Do You Have Myofascial Pain Syndrome

There are all sorts of conditions these days that are chronic in classification. Countless individuals all around the planet suffer from conditions that are stubborn and in many cases even debilitating. Myofascial pain syndrome is an example of a medical condition that’s classified as being chronic. This syndrome, in a nutshell, revolves around pain. It involves pressure and muscle trigger points. These points bring on the pain that affects the muscles. This pain in some situations even negatively influences sections of the physique that seem to be totally separate. Myofascial pain syndrome often is the result of frequent muscle contractions. If you suspect that you may have this pain syndrome or anything else similar to it, then you need to set up an appointment with a qualified doctor. Note, too, that there are a number of things that can denote the existence of this condition. If you have any symptoms that may make you believe that you have the syndrome, then you need to take action right away. You can take action by picking up the telephone and calling the doctor to book an assessment appointment. (more…)

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Dr. Alicia Carter and Stem Cell Therapy

Dr. Alicia Carter of Miami, an award-winning spine and sports medicine expert, knows how to help individuals with sports physical therapy efficiently. Whether you’ve recently had a sports-related injury or want to improve your sports performance, Dr. Carter can help you reach your physical goals for the areas of integrative spine and sports Miami. (more…)

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How Can PRP Injections Help Your Sports Performance?

If you’ve been an athlete for any significant amount of time, it’s likely that you’ve dealt with an injury or two. Having a highly-trained medical expert on your side can make a world of difference in your treatment options. Sometimes those injuries tend to be more chronic and harder to treat. Luckily PRP injections are creating an ideal environment to treat these more chronic conditions and get you back on the field in no time.
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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection for Spine and Orthopedic Conditions

An injury or condition that affects your spine, other bones, or joints can sideline you indefinitely without proper treatment. You may have experienced such a situation and gone through many different forms of treatment. If you haven’t received the relief that you’ve been looking for, it’s time to consider the best therapy through the best platelet rich plasma Miami can offer.
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Trigger Point Injections Could Be The Solution For Your Chronic Pain Issues

If you’ve been dealing with chronic pain, it’s likely you’ve tried many different forms of medications, treatments, and lifestyle changes. However, without the right combination, it can seem like results are hopeless. Fortunately, with trigger point injections, physicians are more capable than ever before to finally reach those fascial restrictions that trigger chronic pain throughout the body.

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All About Orthopedic Rehab

Orthopedic rehab is a process designed to help patients restore balance, mobility, and function in the joints, limbs, and entire musculoskeletal system. While it’s primarily used after an operation or a traumatic injury, this form of rehab also helps people who have degenerative diseases. Whether you’re recovering from a hip operation or broken ankle or receiving treatment for an ongoing health condition, orthopedic rehab can help you be more active and get more out of life.

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Inside Spinal Injury and Where It Can Occur

It’s estimated over 12,000 people in the US will suffer spinal cord injuries this year alone. The weeks, months, and years following present unique challenges that must be overcome. If you or a loved one is impacted, it’s important to first become knowledgeable of the condition in order to take it head-on. This requires understanding the inside mechanics of spinal injury and where it can occur.

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What Kind of Doctor Should You See If You Have A Sports Injury?
Are you suffering from muscle pain? IS massage therapy not providing you with sufficient relief for your pain? Alicia R. Carter, MD, Miami Spine, and Sports Medicine specialist offers Trigger point injections, a very safe and efficient procedure.

What Kind of Doctor Should You See If You Have A Sports Injury?

By Dr. Alicia Carter

One of the biggest fears that athletes or people who live active lifestyles have is sustaining an injury that can limit their mobility for long periods of time. But anytime you step onto a field or enter a gym, the risk of injury is there. The question is if you sustain an injury, how do you recover? The first step is getting an accurate diagnosis. To do so, it’s important that you choose the right doctor for the job. A physiatrist. (more…)

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TIPS FOR YOUR NEW STANDING DESK
Performing artists with career-threatening injuries have been able to return to their profession with Dr. Carter’s holistic approach to treatment. If you're located in the Miami area visit Miami Spine and Sports Medicine - Alicia R. Carter, MD.

TIPS FOR YOUR NEW STANDING DESK

What is a standing Desk? A ‘standing desk’ is desk that allows you to stand up comfortably while working. Some versions are called ‘height-adjustable desks’ or ‘sit- to -stand’ desks.

There has been a lot of conversation over the last few years regarding the preference of a standing workstation and its efficacy in influencing health benefits versus a seated workstation in an office setting. Researchers have also looked into the benefits in productivity while using a standing desk. Standing desks are a great way to help enhance a healthy lifestyle, however, it is important to understand how to properly use one. (more…)

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