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What Is a Hip Flexor Strain and How Is It Treated? Jul 1st, 2020

Every time you bend over or raise your knee, these actions are powered by your hip flexors. When you strain this all-important muscle group, it can hamper your mobility and lead to considerable discomfort. At Genesis Regenerative Sports and Aesthetic Medicine, our team of sports medicine and physical therapy experts...

Rotator Cuff Tear or Injury? PRP Can Help Jun 15th, 2020

It’s easy to take your shoulders for granted as you happily go about your life with the full use of your arms. So, when a shoulder injury crops up, especially in your rotator cuff, you’re given a crash course in a life that’s limited in ways you never thought possible....

Potential Causes of Knee Pain and Effective Treatments May 14th, 2020

Your knees are the largest joints in your body, which makes good sense given all that they’re responsible for. From the moment you get out of bed in the morning until you lie back down at night, your knees are hard at work providing support, mobility, and range of motion....

When to Seek Treatment for Shoulder Pain Apr 22nd, 2020

When it comes to getting through your day, your shoulders play no small role. From eating to carrying your child to bed, your shoulders are hard at work providing support for your arms and hands. So, when shoulder pain strikes, it can have a surprisingly large impact on your life,...

Learn About the Latest in Concussion Diagnosis and Care Mar 10th, 2020

Just a few decades ago, the average person who knocked their head simply shook it off and carried on. Thanks to emerging, and ongoing, research into the science of the brain, we have a new understanding of the very serious consequences that come with a concussion and how to better...

Injections That Could Ease Your Joint Pain Feb 18th, 2020

When it comes to joint pain in the United States, the numbers are surprisingly large and only getting larger. To illustrate this point, more than 54 million Americans have some form of arthritis, and this number is expected to rise to more than 78 million by 2040.  Whether your joint...

The Importance of Exercise When You Have Arthritis Jan 8th, 2020

You already know that exercise strengthens your muscles, which can, in turn, help protect your joints. If you have arthritis, though, you might think you should avoid exercise because it could make your joint damage worse.  The fact is that exercise is actually an important ingredient in an overall treatment...

4 Regenerative Medicine Treatments to Speed Recovery from Sports Injuries Dec 2nd, 2019

Sometimes the most painful part of a sports injury is the amount of time you spend sitting on the sidelines recovering. But it doesn’t have to be. At Genesis Regenerative Sports and Aesthetic Medicine in Westfield, New Jersey, our experienced team relies on state-of-the-art equipment and treatments, like regenerative medicine,...

What’s the Difference Between Paleo and Keto Diets? Nov 4th, 2019

If you do a quick Internet search for the word “diet,” in less than a second, you’re rewarded with more than 1.5 trillion results. And each of these diets claims to be THE best way to lose weight, making it hard to figure out which eating plans are effective and...

PRP: Why It's a Game-Changer in Remedying Joint Pain and Injuries Oct 22nd, 2019

If you’ve been injured or you’re experiencing joint pain, your goal is to regain pain-free movement as quickly as possible. Cortisone injections have been the traditional, mainstay treatment to heal pain. However, multiple recent studies have shown that cortisone injections can actually worsen your condition by further damaging your tendons...