BOARD-CERTIFIED IN ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Duffner provides surgical and non surgical solutions for a wide range of conditions and traumas, including sports injuries. 1180 North Indian Canyon Drive, Suite 318, Palm Springs, CA 92262 I 1760)325-8677 Dr. David Duffner, MD, MBA, FAAOS, is an expert and highly […]
Where is the sacroiliac joint? The sacroiliac joint connects the last segment of the spine, the sacrum, to the pelvis. The integrity of the sacroiliac joint depends on strong ligaments that encase and cover the joint. These ligaments compress and stabilize the joint. How the sacroiliac joint causes lower back pain? The ligaments that encase […]
It is a well known fact that men and women experience declining hormone levels as they get older. These deficient hormone levels are associated with symptoms of fatigue, irritability, loss of memory, increased weight gain, insomnia, and decreased sex drive. There are also significant diseases associated with hormonal deficiencies, including osteoporosis. Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. David […]
An estimated 16 million American adults deal with debilitating chronic back pain. If you’re one of them, you are probably desperate for a solution. Back pain may be causing you to miss work, skip family activities, and avoid exercise. Before Dr. Duffner can treat you successfully, he must be able to correctly diagnose your problem. […]
back pain. Photo courtesy of ballywho Dr. David Duffner, a clinical orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spinal surgery, knows chronic back pain can have a serious impact on a person’s daily activities and overall quality of life. According to clinical studies, about 25% of lower back pain issues may be attributed to the sacroiliac joint or […]
Solutions for Knee Pain associated with knee arthritis Photo courtesy of nSeika(CC Attribution) Walking, kneeling, stair schlepping…Knees take abuse. No wonder 20% of us report having had pain in these joints in the past 3 months. Most arises from injuries and osteoarthritis, which are more common with age. Here’s how to get a leg up […]
By “bio-identical” we mean that the biochemical structure of the hormone is perfectly matched to the hormone produced in a woman’s body by her endocrine system. Bio-Identicals used in hormone replacement therapy are neither a horse’s hormone nor an artificially formulated (synthetic) that is intentionally manufactured to be slightly different from human hormone in order to patent […]
Dr. David Duffner discusses Osteoporosis.