Understanding pain and its causes is important in dealing with such problem. Here at Arizona Pain and Spine Institute, we want our clients or would-be clients to have a better grasp of the many kinds of pain and its causes. We want to share our knowledge regarding the spine and several conditions and syndromes that might lead to uncomfortable and unbearable pain. This is our way of giving back to our dear clients.
We do this by writing articles which we hope people can learn from. We offer insights in dealing with the pain and understanding certain conditions, particularly those involving the spine, through our blogs. Check out our blogs and articles here. Learn more and enjoy reading.
The statistics are staggering. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), an estimated 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. Back pain can come on suddenly and often seems to occur without a specific cause. However, there are some risk factors that are commonly associated with the […]Read More
It is stunning to learn that 39 percent of adults say that low back pain has affected their ability to engage in tasks of daily living. According to experts, back issues affect 80 percent of Americans at some time in their lives. But make no mistake about it. Low back pain isn’t just for […]Read More
Short-lived stomach pain are often not a serious health concern. But chronic pain paired with bloating can sometimes be a sign of a life-threatening disease. Constant stomach pain and bloating can also be caused by things such a new diet, urinary infections, the development of a food allergy, and fatty liver disease. If you haven’t […]Read More
Around 54 million American adults suffer from arthritis. In addition to medication and surgery, many arthritis sufferers look to natural supplements to find relief. Unfortunately, some of these arthritis “cures” can be unproven, ineffective, and even dangerous. We’ve sifted through the contenders and compiled a list of supplements that have shown real evidence of improving […]Read More
Have you ever seen the code G56.0 on your medical paperwork? G56.0 is a type of ICD-10 code, which stands for International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition. Doctors and other healthcare providers use this system to classify and code diagnoses, procedures, and symptoms. G56.0 is the general, non-billable code for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). Its […]Read More
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is characterized by numbness, tingling, or weakness in the hands. It’s caused by compression that occurs when a major nerve in the wrist – the median nerve – is pinched due to long-term repetitive movements or fluid retention. Typing, playing musical instruments, and manual labor are frequently to blame. Mild CTS […]Read More
Back pain plagues approximately four out of five people, with women being disproportionately represented. While the exact cause of an episode of back pain can’t always be determined, numerous contributing factors and medical conditions have been identified. Factors and Activities Technology The average person spends nine hours each day hunched or slouched over screens. Solutions […]Read More
Over 15 millions Americans live with severe joint pain, and the numbers are on the rise. Many different conditions can lead to chronic pain, from arthritis (the most common cause) to gout and injuries. But all chronic joint pain cases have one thing in common: inflammation. Inflammation is your body’s response to pathogens and bacteria […]Read More
“Arthritis and other rheumatic conditions are a leading cause of disability among US adults, and the most common cause of disability among US adults for the past 15 years”. Arthritis can be a debilitating condition that manifests in many different ways. There are numerous types of arthritis and each has its own set of symptoms, […]Read More
Tumors, chemotherapy, radiation and more can all be the causes of debilitating pain for those suffering from cancer. Cancer can create pain in many different ways. Tumors may grow inside the patient’s body causing physical discomfort. Tumors may also push on bones, organs or nerves. Tumors also have the ability to release chemicals that can […]Read More
Hip arthritis is not just painful. It can also limit one’s movement and make it difficult to do certain daily tasks. While excess movement of the hips may sometimes worsen the pain, there are best hip arthritis exercises that help alleviate the symptoms of hip arthritis. With the help of these exercises, you will be able […]Read More
Anybody who has experienced stiff neck can attest that it is not a joke. Aside from the pain which can be sharp and excruciating, it also limits your movement and affects your daily activities. While it usually just goes away after a few days, there are things you can do to speed up your recovery […]Read More