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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.

Painkillers for Back Pain

Painkillers for Back Pain

April 30, 2019

Roughly 25% of Americans have endured lower back pain in the past three months. Back pain is one of the most common forms of disability among those under the age of 45. Over the course of their life, nearly 80% of people will seek treatment for some type of back pain. Over-the-counter pain relievers are …

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Facet Joint Pain

Treatment for Facet Joint Pain

April 15, 2019

Every day, many people around the world are prevented from living their lives due to back pain. Facet joint pain occurs between two vertebrae in the spine and can cause pain that interferes in your ability to live your life to its fullest. If you suffer from this type of pain, there are many different …

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Exercises For Lower Back Pain

Exercises to Help Lower Back Pain

April 9, 2019

One of the key components to alleviate back pain is exercise. Getting enough physical exercise can lessen strain on your muscles and joints as well as strengthen your muscles to help you maintain proper posture. However, not every exercise is going to be helpful when you are trying to target a specific area. It is …

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Avoid Lower Back Pain

10 Ways To Avoid Lower Back Pain

April 1, 2019

“Back pain accounts for more than 264 million lost work days in one year.” It is an all too common and costly ailment. Back pain can prevent you from going to work, keeping up with your children, and participating in activities that you enjoy. To keep your back pain in check, attempt these 10 techniques …

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Causes of Abdominal Pain

Causes of Abdominal Pain

March 28, 2019

Abdominal pain can be a nagging inconvenience that resolves itself over time or an indicator of a serious underlying issue that needs immediate attention. There are a wide range of possible causes of stomach pain including inflammation, infection, unusual growths, blockages and more. It is important to listen to your body and be aware of …

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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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