OrthoBiologics “Stem Cells” and the Future of Orthopedics

“Stem Cells” are a term used commonly in orthopedics these days.  Joint pain leads to a search for new and better treatments.  This past weekend Dr. Van Thiel had the opportunity to discuss stem cells and orthobiologics.  Definitely the future of orthopedics but also a long way to go….. If you are in the Crystal…. read more

Treat Nighttime Shoulder Pain

Discover common causes of this common ailment and insights into how to treat nighttime shoulder pain for a positive prognosis.  Do you ever feel like you’ve got the weight of the world on your shoulders — literally? Shoulder pain is a fairly common medical complaint, sometimes cropping up when you least expect it. Nagging shoulder…. read more

Hip Pain in Young Adults

Most of us think of hip pain as a problem that occurs when we’re older, maybe beginning in our 50s or beyond. It’s true, hip pain does become more common as we get older. But hip pain in young adults is common too. And in fact, hip pain in teens is more common than you…. read more

Do Neck Issues Cause Shoulder Pain?

There’s a reason why the term “pain in the neck” is used to describe an annoying or bothersome person: Neck pain is annoying and bothersome, too. The thing is, while some neck pain starts in your neck, other painful symptoms can begin in your shoulders. Likewise, some shoulder pain can originate in your neck. To…. read more

Home Remedies for Knee Pain

Everybody knows chicken soup is a great home remedy for the common cold, but what about if you have knee pain? Are there at-home remedies for knee pain relief too? Yes! And most DIY knee pain remedies are easy enough for just about anyone to tackle. Of course, like any type of pain, the remedy…. read more

Common Causes of Hip Pain

Your hip joints are among the biggest weight-bearing joints in your body, and that means they wind up being subjected to a lot of daily wear and tear. What are some common causes of hip pain? Not surprisingly, hip pain is a common medical complaint among both women and men. It’s tempting to think of…. read more


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Life changing patient stories

Read about Jack a multi-sport athlete, who suffered from a multi-ligament tear in his knee. Read about Abigail who fell and tore her Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Life changing stories of patients healed by Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel.

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