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SPREAD DAVID DUFFNER, MD, MBA, FAAOS

SPREAD DAVID DUFFNER, MD, MBA, FAAOS

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 […]

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Lower Back Pain and the Sacroiliac Joint

Lower Back Pain and the Sacroiliac Joint

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 […]

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What is BioTE® Hormone Therapy

What is BioTE® Hormone Therapy

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 […]

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Dr. Duffner Speaks on Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment for Lower Back Pain

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 […]

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Knee Arthritis

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 […]

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What are plant based Bio-Identical Hormones

What are plant based Bio-Identical Hormones

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 […]