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.
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
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is characterized by numbness, tingling, or weakness in the hands. It’s caused by compression that occurs when a major nerve in the wrist – the median nerve – is pinched due to long-term repetitive movements or fluid retention. Typing, playing musical instruments, and manual labor are frequently to blame. Mild CTS …Read More
Back pain plagues approximately four out of five people, with women being disproportionately represented. While the exact cause of an episode of back pain can’t always be determined, numerous contributing factors and medical conditions have been identified. Factors and Activities Technology The average person spends nine hours each day hunched or slouched over screens. Solutions …Read More
Over 15 millions Americans live with severe joint pain, and the numbers are on the rise. Many different conditions can lead to chronic pain, from arthritis (the most common cause) to gout and injuries. But all chronic joint pain cases have one thing in common: inflammation. Inflammation is your body’s response to pathogens and bacteria …Read More
“Arthritis and other rheumatic conditions are a leading cause of disability among US adults, and the most common cause of disability among US adults for the past 15 years”. Arthritis can be a debilitating condition that manifests in many different ways. There are numerous types of arthritis and each has its own set of symptoms, …Read More
Tumors, chemotherapy, radiation and more can all be the causes of debilitating pain for those suffering from cancer. Cancer can create pain in many different ways. Tumors may grow inside the patient’s body causing physical discomfort. Tumors may also push on bones, organs or nerves. Tumors also have the ability to release chemicals that can …Read More
Hip arthritis is not just painful. It can also limit one’s movement and make it difficult to do certain daily tasks. While excess movement of the hips may sometimes worsen the pain, there are best hip arthritis exercises that help alleviate the symptoms of hip arthritis. With the help of these exercises, you will be able …Read More
Anybody who has experienced stiff neck can attest that it is not a joke. Aside from the pain which can be sharp and excruciating, it also limits your movement and affects your daily activities. While it usually just goes away after a few days, there are things you can do to speed up your recovery …Read More
Many of us are quite familiar with at one time or another, having a stiff neck. Particularly we are familiar with its pain and inconvenience. Usually, people experience this condition after undergoing a strenuous activity or after waking up sleeping abnormally. Normally, the neck stiffness, inconvenience, and pain just go away naturally within a few …Read More
Similar to vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty procedure is commonly used to treat compression fractures and other damage caused by injury, spinal tumor or osteoporosis. It also protects the affected area and prevents further damage and erosion to occur. But the good thing about this procedure is that it is minimally invasive in nature. This means that it works …Read More
The hip joint plays an important role in running, which is why it is often prone to tear, misalignment and possibly injury. The health and functionality of the hips are crucial for power, flexibility, momentum, and balance of the lower extremities. Because of the frequent usage of the hips, they are prone to suffer from …Read More
Why does your lower back hurt? This is much more common than you may think so do not feel like you are alone. Lower back pain can be mild to severe, acute to chronic. It can go away on its own or it can be caused by something more serious, such as an underlying condition. …Read More