Do steroid shots help or hurt knee/hip/back pain?

Cortisone steroid shots in the knee, shoulder, ankle, or back are a common treatment to manage swelling and reduce pain. In the doses commonly used (milligrams), these drugs are very powerful anti-inflammatories. However, these doses may be too powerful, as research shows the array of cortisone steroid shots side effects are many and negative. These…

What is Regenerative Medicine?

Regenerative medicine is the future of how we treat conditions and disease. Regenerative medicine is the newest branch of medicine which uses biologics to treat conditions and diseases. It’s called regenerative medicine because the goal is to heal and regenerate damage, injured and/or arthritic tissue. The practice of regeneration is done at medical clinics which…

What does it mean to truly be healthy?

Health is not purely the absence of disease, but it is the full expression of you chemically, physically and emotionally. Everyday we are faced with thousands of decisions we make consciously and unconsciously which will affect our health. The thoughts we think, the food we eat, the air we breath, the water we drink, the…

Welcome to DoctorJase.com

I’ve recently embarked on this journey of building an amazing health website for people in my life.  Building a online health resource for my friends, family, colleagues and patients seeking more information is a daunting task. Above all I seek to inform and educate.  This page is a collection of observations from practicing for 7…