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.
Hip arthritis can cause pain that affects your daily activity. While there are medications, therapies and pain relief treatment to for hip arthritis, pairing any of these with lifestyle change and exercise maximize the effects and benefits of the treatment. There are exercises that are great for hip arthritis, and there are those that worsen […]Read More
Pain comes in various forms and severity. It can be physical, emotional or even psychological. We all experience pain at some points in our life. Temporary pain just comes and goes and doesn’t really need medical intervention. Pain can be caused by an illness, aging or an injury. However, when pain becomes persistent and already […]Read More
Some people have the notion that exercise can worsen their back pain. Well, there are bad and good exercise. But there are actually great exercises for back pain which prove to be highly beneficial and effective. Exercises help strengthen the back, leg and even the stomach. These will provide support to the spine and can […]Read More
Physical therapy is sometimes used as anti-inflammatory and pain reliever. This is of course just incorporated in other forms of back pain therapy and treatments such as medications, injections and surgery. In other words, physical therapy works as an incidental or subsidiary treatment. In PT, the treatment is focused in the management and prevention of […]Read More
Most of you have probably heard of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or better known as NSAIDs. These over-the-counter and prescription drugs are commonly used to reduce inflammation and provide back pain relief. In fact, according to studies, around 3 million people across the globe take NSAID for back pain every day. However, NSAIDs are to be […]Read More
Everyone experiences back pain at some point in their life. However, there are back pains that just won’t go away or just keep coming back. When this happens, there are various treatments that your doctor might recommend. In some cases, steroids for back pain relief may be suggested by your pain physician. These steroids or […]Read More
Experiencing neuropathy pain and its other symptoms is quite distressing. People with neuropathy can attest how difficult it is to have such condition. But what is neuropathy? In this article, we will try to understand this condition, its symptoms and causes. Neuropathy Definition Neuropathy is a general term used to describe conditions that affect the […]Read More
Arthritis is a common condition which affects the joints. It is characterized by swelling and pain in a particular joint. It usually affects the knees and hips. While there are various types of arthritis, the most common is osteoarthritis. Since this condition is a degenerative joint diseases, it is more likely to occur and develop […]Read More
If you have undergone surgery or if you want to try another treatment for your back or neck pain, you can consider getting a spinal cord stimulator implant. The recent statistics shows that around 14,000 patients around the world undergo such implant each year. How does spinal cord stimulation work? It works by sending low […]Read More
What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a medical condition that is caused by the presence of too much pressure on the median nerve located in the wrist, causing tingling, numbness, weakness and pain in the hand and fingers. There is a small space located in the wrist known as the “carpal tunnel.” […]Read More
What makes fibromyalgia difficult to deal with is the pain. But if you have this condition, it doesn’t mean that there’s no relief. There are various options to treat fibromyalgia pain. These treatments do not only provide relief, but also reduce the other symptoms of the condition. The top goal of these treatments is […]Read More