Holiday Meal Planning – Anti-Inflammatory Holiday Options

holiday meals with anti-inflammatory

Holiday Meal Planning – Anti-Inflammatory Holiday Options At Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics we don’t specifically deal with diet plans per se. However, you will hear us tout the importance of an anti-inflammatory diet – especially when you are dealing with joint pains, knee pain, osteoarthritis or even recovering from surgery.  The reason for this is that…

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How We Work to Resolve Autoimmune Disorders

Autoimmune Disorders

How We Work to Resolve Autoimmune Disorders Autoimmune Disorders Are on the Rise Autoimmune disease is a disorder in which your body’s immune system fails to properly function – often resulting in your immune system attacking healthy cells within your body. Our society is experiencing a sharp increase in the number of men, women and…

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Functional Medicine in Nashville, TN

Locating Root & Cause of Disease by Functional Medicine

What is Functional Medicine? Functional Medicine is the holistic approach to medicine that focuses on locating and handling the root or underlying cause of complex or chronic illnesses and diseases. Functional medicine doctors and practitioners use specialized testing and techniques to locate the underlying or root cause for pain or illness. Functional Medicine is not…

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How to Lose Weight? Cardio vs. Weights

How to Lose Weight? Cardio vs. Weights Is cardio or weight lifting better for losing (or maintaining) weight? It’s a very common question when it comes to weight or fat loss. There are all sorts of opinions and advice on whether cardio or weight lifting is better. And throughout the last several decades the pendulum…

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Exercises to Help with Kneecap Pain

Exercises to Help with Kneecap Pain You may think that if you have knee pain you would need to do knee exercises. Some physical therapists even have their clients do this. However, there is a smarter and less painful way to help relieve kneecap pain. Recent research and physical therapists have found that the problem…

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Can Certain Foods Reduce Your Pain?

Food as Medicine

Can Certain Foods Reduce Your Pain? In my daily work with patients, I’m helping them improve mobility and reduce pain. The fuel you’re putting in your body can most definitely influence your health and longevity – and your pain. “Just what are the best foods for me to be eating?” is a question many would…

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Can My Partial Rotator Cuff Tear Get Bigger?

Partial Rotator Cuff Tear

Can My Partial Rotator Cuff Tear Get Bigger? Many people ask me, “Can my small rotator cuff tear get bigger over time?” Some patients put off getting their rotator cuff tear treatment for years. Is there a risk? Let’s go over it. What is a Shoulder Rotator Cuff? There are four muscles in your shoulder.…

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Rotator Cuff Surgery: How to Avoid It

Rotator Cuff Surgery: How to Avoid It Do you have shoulder pain to the point that you’re considering surgery? Now more than ever people are deciding to skip the surgery and try less invasive solutions. How do you know which option is best for you? This is a common question we get here at Nashville…

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Regenerative Orthopedics for Knee Arthritis: Does it Work?

Regenerative Orthopedics for Knee Arthritis: Does it Work? Knee arthritis (also called osteoarthritis) is a very common orthopedic condition. People experiencing knee arthritis know the pain it causes and how much this condition impairs your quality of life and your day-to-day activities. When diagnosed with knee arthritis, individuals are often advised to try physical therapy,…

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