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Blog Posts by Dr. Odell

The Opioid Crisis and What We Can Do About It.

The Opioid Crisis and What We Can Do About It.In 1910 the Flexnor report paved the way for the structure of medical education in the United States.  The study, sponsored by big Pharma and the AMA, also severely debunked the use of electricity for healing and the […]

The Opioid Crisis and What We Can Do About It. 2018-06-26T09:49:36-07:00

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

Sports medicine has evolved over the years into a highly respected specialty of orthopedics that treats both elite athletes and weekend warriors.  Although the specific nature of the injury may vary from group to group, the main goal of this specialty is to return the athlete to […]

Sports Injuries 2018-06-26T09:48:15-07:00

Ohhhh……My Aching Back, Knees, Neck, Hips, Sacroiliac!!

Chronic pain doesn’t have to be treated with medication or surgery.  Diros OWL® Trident™ Radiofrequency treatment is a minimally invasive outpatient RF procedure that can safely treat many painful conditions, such as lower back (lumbar), sacroiliac joint (pelvis), thoracic spine (middle back), cervical (neck), knee and hip joint pain.  This advanced procedure uses radio frequency […]

Ohhhh……My Aching Back, Knees, Neck, Hips, Sacroiliac!! 2018-04-30T14:00:59-07:00

Potential Causes of Hip Pain and Treatment

Suffering from hip pain is an aggravating experience at the very least. Some people suffering from hip pain in Las Vegas means impacting quality of life. It's more difficult to get in and out of the car, walk around the stores, and bring in the groceries. Even sitting down becomes a chore. There are multiple causes that all result in the same problem of hip pain, but almost all are treatable with minor intervention.

Potential Causes of Hip Pain and Treatment 2017-10-13T06:35:19-07:00

What To Do When One’s Job is a Pain in the Neck

Some jobs place demands on the body that a person isn't even aware of until it screams in pain. Activities that cause a person to sit or stand with their head and neck in one position for hours is one source of neck discomfort. People on an assembly line and those with a desk job share the same risk. Here is why this happens, how it can be prevented and what can be done to treat it when it impacts a person's daily activities.

What To Do When One’s Job is a Pain in the Neck 2017-10-13T06:35:19-07:00

Addressing Leg and Knee Pain Before It Disrupts the Summer Activities

It doesn’t take much to disrupt the summer activities. A person can step off of a curb wrong and twist their knee. They can trip on a crack in the sidewalk and fall on a knee. Even a minor injury to the ligaments that support the knee can prevent a person from having an active summer schedule. Leg and knee pain can keep a person inactive for weeks, if not treated properly. Here is how these minor knee injuries can be addressed to get rid of the leg pain and return to a summer full of physical activities.

Addressing Leg and Knee Pain Before It Disrupts the Summer Activities 2017-10-13T06:35:19-07:00

When Numbness in the Wrists and Hands Affects Daily Life

When a person who does detailed work with their hands experiences numbness, tingling or weakness in them, they may be dealing with a case of carpal tunnel syndrome. This condition begins as an annoyance, but can become so severe that the person can no longer grasp and hold onto anything. Here is why this condition happens and what help is available to prevent it from getting in the way of one's daily activities.

When Numbness in the Wrists and Hands Affects Daily Life 2017-10-13T06:35:19-07:00

A Rotator Cuff Injury Doesn’t Have to Minimize Quality of Life

The shoulder is a complex joint that allows free movement of the arm and all the motions necessary to use the arms and hands. When a rotator cuff injury happens, it can reduce the ability of the joint to perform. The result is pain and stiffness that makes it difficult to take on the simplest tasks. Picking up a bag becomes almost impossible, and the act of reaching into a pocket or for an itch on the back is painful. However, suffering from shoulder pain in Las Vegas doesn't have to be permanent. Medical intervention can help resolve the issue, eliminate pain, and restore mobility to the joint.

A Rotator Cuff Injury Doesn’t Have to Minimize Quality of Life 2017-10-13T06:35:19-07:00