Blog Articles

Inflammation: Why Do I Have it and How Can I prevent it?

What causes inflammation? What is oxidative stress? What are some of the ways in which inflammation and oxidative stress manifest in my body? These questions (and more!) are answered in this anti-inflammatory nutrition article.

Sep 13th, 2020
Sports Injuries: How the Experts Assess Them

Each sport has its own unique demands upon our body’s structural integrity. One key to evaluating a given sports injury lies in understanding the sport and the sport specific mechanics causing the injury.

Aug 31st, 2020
Stem Cells: What Are They?

Your life literally depends upon stem cells. So if you’ve heard about them or not, they are kind of a big deal.

Aug 17th, 2020
Nerve Pain

Nerves are the superhighways of our bodies. Their job is to transmit, receive and monitor all information throughout our body. In other words, they are the wires that ensure all parts of our bodies are functioning and properly communicating.

Jun 11th, 2020
Poor Nutrition and Brain Drain

Poor Nutrition and Brain Drain or This is Your Brain on Fast Foods In this blog we make the connection between fast or processed foods and brain damage, underscoring just one of many known connections between poor nutrition and disease.

Jun 11th, 2020
Headache and Craniofacial Pain

Craniofacial pain, a common yet enigmatic problem, is widely recognized as one of the most daunting medical challenges. Myriad causes, complex biomechanics, anatomy/neurophysiology and ...

Jun 11th, 2020
Sports Medicine for Sports Injuries

Each year nearly 3,000,000 sports injuries occur. Sadly, many of these injuries are preventable with some common sense precautions. Simply put, if we are not properly prepared and conditioned for an activity we are more likely to be injured.

Jun 11th, 2020
What is Interventional Pain Management?

Most people know what a cardiologist is and have at least heard of heart catheterization and stents. Comparatively few understand what an interventional pain management (IPM) doctor is or does.

Jun 11th, 2020
Arthritis

Arthritis… A word that conjures images of a horrid disease, like wildfire running rampant through our body and tearing up our joints. While some forms of arthritis can be terribly aggressive, erosive and destructive ...

May 8th, 2020
Selecting a Pain Management Specialist

Are you one of the 100 million Americans suffering from chronic pain? Wondering how to get relief, and more importantly how to seek competent medical care to find sustained relief? Complex pain problems often require complex solutions.

May 8th, 2020
Stem Cells: Fun Facts

When scientists and physicians refer to stem cells, they are talking about cells that help our bodies to heal. Heal from injury, disease, trauma and everyday wear and tear on our bodies.

May 8th, 2020
Phyllis U’s STAR Story

STAR Stories Phyllis U. Standing Without Spinal Surgery Phyllis U. I came to STAR because of severe pain that made it so I could hardly stand up. An MRI showed I had a compound fracture to my L3, ...

Aug 28th, 2019
Margie Guinn’s STAR Story

STAR Stories Margie Guinn I Can Hold a Pen Margie Guinn “Before regenerative medicine, the four cysts on my finger were getting larger and larger and making it much harder to use my right hand.

Aug 27th, 2019
Rodney Sliger

STAR Stories Rodney Sliger No Knee Replacement Necessary Rodney Sliger I was personally told by two different orthopedic doctors that complete knee replacement was the only cure for my injured, arthritic knee.

Aug 27th, 2019
Rhonda Kennedy’s STAR Story

STAR Stories Rhonda Kennedy Energy to Function Rhonda Kennedy Before my injection, my pain level was preventing me from living. I was unable to do anything without constant pain; even at work the pain level would make it hard to concentrate.

Aug 26th, 2019
James Terry’s STAR Story

STAR Stories James Terry A Life Changing Three Days James Terry “Since 2003, I was not able to do anything. I was on oxygen; could barely take a shower. Now I can mow 5 acres of grass and weeds, shampoo carpet; just about anything I want.

May 2nd, 2019
Jo Massaro’s STAR Story

STAR Stories Jo Massaro Deep Sea Fishing at 64 Jo Massaro “Regenerative Medicine was recommended to me, and I’m so glad I made that call. I met Dr. Fortin and his staff and felt so comfortable.

Apr 10th, 2019