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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.

Lower Left Abdominal Pain

What Causes Sharp Lower Left Abdominal Pain?

March 21, 2019

Any kind of pain can be concerning and uncomfortable, especially in the abdomen. Abdominal pain can range from mild to discomfort to debilitating. There are many different conditions that can cause you to experience sharp pain on the lower left side of your abdomen. Causes of Lower Left Abdominal Pain Diverticulitis Diverticula are usually small, …

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Chronic Migraine Treatment

Chronic Migraine Treatment

March 14, 2019

“In the U.S., more than 38 million people suffer from migraines. Some migraine studies estimate that 13 percent of adults in the U.S. population have migraines, and 2-3 million migraine sufferers are chronic.” If you are one of these 38 million people, you understand the pain and suffering caused by migraines. Migraines can impact your …

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Your Migraine Last

How Long Will Your Migraine Last?

March 7, 2019

Migraine experiences can vary greatly depending on the individual. Some migraines may last for several hours while others may last for several days. Some people experience migraines once or twice a year while others endure them several times a week. The good news is that with the proper medical assistance and your personal observation, you …

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Get Rid of A Migraine

How to Get Rid of A Migraine

March 1, 2019

That deep throbbing pain in your head coupled with the inability to tolerate light or loud noise is intolerable. It can take time away from your job and family and cause you to miss out on your daily activities. The exact cause of migraine headaches has not been determined but it is believed that dropping …

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Causes Migraines

What Causes Migraines?

February 25, 2019

Migraine pain can be debilitating. Migraine attacks are intense headaches that can cause nausea, vomiting, throbbing pain and sensitivity to light and sound. These severe headaches can rob sufferers of an hour, a day or even a week and cause extreme pain and discomfort. The intensity of symptoms and duration varies from person to person. …

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Exercise After PRP Injections

When Can I Exercise After PRP Injections?

February 18, 2019

The PRP injection process is delicate and requires more than a single doctors visit. When plasma-rich platelets are injected, they require time to repair damaged tissue inside the body. The healing process typically takes weeks and can even take two or three months. After receiving PRP injections, you should limit your workouts. Slowly build back …

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Side Effects of PRP Injections

The Side Effects of PRP Injections

February 7, 2019

What Is a PRP Injection? PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. Platelets are blood cells that have many jobs including clotting and promoting healing. PRP injections are used to speed up healing to injured ligaments and tendons. It uses a concentration of platelets taken from the patient’s body. Then, they are injected into a specific site, …

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Back Pain with Stem Cell Therapy

Solving Back Pain with Stem Cell Therapy

January 30, 2019

Back pain is one of the most common complaints doctors hear from their patients. While there are many treatments available, stem cell treatment for back pain is quickly becoming a viable option. Stem cells are able to help rebuild joint cartilage, tendons, ligaments and muscle tissue, all of which help strengthen the back and relieve …

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PRP Injections Costs

Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections: Costs, Uses, and The Process

January 22, 2019

The body is very resilient and able to heal itself most of the time, but occasionally, it needs a little help. Platelet-Rich Plasma injections can provide a much needed boost to your body’s healing process. PRP injection cost ranges from $500 to $2,000 per injection, and most patients see positive, long term results after 2 …

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Stem cell therapy for arthritis

Heal Your Arthritic Joints Through Stem Cell Therapy

January 15, 2019

Arthritis is a common disease found in many people in the United States. This disease is characterized by inflammation of the joints, resulting in pain, stiffness, and loss of mobility. Fortunately, there are many treatments available, including stem cell therapy for arthritis. The process uses stem cells from the patient’s own body to help the …

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Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

The Causes and Treatments of Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

January 7, 2019

Pelvic pain during pregnancy is very common. As the body changes and the baby grows, pain is common near the pubic bone and pelvic region. Sometimes there are simple treatments, while other times pelvic pain must be taken more seriously. Always be sure to consult a doctor if you experience pain while pregnant. Causes and …

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PRP Injection

PRP Injection in Knee

December 27, 2018

Traditionally, patients suffering for osteoarthritis in their knees use physical therapy and anti-inflammatories to aid their recovery. While these methods can be helpful, they are no longer the only treatment options. Platelet rich plasma (prp) injections in the knee are an effective treatment option to combat osteoarthritis. What is PRP Therapy? Before we can talk …

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