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Zapf discusses causes, solutions to back pain

Zapf discusses causes, solutions to back pain

Back pain can affect anyone but it can be particularly problematic for older adults. Sometimes people are hesitant about how to proceed if they do experience back pain. Dr. Ashley Zapf, a primary care sports medicine physician who is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, helped provide general answers about back pain concerns during […]

New treatment curbs the pain associated with osteoarthritis

New treatment curbs the pain associated with osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the nation, affecting 33.6 percent of adults 65 years or older, but a relatively new treatment could help curb the pain and stiffness associated with it. Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation is a procedure where the sensory nerves of the hip or knee are burned to reduce the […]