movement? Let’s take a closer look. Hamstring Muscle Injuries The hamstring muscles comprise a group of three muscles situated at the back of your thigh, which connect the [...]
The term “stem cell therapy” yields mixed responses. While some people accept it as an innovative medical solution for a variety of ailments, others are more sceptical about the procedure and what it entails. Here are a few common myths surrounding stem cell therapy, debunked: Stem Cells Are Taken From Embryos TRUE/FALSE. Here’s the thing - certain clinics and practices do use embryonic stem cells for their procedures. However, that’s not the case at RegenerVate Medical Injection Therapy. Stem cells can be classified as adult cells and embryonic cells. We [...]
Tennis elbow is a painful condition that occurs as a result of inflammation of the tendons that join the forearm muscles with elbow.