MOA Blog

Common Causes of Back Pain

Posted by Eric D. Nabors, MD

Nov 9, 2016 11:37:36 AM

Have you recently lifted a heavy object improperly? Do you have poor posture or arthritis? Have you experienced back pain since then? So have other people just like you. Read more to find out what the five most common causes of back pain could be and how it can be treated. 

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Treatment for Degenerative Disc Conditions in Morgantown, WV

Posted by Eric D. Nabors, MD

Oct 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Treatment for Degenerative Disc Conditions

It is common for most adults to experience degenerative disc conditions. Over time during the aging process wear and tear of the spine is common among most adults.  But with wear and tear, the discs within the spine which can be described as a the rubbery shock absorbers in between the vertebrae whichprovide flexibility like bending and twisting, become  damaged or dried overtime. This creates back pain for many and can limit movement of the spine.

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Topics: Spine Surgery

Herniated Disc Treatment in Morgantown, West Virginia

Posted by Eric D. Nabors, MD

Oct 12, 2016 12:01:08 PM

Herniated Discs  

Have you been experiencing pain in your arms or legs? Any numbness, tingling or muscle weakness? You might be experiencing symptoms of a herniated disc in your spine.

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Topics: Spine Surgery

Xiaflex Injection Procedure

Posted by Chad Micucci, M.D.

Sep 21, 2016 11:12:32 AM

What a Patient Can Expect When Coming to Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture is described as a proliferation of tissue, or a “cord,” underneath the skin. It most commonly affects the hand, in between the ring and pinky finger. Those coming to Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates for treatment can expect options, as well as information about each of these options.

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Topics: Dupuytren's Contracture, Hand Pain

Have Dupuytren’s Contracture? Xiaflex May Help.

Posted by Chad Micucci, M.D.

Sep 14, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Xiaflex Can Treat Dupuytren's Contracture

Xiaflex (Colleganase clostridium histolyticum) is a prescription medication for adults suffering from Dupuytren’s Contracture, a soft tissue problem that causes contractures in the hand. It has been on the market since 2010 and is the only non-invasive medicine for Dupuytren’s Contracture.

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Topics: Dupuytren's Contracture, Hand Pain

What is Dupuytren's Contracture?

Posted by Chad Micucci, M.D.

Sep 7, 2016 3:04:55 PM

What is Dupuytren's Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture is described as a proliferation (or a cord) of tissue underneath the skin, usually in the hand, and around the ring and pinky fingers. As this tissue builds up, Dupuytren's causes the fingers to bend, thus creating a contracture.

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Topics: Dupuytren's Contracture, Hand Pain

New Morgantown Orthopedic Surgeon Hired at Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Aug 22, 2016 1:10:08 PM

Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates (MOA) recently hired a new orthopedic surgeon, Eric D. Nabors, M.D., who specializes in spine surgery.

Nabors joined MOA in September.

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Topics: New surgeon, Spine Surgery

Slap Tear Treatment Options in Morgantown

Posted by Chad H. Poage, D.O.

Aug 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

What is a slap tear?  

A slap tear is a fairly common injury in athletes of all sports and ages, in those who exercise vigorously and amongst laborers.

A slap tear is an injury to the top portion of the glenoid labrum, which is a band of soft tissue that sits around the rim of the glenoid or socket of the shoulder joint.

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Topics: Sports related injuries

Warning Signs of Fractures in Morgantown

Posted by Chad H. Poage, D.O.

Aug 10, 2016 9:00:00 AM

People can obtain fractures in many different ways, but what if it's not always obvious? What are the warning signs of fractures?

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Topics: Sports related injuries, fracture

What is Sports Medicine Fellowship Training?

Posted by Chad H. Poage, D.O.

Aug 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM

A common question that is received from patients is:

"What does it mean to have sports medicine fellowship training?"

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Topics: Sports related injuries