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The Many Potential Uses for BPC-157

The Many Potential Uses for BPC-157

September 28, 2020
Written by Leann Poston, M.D. BPC-157 is a peptide that is derived from a protein found naturally in gastric juices. It is synthetic as it is not naturally occurring outside of the body. BPC-15…
Treating tendinitis and torn tendons and ligaments

Treating tendinitis and torn tendons and ligaments

July 15, 2020
Written by Leann Poston, M.D. Tendinitis is an often preventable and painful injury.  It is the way your body says, “You have overdone it.” Poor body mechanics, overuse injuries, or even …
PRP injections: Effect on recovery time and pain level

PRP injections: Effect on recovery time and pain level

July 9, 2020
Written by Leann Poston, M.D. Athletes are using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to speed up healing and decrease the recovery time from injuries such as hamstring pulls, rotator cuff in…
Medication for sprains: Newest treatment options

Medication for sprains: Newest treatment options

July 2, 2020
Written by Leann Poston M.D. Ankle sprains are the most common sports injury sustained by athletes although foot and knee sprains also occur. In the arm, wrist, thumb, and finger sprains are c…
Healing an open wound: Treatment and Medication

Healing an open wound: Treatment and Medication

June 25, 2020
Written by Leann Poston M.D. Any blunt force impact or injury from a sharp object can cause a wound. A wound compromises the skin’s surface and, therefore, can allow bacteria and other pathoge…
Treatment and medication (medicine)  options for an injury

Treatment and medication (medicine) options for an injury

June 19, 2020
Written by Leann Poston M.D. Prevention and first aid first In an ideal world, prevention would work 100% of the time, and a little ice and rest would take care of the rest. However, someti…
Common medical injuries in athletes and nonathletes

Common medical injuries in athletes and nonathletes

June 12, 2020
Written by Leann Poston M.D. Common injuries treated by medical professionals vary by age group, sex, and preferred sports. Warming up, maintaining flexibility, varying your work-out, and grad…
Are cortisone injections for bursitis the best option?

Are cortisone injections for bursitis the best option?

June 4, 2020
Written by Leann Poston, M.D. Bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa, sacs of fluid which decrease friction between the moving parts in the body. Treatment options to reduce the pain and swe…
Ankle pain: sprained ankle, heel pain, or tendonitis?

Ankle pain: sprained ankle, heel pain, or tendonitis?

May 29, 2020
Written by Leann Poston, M.D. Ankle sprains are the most prevalent injury of the musculoskeletal system, with an estimated one ankle sprain per 10,000 people each day. The ankles and feet supp…
Potential BPC-157 Side Effects

Potential BPC-157 Side Effects

May 20, 2020
Medically reviewed by Leann Poston, M.D. on 9/28/20 If you’re like most people, before you consider taking a drug, supplement, or treatment – whether prescribed or available over-the-counter – …

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