Blog Articles

Understanding How Stem Cell Therapy Remedies Joint Pain

Are you suffering from joint pain? You’re not alone. Approximately 24 million Americans live with arthritis, a leading cause of joint pain. Fortunately, regenerative medicine techniques, such as stem cell therapy, can offer relief.

Jun 12th, 2019
Ways to Stay Healthy at the Gym

With New Year fast approaching, we’re sure many of you are like us, reflecting on your current health and setting some new fitness goals.

Jun 10th, 2019
Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia affects about 10 million Americans. Though it’s not fully understood by the medical community, several theories exist as to what causes it. 

Jun 10th, 2019
What Is Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)?

Your shoulders are among the most mobile joints in your body and require a coordinated balance of muscles, tendons, bones, ligaments, and nerves in order to be not only flexible but strong and stable, as well.

Jun 10th, 2019
Treatments We Offer For Shoulder Pain

At Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine, you can find the best of what non-surgical orthopedic and rehabilitative care has to offer all with the convenience of being under one roof.

Jun 10th, 2019
Risk Factors for Disc Disease

Our spinal discs (made up of a combination of cartilage, collagen, and an inner gel-like core), are sandwiched in between the bones within our spine.

Jun 10th, 2019
Stem Cell Injections: FAQs

What kind of conditions are treated with stem cells? Stem cell therapy is at the forefront of modern medicine and has the potential to treat some diseases and conditions.

Jun 10th, 2019
Trigger Point Injections: FAQs

Trigger point injections contain a local anesthetic and sometimes a corticosteroid and are a relatively easy and inexpensive treatment option that can provide an instant reduction in pain.

Jun 10th, 2019
Everything You Need to Know About a Meniscus Tear

A meniscus tear can be excruciating like many knee injuries is no exception. Meniscus injuries are one of the most common injuries to the knee cartilage. The meniscus is the piece of cartilage that stabilizes and cushions.

Jun 10th, 2019
Leg Pain & Radiofrequency Ablation

As a respected multidisciplinary pain relief clinic in Ramsey, Progressive Spine and Sports Medicine stays on the leading edge of medical innovation.

Jun 10th, 2019
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Are you a runner? Does your sport involve a lot of jumping, pivoting, and sprinting? Or, has your knee simply been bothering you for a while, and you’re not exactly sure what to do about it?

Jun 10th, 2019
Ulnar Nerve Compression

At Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine, serving Ramsey and other Northern New Jersey communities, we’ve helped hundreds of patients recover from a wide variety of upper extremity health problems...

Jun 10th, 2019
ACL & MCL Tears

You may have heard of ACL & MCL tears being a “career-ruining injury” back in the day for football players, soccer players, basketball players, and other athletes.

Jun 10th, 2019
What to Expect From Your First PT Visit

Physical therapy (PT) is a diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventative branch of healthcare that uses a variety of non-invasive and drug-free techniques and tools to facilitate healing primarily within the musculoskeletal and neurological systems.

Jun 10th, 2019
Back to School Back Health Safety Tips for Kids

Another school year is upon us here in Northern New Jersey, and if your family is anything like all of ours, then we know your kids don’t have the time to struggle with pain and stiffness related to a back injury. 

Jun 10th, 2019
Common Falls Sport Injuries Seen in Student Athletes

Fall season is in full swing, which means fall sports season is in full swing, too! If you have student athletes in your house, then you should be aware of the following common injuries that tend to occur this time of year.

Jun 10th, 2019
Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

The shoulder is a highly mobile joint which requires the intricate coordination of many joints, bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments in order to work properly, but accidents, poor posture, repetitive trauma, and overuse can easily disrupt it.

Jun 10th, 2019
Living with Spinal Osteoarthritis

Arthritis is a general term for joint inflammation and damage. It actually refers to over 100 different conditions, however is typically used to describe the most common form, osteoarthritis, also known as OA.

Jun 10th, 2019
Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Back pain doesn’t have to mean a lifetime of suffering. Most causes of back pain can be treated nonsurgically with excellent results. The cornerstone of that treatment is physical therapy.  

Jun 10th, 2019
Dry Needling for Muscular Pain Treatment

Physical therapy shouldn’t just be ice packs and heating pads. At Progressive Spine and Sports Medicine in Ramsey, NJ we offer a variety of state of the art physical therapy techniques.

Jun 10th, 2019
Low Back Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment

Back pain doesn’t have to mean a lifetime of suffering. Most causes of back pain can be treated nonsurgically with excellent results. That’s why we’re happy to present this information – in hopes that it will help you live pain free.

Jun 10th, 2019
Golfer's Elbow & Tennis Elbow

Our Ramsey pain management doctors, Dr. Steven Ferrer and Dr. Kevin McElroy, have seen many of their patients affected by elbow pain. 

Jun 10th, 2019
Common Injuries: What is a Herniated Disc?

This post is part of our ongoing series to educate our patients about common injuries and how they can be treated with our nonsurgical techniques. It’s all part of our commitment to helping you live pain free.

Jun 10th, 2019
How to Prevent Knee Pain

Prevention is the most important alternative to pain management. Learning how to prevent common injuries, and taking the time to stretch appropriately can save you from years of dealing with pain.

Jun 6th, 2019
Common Injuries: What is Whiplash?

This post is part of our ongoing series to educate our patients about common sports injuries and how they can be treated with our nonsurgical techniques. It’s all part of our commitment to helping you live pain free.

Jun 6th, 2019
Latest TV Commercial

We’re happy to present our latest TV commercial for Progressive Spine and Sports Medicine.

Jun 6th, 2019
Common Injuries: What is Tennis Elbow?

This post is part of our ongoing series to educate our patients about common sports injuries and how they can be treated with our nonsurgical techniques. It’s all part of our commitment to helping you live pain free.

Jun 6th, 2019
How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Prevention is the most important alternative to pain management. Learning how to prevent common injuries, and taking the time to stretch appropriately can save you from years of dealing with pain.

Jun 6th, 2019
How to Avoid Back Injuries at the Gym

Prevention is the most important alternative to pain management. Learning how to prevent back injuries, and taking the time to perfect your form can save you from years of dealing with pain.

Jun 6th, 2019