Dr. Matthew Hernandez

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How to Deal with Knee and Ankle Pain

How to Deal with Knee and Ankle Pain  It’s frustrating when pain keeps you from your favorite activities, so most people opt to simply “push through” it so they can keep up their workout routine. But the sad fact is this can often lead to more damage and longer recovery time. Knee and ankle pain…

What is Regenerative Orthopedics?

What is Regenerative Orthopedics? If you enjoy an active lifestyle, you don’t want to be sidelined by an injury. Healing joints and connective tissue can take a lot of time and is often painful enough to stop you from training. Traditional orthopedics can offer temporary pain relief, but for some patients this just isn’t enough…

Men’s Hormones and Longevity

Men’s Hormones and Longevity Dr. Matthew Hernandez Experiencing low energy, low libido, or changes in weight and metabolism? Your thyroid, adrenal, and sex hormones may be the culprit! Optimizing your hormones can do wonders for your longevity, and give you the energy and stamina to feel your best and live a fulfilling life.

Thinking Outside the Box: Knee Pain

Thinking Outside the Box: Knee Pain Dr. Matthew Hernandez Is knee pain stopping you from staying active and living life to the fullest? It could be osteoarthritis, which is the degeneration of cartilage in the knee that causes pain within the knee. Learn what osteoarthritis is and how regenerative medicine can not only improve pain,…

Everything You Need to Know About Integrative Medicine

Everything You Need to Know About Integrative Medicine Everyone is familiar with the routine of a doctor’s office. Being shuffled through waiting rooms, seeing the doctor for a few minutes while he checks your chart and asks a few questions, getting a prescription and going home. For some people, this works. They get relief from…

How Fast Does Prolotherapy Work?

How Fast Does Prolotherapy Work? No one likes to be slowed down by joint pain. It can keep you from enjoying your favorite hobbies, pause your workout routine or be just plain uncomfortable. You might use pain medications or steroid injections to manage the discomfort, but odds are the problem will just keep coming back.…

45 – Peptide Therapy for Joint Pain and Sports Injuries feat. Ryan Smith

45 – Peptide Therapy for Joint Pain and Sports Injuries feat. Ryan Smith This is episode 3 in our Peptide Series. In this episode, Ryan Smith and I discuss the Peptides we have seen be clinically effective for treating joint pain and sports injuries. The peptides we discuss in this podcast are BPC-157, TB4, AOD…

Why PRP Is a Game-Changer in Treating Damaged Joints and Tendons

Why PRP Is a Game-Changer in Treating Damaged Joints and Tendons Leading-edge medical treatments sometimes take decades to filter down to everyday patients, since expansive testing is usually required to assure that such treatments don’t have unwanted side effects. This is complicated by the fact that, often, two people may respond to drugs in very…

40 – Could You Be Experiencing Nerve Pain? feat. Dr. John Lyftogt

40 – Could You Be Experiencing Nerve Pain? feat. Dr. John Lyftogt As many of you know I specialize in treating joint pain. I was having great outcomes but also knew that there were some patients that were not getting 100% better. Determined to find an answer, I set out to take get trainied in…

5 Signs You Have a Testosterone Deficiency

5 Signs You Have a Testosterone Deficiency Falloff of hormone production with age is common for both women and men. Testosterone, the principal sex hormone in men, falls below 300 nanograms per deciliter of blood for about 2% of men. However, levels don’t need to fall that low before you experience the effects of declining…

37 – PRP and Stem Cell for Hip Pain

37 – PRP and Stem Cell for Hip Pain Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to discuss how they treat hip pain using Stem Cell and PRP Therapy. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to treat joint pain. Dr.…

36 – PRP and Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Pain

36 – PRP and Stem Cell Therapy for Knee Pain Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to discuss how they treat knee pain using Stem Cell and PRP Therapy. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to treat joint pain.…

35 – Stem Cell and PRP for Elbow and Wrist Pain

35 – Stem Cell and PRP for Elbow and Wrist Pain Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to discuss how they treat elbow and wrist pain using Stem Cell and PRP Therapy. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to…

34 – Stem Cell and PRP for Shoulder Pain

34 – Stem Cell and PRP for Shoulder Pain Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to discuss how they treat shoulder pain using Stem Cell and PRP Therapy. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to treat joint pain. Dr.…

33 – Basics of Stem Cell and PRP Therapy for Joint Pain

33 – Basics of Stem Cell and PRP Therapy for Joint Pain Click to Download Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to the basics of Stem Cell and PRP Therapy for joint pain. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice…

32 – Is Your Joint Pain Being Evaluated Properly?

32 – Is Your Joint Pain Being Evaluated Properly? Dr. Matthew Hernandez is joined by Nashville Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Ethan Kellum to discuss how they both approach joint pain and why many people are not treated properly. Dr. Ethan Kellum is the owner of Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics where he utilizes Regenerative Medicine in his practice to…

Perineural Injection Therapy

Perineural Injection Therapy What is Perineural Injection Therapy? Perineural Injection Therapy (PIT) treats inflamed and injured nerves that cause chronic pain. The nerve pain can be due to trauma, arthritis, sports injuries, overuse, occupational, or surgical injuries. PIT is a proven safe, effective treatment for patients who are experiencing joint pain and are considering options…

Considerations for Finding a Regenerative Medicine Practitioner

Considerations for Finding a Regenerative Medicine Practitioner Seeing a physician that is dedicated to Regenerative Orthopedics? Many physicians are starting to see how effective Regenerative Medicine treatments can be for treating joint pain and preventing surgery. However, not all physicians offering these services are created equal. A large percentage of these physicians are family medicine…

Am I Healthy Enough for a Regenerative Medicine Treatment?

Am I Healthy Enough for a Regenerative Medicine Treatment? Regenerative Medicine is an exciting field that offers safe and effective treatments for joint pain and sports injuries. However, it is important to know that not everyone is a candidate for these treatments. Take a look at the list below to find out if you are…

Which Regenerative Medicine Treatment is Right for Me?

Which Regenerative Medicine Treatment is Right for Me? “Do you offer PRP Therapy?” “Can prolotherapy help with my severe hip arthritis?” “Can PRP Therapy help my shoulder pain?” These are just a few of the questions that we are happy to answer when patients call and ask us. However we know not everyone wants to…

What is Causing My Joint Pain?

What is Causing My Joint Pain? When it comes to addressing joint pain, many individuals don’t get the results they are looking for because their healthcare practitioner failed to address the “complete picture” of their joint health. In this article you will learn: The basics of the four major factors that make a healthy joint…

08 – Elbow and Wrist Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla

08 – Elbow and Wrist Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla Click to Download Dr. Tom discusses causes of elbow and wrist immobility and provides ways to improve them. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation and primarily works with CrossFit athletes,…

07 – Knee, Ankle, and Foot Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla

07 – Knee, Ankle, and Foot Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla Click to Download Dr. Tom discusses causes of knee, ankle, and foot immobility and provides ways to improve them. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation and primarily works with…

05 – Hip Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla

05 – Hip Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla Click to Download Dr. Tom discusses the causes of hip immobility and provides ways to improve it. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation and primarily works with CrossFit athletes, runners, and golfers.…

04 – Shoulder Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla

04 – Shoulder Mobility with Dr. Tom Padilla Click to Download Dr. Tom discusses causes of shoulder immobility and provides ways to improve them. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation and primary works with CrossFit athletes, runners, and golfers. Dr.…

03 – Common Mistakes in Mobility & How to Fix Them with Dr. Tom Padilla

03 – Common Mistakes in Mobility & How to Fix Them with Dr. Tom Padilla Click to Download This is the second episode in our Mobility Series featuring Dr. Tom Padilla of The Doctors of Physical Therapy. In this episode, Dr. Tom talks about common mistakes CrossFit athletes make when it comes to mobility and shares…

02 – Mobility Basics with Dr. Tom Padilla

02 – Mobility Basics with Dr. Tom Padilla Click to Download This episode is the start of our Mobility Series featuring Dr. Tom Padilla of The Doctors of Physical Therapy. In this episode, Dr. Tom answers frequently asked questions regarding mobility. Dr. Tom is the owner of The Doctors of Physical Therapy in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in Orthopedic…

Treating Plantar Fasciitis

Treating Plantar Fasciitis So you have been dealing with foot pain and have probably asked yourself “What is causing this pain?” What is the plantar fascia? Fascia is a type of connective tissue that surrounds and separates muscles and often adds to stability. Your plantar fascia is located on the bottom of your foot and…

Treating Shoulder Pain

Treating Shoulder Pain Ethos Approach to Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain is the #1 sports injury we see in our office. These patients have usually had shoulder issues for a long period of time and have exhausted their options for relief. They may have gotten some improvement here and there but they have mainly “learned to live…

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: A Cost-Effective Approach to Diagnosing Sports Injuries

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: A Cost-Effective Approach to Diagnosing Sports Injuries Musculoskeletal Ultrasound is a great way to assess sports-related injuries and is significantly more cost-effective than an MRI. When it comes to sports injuries, imaging can play an important role in determining exactly what is causing pain to occur. Most sports injuries occur when there is…