Total Joint Care
Transforming Joint Health: The Promising Role of Connective Tissue Matrix in Osteoarthritis Treatment
Tue, Jul 25, 2023
The new wave of umbilical cord tissue (UCT) and Connective Tissue Matrix (CTM) products are allograft injectables that are very exciting and proving to be tremendously successful in the treatment of chronic musculoskeletal disorders such as Osteoarthritis (OA). From the outset, Spruce Health Group (SHG) has implemented cutting-edge therapies and services for our patients in […]
Joint pain caused by osteoarthritis, how well does Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) work for it?
Wed, May 31, 2023
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has been around since the early 1970s but it really began gaining more widespread popularity in the 2000s. It continues to gain momentum as a mainstream medical treatment, being used for chronic joint pain, healing of wounds, sports injuries to muscles, tendons, and ligaments as well as cosmetically for facials and […]
#HealthyMobility means being “in it to win it”!
Thu, Apr 6, 2023
When it comes to really enjoying life to the fullest, pain free mobility is key. In fact, we feel that #HealthyMobility means being “in it to win it”! Personally, winning in the Springtime means playing with my dogs, gardening, and most importantly grandchildren. So that means I have to be ready to heft a bag […]
Hyaluronic Acid, Platelet-Rich Plasma – Positions, and Exposition
Wed, Jan 25, 2023
A Family Nurse Practitioner shares an in-depth exposition, inspired by a position statement from the American College of Rheumatology (ACoR), regarding the use of hyaluronic acid (HA) gel and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy used in the treatment of osteoarthritis.
Fri, Jul 9, 2021
If you experience the painful symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA), you’re certainly not alone. The CDC says more than 32.5 million Americans have osteoarthritis, making it by far the most common type of arthritis. Finding meaningful long-term relief for arthritis symptoms can be challenging. At Spruce Health Group, our team works closely with individuals, designing custom care plans based on […]
Are You Prone to Frozen Shoulder?
Wed, Apr 14, 2021
Every year in the United States, nearly eight million people seek medical care for shoulder pain — and that doesn’t take into account the many men and women who try to treat painful symptoms on their own. Frozen shoulder is a common cause of shoulder pain, especially among people between the ages of 40-65. With locations in […]
Exercise Your Way to Better Joint Health
Tue, Mar 16, 2021
If you’re one of the millions of people with sore joints, exercising is probably the last thing on your mind. But guess what? Exercising and moving your joints is one of the best things you can do for many causes of joint pain, including arthritis. The key is to choose the right types of exercises for your […]
5 Benefits of Chiropractic Care
Tue, Feb 16, 2021
About 35 million Americans have chiropractic treatment each year, seeking solutions for pain, stiffness, and other health issues. Still, plenty of people don’t know what chiropractors do or how chiropractic care might benefit them. The team at Spruce Health Group offers comprehensive chiropractic care for people of all ages at their locations in Colorado. With years of expertise, our providers ensure […]
Exercise to Manage Knee Osteoarthritis
Wed, Dec 16, 2020
Although it sounds counterproductive, one of the best ways to treat osteoarthritis of the knee is with a little bit of light exercise. Many people who suffer from OA of the knee tend to think that exercise might make their symptoms of pain and stiffness worse, but on the contrary, it can actually help improve […]