Tendonitis

Although most consider tennis elbow to be a sports related injury, less than five percent of all tennis elbow diagnoses are actually caused by playing tennis, according to WebMD. Tennis elbow affects up to three percent of the population and is most common for people between the ages of 30 to 50 years old. How Do I Know It’s Tendonitis? Tendonitis refers to inflammation, swelling and pain of a tendon caused by overuse or injury. Repetitive activities, poor posture, aging, or forgetting to st...

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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a gradual thinning of the spine. There can be several different reasons for this condition to occur but the most common is osteoarthritis of the spine or spinal joint degeneration. This condition can occur in areas of the spine that have been affected by previous trauma or injury or during the natural aging process. Because the spinal column protects the spinal cord and nerves of the spine, this gradual thinning can have detrimental affects on the nervous system. Many patients...

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, resulting in a “S” or “C” shape in spine growth. This excessive curvature of the spine can create painful symptoms for patients suffering with this condition. There are several types of scoliosis, but the most common is idiopathic. Surgery to realign the spine is not recommended in most cases, and often patients are at a loss for how to best deal with their pain: Pressed or Pinched Nerves Muscle Tightness (due to decreased mobility) Verte...

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is any injury to this tendon and is the most common cause of heel pain. It’s been noted approximately 10% of the population will suffer from plantar fasciitis at some point during their lifetime. The plantar fascia of the foot is a thick band of connective tissue that extends from the toes, through the arch to the heel. The plantar tendon prevents the arch from completely flattening when weight is placed on the foot, providing cushioning while running, walking or stand...

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Neck Pain

Patients experiencing neck pain trust the providers at Renu Medical & Weight Loss to relieve their pain with safe and non-invasive procedures. Neck pain can occur for several different reasons. Often times it can start as a result of an accident or trauma to the neck or shoulder or it can be due to the excessive strain of daily activities, i.e. working at a desk or computer each day. This excessive strain can weaken the muscles and joints of the cervical spine and cause inflammation and tiss...

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Low Back Pain

Research has shown that 80% of all Americans will suffer from back pain at least one time in their adult lives. Chronic back pain is one of the most common conditions that doctors and healthcare providers see in their offices. Often times, patients see a medical professional after frequent lower back pain becomes too much for them. Here at Renu Medical & Weight Loss, we want to encourage you to come see us at the first sign of pain. We have extensive experience in treating both acute and chr...

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Leg Pain/Sciatica

The sciatic nerve travels from the lower back down to the toes. As one of the lengthiest nerves in the body, injury to the sciatic nerve can be one of the most frustrating pains you can experience. Sciatica pain causes a number of painful symptoms: Sleep Loss / Fatigue Numbness & Tingling in the Legs or Feet Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Muscle Weakness Hot & Cold Sensations in the Legs or Feet Many different types...

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Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common problem for a number of people. Whether it’s due to wear and tear or direct trauma to the joint, knee discomfort has the potential to affect your mobility. At Renu Medical & Weight Loss, we focus on treating knee-related conditions and injuries so our patients can enjoy life free from pain. We believe in providing noninvasive treatment options, so you can benefit from pain relief without the risks associated with surgery or long-term medication. The causes of k...

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a recognized disorder known to cause pain in the joints and muscles, often accompanied with fatigue and concentration issues. Sufferers often find it difficult to perform even the easiest of daily tasks based on the inability to mentally focus coupled with the chronic pain. According to some estimates, nearly 3% of the world’s population sufferers from this disorder with approximately 85% of those affected being women. Symptoms of Fibromyalgia Certain symptoms of fibromya...

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Failed Back Surgery

If you suffer from chronic back pain, and have previously had back surgery, you may be a candidate for failed back surgery treatment. Renu Medical & Weight Loss offers failed back surgery treatment, using non-invasive treatments that help patients manage pain, and achieve a higher quality of life. Symptoms of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome include chronic leg pain, chronic back pain, joint instability, muscle weakness, and sometimes even a return of symptoms the surgery was meant to allevi...

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