B3 Medical Blog

Treatments to Try Before Getting Knee Surgery

Anyone with knee pain wants it to go away. Before resorting to surgery, there are many treatments you can try. Activity and Exercise It might seem counter-intuitive, but exercise is important to keep knee cartilage healthy. It helps slow the progression of...

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What is Sports Medicine

Athletes need to be in peak condition to meet their goals. Sports medicine is one way to help any kind of athlete optimize performance. Sports medicine physicians specialize in injuries and illnesses that happen because of sports activities or exercise. You don’t need...

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Reducing Opioid Use

Being in pain makes it difficult to go about your daily life. Opioid medications have been the treatment of choice for many people, however, their addictive properties have led to issues, including overdose deaths. Many patients and their physicians have been looking...

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How Nerve Blocks Work

When pain hits, we look for relief. Nerve blocks are one way to make the pain go away. What is a Nerve Block? Nerve blocks are injections to help decrease inflammation and disrupt the signal for pain along a nerve. Nerve blocks can help a damaged nerve heal, identify...

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How Diet Can Affect Mood

We’ve probably all heard the saying you are what you eat? What about you feel like what you eat? The bottom line is our food choices can impact our mood. This is because nutrients have the ability to impact our brain’s chemistry, which ultimately affects how we feel....

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Common Auto Accident Injuries

Each year, there are millions of car accidents. Many people walk away without any injuries, but sometimes, there are lasting impacts. Many injuries can be very serious and require immediate hospitalization. Other injuries might seem minor at the time but can become...

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Knee Pain Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Face it, our knees are going to hurt sometimes. The knee connects the thigh bone to the shin bone and has many parts that make it work. An injury to any one of those parts can cause pain. Some knee pain will go away on its own, but there are some symptoms you should...

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