Blog | Hiler Chiropractic & Neurology - Part 6

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Let’s Discuss Peripheral Neuropathy

June 14, 2018

Peripheral neuropathy is a very serious condition that has the potential to take independence away from its suffers, causing pain and discomfort that can ruin any chance of a normal life. Ability to sense your feet, ability to walk and ability to sleep may be reduced in addition to the enjoyment of life. Let’s dive in and explore neuropathy in more detail. Peripheral neuropathy comes about from damage to your peripheral nerves, which are responsible for sending signals between your brain (via the spinal cord) and the rest of your body such as your hands, feet, and organs. Damage to... View Article

8 Conditions That Can Benefit with Regenerative Medicine/Stem Cell Therapy

June 7, 2018

Regenerative medicine involves using your own body’s own tissue or grafted tissue cells from placental or umbilical cord tissue to help heal disease and injury. Before we list some conditions that can be benefited by regenerative medicine, it may be helpful to know a little bit more about each treatment we offer. What Is Platelet-Rich Plasma? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), or platelet concentrates, have been studied extensively since the 1990s. While similar products previously used in medicine (fibrin glue) are very expensive, PRP provides a cost-effective alternative. Plasma concentrates are a way to help the body finish the healing process and... View Article

5 Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy

May 31, 2018

Stem cell therapy uses a patient’s own stem cells from bone or adipose, or from cells donated from healthy c-section deliveries from umbilical cord or placental tissue to help repair damaged tissues and repair injuries. This therapy is a part of the regenerative medicine field that is rapidly growing. A few of the many things stem cell therapy is used for include reducing joint pain from osteoarthritis, increasing motion and flexibility, and treating tendon, muscle, and ligament tears. What is a stem cell? Before we explain some of the benefits of this therapy, it may be helpful to know a... View Article

Treating Symptoms of Whiplash with Medical and Chiropractic Care combined.

March 2, 2018

Maybe you don’t give them enough credit, but your neck muscles are involved in almost every movement you take. Like all of us, you only realize it once they hurt you, trying to signal that something’s not right in the area. The pain can become unbearable, and it usually leaves an imprint on everything you do, especially when standing up. One of the causes of neck pain is whiplash, a common condition that is rarely clinically diagnosed and corrected. Causes and Lasting Effects of Whiplash Whiplash occurs most often as a result of a car accident or even heavy braking.... View Article

Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Pain

January 2, 2018

Joint pain is one of the most common health issues in the U.S. that affects millions of people. The most prevalent type is knee pain, which affects almost 25% of the adult population. It is a bothersome symptom of an underlying condition, which is rarely appropriately addressed. What Causes Knee Pain? Although it can take a lot of time until the cartilage wears out, the pain can intensify suddenly. If that happens, simple tasks like walking around the house or going to the store can become unbearable. Medical conditions such as arthritis or an accelerated wear and tear of the... View Article