Healthy Living Articles
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 […]
Insights Gained: My Experience with Botox for Migraines
Wed, Jun 14, 2023
Did you know that June is National Migraine Headache Awareness Month? As a migraine sufferer myself, I would like to point out that those of us with personal experience are AWARE every month! Growing up I remember getting very intense headaches/fevers. They were really stopping me from being a normal kid. I would have to […]
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 […]
International Women’s Day: A Discussion on Pelvic Floor Health
Tue, Mar 7, 2023
In honor of International Women’s Day, let’s celebrate with a discussion of women’s health and the pelvic floor. With the goal of a healthier lifestyle, Spruce Health Group strives to provide knowledge to women, empowering them to make informed decisions about their health. Spruce Health Group offers a variety of treatments to improve mobility and is […]
Align Healthy Food as an Evolved Love Language!
Fri, Feb 17, 2023
Love Language of Food Do you ever ponder how your love language really affects your loved ones? As we enjoy February, both Heart Health Month and Valentine’s Day, I want to align healthy food as an evolved love language! This is going to take some focus! Consider that I consistently eat bagels or eggs and […]
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.
FSA and HSA Plans, What’s Your Plan?
Fri, Dec 16, 2022
Access Your FSA/HSA Benefits FSAs and HSAs are healthcare plans that cover medically-related expenses not included under a traditional health plan and as we approach the end of the calendar year many people are looking for ways in which to spend their FSA and/or HSA dollars wisely. They are looking at what services would be […]
The Gift of Golfing Without Knee Pain
Mon, Dec 12, 2022
Knee Osteoarthritis and Golf Viscosupplementation and Physical Therapy were able to help Betty return to golfing without knee pain in just a few weeks! We recently worked with a patient who was complaining of knee pain that was preventing her from getting out on the golf course to play her favorite sport. Betty was in search […]