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 you workout on a daily basis or are a weekend warrior, or whether you run in the park or lift weights in the gym, it is not unusual to experience a headache after exercising. This may seem counterintuitive since physical exertion would actually seem to lessen muscle tension and increases blood flow to the …Read More
When experiencing the aching and discomfort of sciatica, most people just want to know how long the pain will last. The duration of pain from sciatica can be acute or chronic. Acute sciatica usually resolves itself in a few weeks. However, it may recur and individuals can experience multiple sciatic episodes a year. Back pain …Read More
People often associate joint pain with arthritis—specifically variations such as rheumatoid arthritis. However, arthritis is by no means the only cause of joint pain. The muscle groups surrounding joints are essential in joint movement, so overuse, underuse, and incorrect use of those groups can also lead to joint pain. So, the best way to prevent …Read More
For someone who has been sitting or standing for several consecutive hours, back tension is expected. One way to deal with this tension is to crack or pop the back. Done correctly, cracking your back can be extremely helpful in relieving tension, decreasing pain, easing joint inflammation, and improving your range of motion. So, what …Read More
There’s a diagnosis for the headaches, achy shoulders, and neck pain associated with spending your days hunched over your phone reading or texting — Text Neck. Beyond smartphone use, neck and back pain can come from gaming, emailing, tablet use, or spending long periods of time working at a computer. Our necks are generally used …Read More
The knee is one of the most complex joints in the body. It is responsible for bearing all of the weight of the body while moving in different directions. Because there are so many moving parts, many different things can go wrong, causing knee injury, misalignment and pain. According to the American Academy of Pain …Read More
Squats are a key exercise commonly suggested for athletes and fitness enthusiasts to improve strength, muscle tone, and flexibility. When done properly, the squat becomes one of the greatest weapons in your arsenal for improving strength and performance in many sports. Unfortunately, if your form is off, you can experience severe lower back pain after …Read More
Many people turn to massage as a method of dealing with normal aches and pains as well as chronic pain. Deep tissue massage and Swedish massage, are known therapies that target the lower level of muscle to realign the muscle and relieve built up tension and pain. Massage is often used to target lower back …Read More
The statistics are staggering. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), an estimated 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. Back pain can come on suddenly and often seems to occur without a specific cause. However, there are some risk factors that are commonly associated with the …Read More
Short-lived stomach pain are often not a serious health concern. But chronic pain paired with bloating can sometimes be a sign of a life-threatening disease. Constant stomach pain and bloating can also be caused by things such a new diet, urinary infections, the development of a food allergy, and fatty liver disease. If you haven’t …Read More
Around 54 million American adults suffer from arthritis. In addition to medication and surgery, many arthritis sufferers look to natural supplements to find relief. Unfortunately, some of these arthritis “cures” can be unproven, ineffective, and even dangerous. We’ve sifted through the contenders and compiled a list of supplements that have shown real evidence of improving …Read More
Have you ever seen the code G56.0 on your medical paperwork? G56.0 is a type of ICD-10 code, which stands for International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition. Doctors and other healthcare providers use this system to classify and code diagnoses, procedures, and symptoms. G56.0 is the general, non-billable code for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). Its …Read More