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.
Contrary to popular belief, sciatica is not a condition. It’s a symptom that causes radiating back pain as well as upper leg pain. Most cases of sciatica are caused by a compressed nerve in the lower body. It can be difficult to diagnose because some patients experience numbness and tingling in their legs as well, …Read More
Life is too busy to be held back by hip pain. Often, when you experience hip and back pain, the cause is a pinched nerve also known as sciatica. As many as 4 out of 10 people will suffer from sciatica at some point in their life. Pain in the hips and glutes caused by …Read More
Arthritis and osteoarthritis are two common diseases that affect joint health most often in the senior population. These conditions are often caused by joint inflammation which results in chronic pain. The symptoms of arthritis usually begin in the morning. Typically, if you are suffering from arthritis, you will experience pain and stiffness for 30 minutes …Read More
Cycling is a low impact sport. However, knee pain is a common occurrence in cyclists. Studies show that 42 percent of American cyclists experience pain in their knees at some point. Cycling for longer periods of time, cleat position, saddle height, overexertion and using a fixed gear bike can all contribute to knee injuries and pain. …Read More
Back pain from driving is not uncommon, but it is also not something you should ignore. It becomes increasingly painful when you are driving for long periods of time or you drive for a living. If you suffer from back pain, neck and shoulder pain, or discomfort when walking after long drives, it is essential …Read More
Acute or chronic pain is experienced by everyone at some point in their lives, but how much do you actually know about it? Over 75 million Americans are affected by chronic pain. It’s no wonder that specialists are dedicating so much time to finding the causes of pain and how it can be treated. In …Read More
If you have back pain issues, practice yoga. This might sound surprising, but yoga can actually soothe the pain and reduce your reliance to pain medications. This is especially true with lower back problems. This ancient practice does its magic by improving your flexibility, strength, and stretching capacity. Yoga may not be the right solution …Read More
When it comes to relieving joint pain, studies show what you eat can have a significant effect on your health and comfort. While some foods can increase the inflammation that leads to joint pain, others have anti-inflammatory properties that can decrease joint pain. Anti-inflammatory foods contain compounds that help control inflammation in the body. Fill …Read More
Sleep is crucial for maintaining good health and minimizing back pain. The body needs a proper mattress for regular, quality rest. Quality sleep is crucial to keep functioning efficiently, both physically and mentally. But if you are having trouble sleeping at night, you are not alone. A thirdof US adults report that they usually get less …Read More
Have you experienced waking up in the morning with a stiff neck? If you have, you know the feeling of not able to turn your head because of the pain and the discomfort. Stiff neck can limit your range of motion and can bring sharp and even excruciating pain. While people can still go to …Read More
Back pain is extremely common. One particularly annoying type of back pain is a burning sensation. This type of pain can occur when the muscles in your back are tired or tight. The muscles actually heat up, causing your skin in that area to feel hotter. In this post, we will discuss some common causes …Read More
If you suffer from lower back pain, you may also have sleep problems. Sleeping in a wrong position can potentially make your back pain worse. Good thing that there are sleeping positions that are effective in relieving lower back pain while you are sleeping. The key to having a good night’s sleep is proper alignment …Read More