/David Russo

About David Russo

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far David Russo has created 14 blog entries.
19 04, 2018

Can Damaged Discs Heal Themselves?

By | April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Degenerative disc disease and other kinds of abnormalities can be common findings on spine imaging. Many patients read their reports and are worried or concerned those findings of disc displacements [...]

16 03, 2018

Can PRP Help TMJ Pain?

By | March 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25882438 The temporomandibular joint is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull. When this joint is injured or damaged, it can lead to a disorder called temporomandibular joint [...]

11 03, 2018

Pain History is not Pain Destiny

By | March 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Several strands of neuroscience, psychology, and medicine are coming to together to explain how our brains create "pain stories" and the meaning behind past painful experiences and trauma we've suffered. [...]

8 03, 2018

MSC’s Are Master Orchestrators of Tissue Repair

By | March 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

http://www.nature.com/cdd/journal/v22/n12/full/cdd2015127a.html This is a pretty dense article, but I can boil it down too a few sentences: Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC's) are really a sort of "medicinal signaling cell" in our body. Their [...]

6 03, 2018

Maintaining Joint Health

By | March 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Joint health is more than just avoiding injuries. And, our joints are more than just bones. Our bones, soft tissues, and nerves all function together to help make our joints [...]

4 03, 2018

Back Pain and Ergonomics

By | March 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Common causes of work-related pain includes slouching in a chair, hunching the shoulders to type, craning the neck to view a computer monitor and lifting an item too heavy. Many [...]

1 03, 2018

Exercise is Medicine

By | March 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. No medical specialty takes that fact more seriously than physical medicine & rehabilitation (physiatry). Exercise is an essential tool for rehabilitating from any [...]

23 02, 2018

Pain After Auto Injuries

By | February 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Pain after Auto Injuries An automobile accident can cause a variety of injuries to numerous parts of the body. Throughout Oregon the most common injuries tend to occur to the [...]

17 02, 2018

Platelet Rich Plasma for Hamstring Tendinopathy

By | February 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Chronic hamstring tendon pain can be a very serious problem for athletes and other active adults. The hamstring muscles are the muscles in the back of the thigh that allow [...]

11 01, 2018

Understanding Chronic Pain

By | January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A number of factors play a role in the experience of chronic pain. It may be helpful to go over a few important concepts to conceptualize the complicated nature of [...]