Joint Pain

Learn more about the causes of joint pain, how to determine what is causing it, and the treatment options available to you.

Dietary Keys to Joint Wellness: How Your Plate Can Transform Joint Health

According to statistics released by the CDC, it’s estimated that 53.2 million adults suffer from arthritis in the United States. In addition, other joint concerns, like joint inflammation and pain, are incredibly prevalent in our society. Recent research has found that roughly one-third of adults experience joint pain monthly, and it’s more common an affliction…

Relieving Shoulder Pain And Tension Due To Stress

Stress is unavoidable. It is something everyone experiences and each individual has his or her own way of managing it — some better than others.    Stress has been credited as a negative influencer for mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety, for cardiovascular conditions such as heart disease and high blood pressure, and…

Serving up Solutions for Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is a fairly common condition, and accounts for two-thirds of the cases of chronic elbow pain. While its nickname is tied to a specific sport, the condition — known clinically as lateral epicondylitis — is the result of overuse or repetitive motion of the wrist or arm.   It isn’t a condition that…

Skip the Surgery: How Naturopathic Doctors are Treating Chronic Knee Pain

  Knee replacement surgery, aimed at relieving chronic knee pain and restoring proper function of the joint, is one of the more common surgical interventions Americans choose to have done. Statistics indicate that surgeons in the U.S. perform around 850,000 knee replacement surgeries every year.   The financial cost of knee replacement surgery can be…

How Exercise Can Alleviate Joint Pain

How Exercise Can Alleviate Joint Pain Joint pain can have a life-altering impact. It can prompt people to change their behaviors, opt out of certain activities or live with the discomfort for fear of missing out on experiences or sacrificing healthy habits. The great news for those suffering from arthritis is that exercise can actually…

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…

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,…

53 – The Mindset Needed to Overcome an Injury

53 – The Mindset Needed to Overcome an Injury In this episode, Brian and I discuss the mindset that is needed to help you recover from injury fast and come back stronger then you were before. Brian Cain, MPM is the creator of The Mental Performance Mastery (MPM) Coaching Certification Course,  a #1 International Best-Selling Author, Speaker…

52 – Knee Pain in Climbers and How To Prevent It

52 – Knee Pain in Climbers and How To Prevent It This is Episode 5 in our Climbing Series. In this episode, I interview Dr. Michelle Snow of Ascend Chiropractic who helps me understand more about treating climbers and how she approaches knee issues. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and…

51 – Hands and Wrists for Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow

51 – Hands and Wrists for Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow This is Episode 4 in our Climbing Series. In this episode, I interview Dr. Michelle Snow of Ascend Chiropractic who helps me understand more about treating climbers and how she approaches issues with the hands and wrists. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes…

50 – Low Back and Hip Flexors for Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow

50 – Low Back and Hip Flexors for Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow This is Episode 3 in our Climbing Series. In this episode, I interview Dr. Michelle Snow of Ascend Chiropractic who helps me understand more about treating climbers and how she approaches issues with the low back. When it comes to injury treatment and…

49 – Shoulder and Thoracic Spine in Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow

49 – Shoulder and Thoracic Spine in Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow This is Episode 2 in our Climbing Series. In this episode, I interview Dr. Michelle Snow of Ascend Chiropractic who helps me understand more about treating climbers and how she approaches issues with the shoulder. When it comes to injury treatment and prevention, one…

48 – Common Injuries in Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow

48 – Common Injuries in Climbers feat. Dr. Michelle Snow Ethos Athletes is about being able to provide resources to help individuals stay active in their life. When it comes to injury treatment and prevention, one of the sports that often gets overlooked is the world of climbing. I wanted to help provide a resource…

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…

41 – Understanding Symmetry feat. Dr. Jeremy Kerrigan

41 – Understanding Symmetry feat. Dr. Jeremy Kerrigan In Episode 32, we talked about the 4 components that can cause joint pain: Articulation, Neuromuscular, Stability, and Symmetry. I wanted to take a further dive into Symmetry to learn what causes our bodies to become more asymmetrical then normal. For this podcast, I brought on my…

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…

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…

30 – Dry Needling Basics with Dr. Jennifer Hallquist

30 – Dry Needling Basics with Dr. Jennifer Hallquist Click to Download Dr. Jennifer Hallquist, owner of Lift Therapeutics, discusses why Dry Needling can help solve your aches and pains. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and is a co-owner of  Ethos Integrative Medicine in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Matt specializes in Regenerative and…

29 – Sports Massage for Recovery feat. Don Wong

29 – Sports Massage for Recovery feat. Don Wong Click to Download Licensed Massage Therapist, Don Wong, discusses the importance of getting a sports massage to prevent injury and improve recovery. Learn more about Don by Clicking Here. Dr. Matt is the host of the Ethos Athletes Podcast and is a co-owner of Ethos Integrative Medicine in…

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…

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…