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An Introduction to Regenerative Therapies

An Introduction to Regenerative Therapies By Dr. Lisa Barr Prolotherapy: Of the host of regenerative therapies, Prolotherapy is considered by most to be the “original” regenerative solution and for many years was our “go to solution.” Prolotherapy solution consists of … Continue reading

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Statins: Side Effects & Possible Solutions

By Lisa Barr, M.D. Since their introduction, the number of prescriptions for the cholesterol lowering family of drugs referred to as statins has grown to 100 million per year.  Recent studies suggest that up to 20% of people taking statins … Continue reading

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APM Spine and Sports Physicians are named “Top Docs” in Hampton Roads Magazine

APM Spine and Sports Physicians is pleased to announce that Dr. Lisa B. Barr, Dr. Scott I. Horn, and Dr. David L. Levi have been named “Top Docs” in the September 2013 issue of Hampton Roads Magazine based on the … Continue reading

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The Faces of Pain

By Bonnie Nock D.O., APM Spine & Sports Physicians Pain is one of the most common reasons in the United States for a visit to the doctor.  Pain is hard to define for most people, but is felt to be … Continue reading

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Spice Things Up this Spring

By Kathryn Bragg, PT With the first blooms of spring and the promise of milder temperatures, we tend to transition our schedules from sedentary and almost exclusively indoor activities to more physically challenging outdoor sports and pastimes. However, no matter … Continue reading

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New Hope for Back Pain

By Dr. Scott Horn & Dr. David Levi of APM Spine & Sports Physicians Low back pain affects 80% of Americans at one time or another throughout their lives.   In up to 50% of low back pain cases, the intervertebral  … Continue reading

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PEOPLE GET HIP DYSPLASIA, TOO!

By Scott Burch, MS PT & Lisa Barr, MD For many years, subtle hip issues went undetected in people. Now, with sophisticated imaging studies, new x-ray criteria and functional movement assessment tools, we can better identify a variety of anatomical … Continue reading

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HIGH QUALITY STUDY SHOWS PLATELET-RICH PLASMA IS EFFECTIVE IN THE TREATMENT OF KNEE ARTHRITIS.

A new study published in American Journal of Sports Medicine demonstrates clear evidence that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is more effective at relieving pain and improving function than a common injection treatment for osteoarthritis, hyaluronic acid (HA).  The researchers randomly assigned … Continue reading

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Stay Motivated to Get Healthy in the New Year – By Scott Horn D.O.

It’s a familiar story.  You have some aches and pains here and there.  Perhaps you take medications or have sought out therapy or medical procedures to help address your issues. With the new year coming, you’ve asked, “what more can … Continue reading

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New personalized pharmacogenetic medicine testing service available only at APM

We are pleased to announce another first for APM Spine and Sports and Hampton Roads.  Effective January 1, 2013, we will be the first and only Spine and Sports medicine practice to offer our patients a new cutting edge tool … Continue reading

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