After Spinal Cord Injuries, How Do Neurons Heal Themselves?

February 3, 2020

Researchers have made some important steps forward in discovering why it is that nerves damaged in spinal cord injuries don’t grow back. In 2018, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO published a study that detailed the ways that cells are able to regenerate themselves. Neurons in the peripheral nervous system…

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Muscular Dystrophy Diagnosis: The Basics of Testing

January 6, 2020

Muscular weakness that gets progressively worse is the main sign that can lead to a muscular dystrophy diagnosis. There are several different types of muscular dystrophy. Some will appear in childhood, while other types only appear in the late teen or early twenties. In rare cases, symptoms occur even further in to adulthood. While there…

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Hope for New Treatment for Nerve Injuries

December 2, 2019

At Precision Medical Group, we specialize in helping patients find treatment for nerve injuries. We do this by using state of the art NCS/EMG testing. Our patients will need different kinds of treatment, depending on the age and severity of the damage in their nerves. Some people can do physical therapy, while others will need…

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Learn About Nerve Conditions and How They Are Treated

November 4, 2019

Nerve conditions can range in seriousness from just annoying to severely debilitating. They present as tingling or numbness in your hands and arms, pain in your neck, shoulders, and back, or weakness in your limbs. Some conditions get worse over time, while others come on suddenly. If you experience any of these symptoms, do not…

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Tips for Exercise Injury Prevention for the Best Workout Routine

October 7, 2019

A solid exercise routine is a great way to keep your body healthy and strong, which can help you avoid many health conditions. In order to be most beneficial, take common sense precautions for exercise injury prevention. Walking, running, swimming, and weight training can all be excellent choices. The key is to start slowly and…

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