CONDITIONS WE TREAT
We most commonly treat osteoarthritis and various forms of tendonitis with and without ultrasound guidance.
- knee: arthritis, knee effusion, Baker's cyst
- shoulder: arthritis and tendonitis, rotator cuff tendonitis and tear related pain, frozen shoulder
- elbow: golfers elbow and tennis player elbow (epicondylitis), olecranon bursitis
- wrist and hand: carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervain tenosynovitis, trigger finger, hand and wrist arthritis,
- back, hip and pelvis: hip joint, SI joint dysfunction, trochaneric bursitis, trigger point injections
- foot and ankle: ankle and foot arthritis, Morton's neuroma
WE DO NOT INJECT THE SPINE - we do not perform epidural injections, facet joint injections or nerve blocks for pain
WHAT WE USE
In daily practice we use most commonly use various corticosteroids mixed with lidocaine which we have in stock. For knee arthritis we commonly use hyaluronic acid (viscosupplementation). We offer less medically proven therapies in alternative medicine category such as biological plasma injections (PRP) and prolotherapy. For some injections we utilize real-time ultrasound guidance. For trigger point injections we typically use lidocaine or saline.
WHO WE ARE
Our team consists of several licensed nurses, front desk staff and a physician. We are a training site for medical students and medical residents from Schulich School of Medicine and physician assistant students from University of Toronto. We have been serving Windsor patients with and without referral.
DR. BART KACZMAREK, CCFP DABFM
Trained in surgical specialties for several years with completion of a robotic clinical fellowship in Detroit, published author, graduate of residency in Family Medicine at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit with rotations in Sports Medicine at the renowned Center For Athletic Medicine, current medical centre to the NBA team Detroit Pistons.
In 2018 started practice in Windsor area with special interest in joint pain and sport medicine while maintaining an academic senior staff position at the Henry Ford Family Medicine Department. Currently staff of Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry in Windsor Dr. Kaczmarek continues to educate family medicine residents and medical students in hands-on joint injections and other office procedures including point of care ultrasound (POCUS). Member of The Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
Dedicated to providing efficient and timely care for patients living with chronic joint pain.