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.
Whether mild or excruciating, shoulder pain is a nuisance that can keep you from the activities and hobbies you love and from living your life to its fullest. While some at-home remedies may relieve your shoulder pain, depending on the cause, you may need to seek medical attention for further treatment. Symptoms Not all symptoms …Read More
Many of us have already experienced the dreaded text neck, and many of us will experience it again. Text neck syndrome is caused by excessive cellular device use over long periods resulting in neck pain and injury to the neck. Mobile devices have changed the world. While there are many advantages to connecting with others …Read More
Arthritis in the hips can be downright painful and make it difficult to complete daily tasks. Hip pain can make bending over a challenge and even walking from room to room a painful endeavor. The good news is that physical activity and movement can be beneficial for physical and mental health, which is crucial for …Read More
Back pain is a common occurrence among Americans. It’s one of the leading causes of doctor visits and missed work among adults. Although common, back pain is experienced differently in each patient, and many possible causes can make it difficult to diagnose. While back pain can be anywhere from mild to severe, it is usually …Read More
If you’ve ever woken up with a stiff neck, you’re not alone. While a stiff neck is commonly attributed to poor sleep, it can be caused by other factors as well. From pinched nerves to neck strains, there is more to neck stiffness than meets the eye. Pain and stiffness in the neck can negatively …Read More
Fibromyalgia affects roughly 2% of the adult population in the United States, or 4 million people. While the exact cause of fibromyalgia is not yet clear, we do know that it can be a very painful, debilitating condition. Although this condition causes many distressing symptoms, there are effective treatments for fibromyalgia. What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia …Read More
According to research cited by the American Chiropractic Association, nearly ⅓ of all working individuals in the United States complain of back pain. Some of the most common causes of back pain are inactivity (often due to long periods sitting at a desk), poor posture, strain on the body, and lack of good health and …Read More
According to this study on non-elite athletes, 56% of participants reported sustaining a sports or exercise-related injury. For many, this puts into perspective the shocking prevalence of sports-related injuries even for individuals who are not working at top performance levels. This same study cited the fact that individuals were more likely to seek help from …Read More
For individuals between the ages of 30 and 50, there is an increased risk for sporting injuries. While some are more troublesome than others, one of the most common is tennis elbow. Ranging from moderate to severe, the most common symptom of tennis elbow is pain which lives on the exterior of the forearm. Some …Read More
As an injury, repetitive strains are common among a large majority of professions and athletic fields. For individuals who are employed at a desk job, poor posture, phone use, and excessive typing can contribute to wrist pain and carpal tunnel. Similarly, store clerks, dentists, and musicians all have similar challenges due to work-related strains. While …Read More
The Trade Between Alternative Methods and Medication Unlike acute pain, chronic pain has a lasting impact on individuals for 3 months or more. This results in a host of challenges, reduced quality of life, and high correlation with elevated healthcare costs. As such, the medical community has dedicated time and resources into determining the most …Read More
Types of Therapists for Chronic Pain Management Individuals suffering with chronic pain each have an individual path to managing their daily challenges. Over time, this path develops to meet present needs and, at some point, will often include working with the physical body to increase ease of mobility. For this, there are two types of …Read More