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Supporting a Partner With Chronic Pain
By Administrator on Oct 17, 2014. Comments (0)
Living with a partner who suffers from chronic pain can be difficult. Despite the challenges, it’s important to remember the enemy is the condition itself, not your loved one. The team at The Pain Center of Arizona wants you to know that you’re not alone. With a few tips and suggestions, taking care of the person you love will become a team effort—not a one-sided burden.
Options for Pain Management Without Narcotics
By Administrator on Oct 15, 2014. Comments (0)
At The Pain Center of Arizona, our pain management specialists are dedicated to finding treatment options for our patients that do not involve powerful prescription pain medications. With the current opioid epidemic in the United States, it is important to have options for chronic pain management that are healthy and allow individuals to live active lives.
Managing Chronic Pain During Pregnancy
By Administrator on Oct 13, 2014. Comments (0)
Daily Health News recently reported more than 14 percent of women in the United States take a powerful narcotic pain medication to manage pain during pregnancy. Of these women, the most common ailment reported was back pain with abdominal pain, migraines, joint pain and fibromyalgia following.
3 Things The Internet Cannot Tell You About Your Chronic Pain
By Administrator on Oct 10, 2014. Comments (0)
Websites and symptom checker apps are useful tools, but when people depend on them too much, there can be issues.
Chronic Pain, Illness, Depression
By Administrator on Oct 06, 2014. Comments (0)
With over 35 trillion cells, the human body is a complex structure. These thirty-some trillion cells effectively work together each day, creating the ability to walk, talk, and think. Unfortunately, the biological mechanics endure glitches. One bodily interaction that is often manipulated through chronic pain is emotional stability. The relationship between chronic pain and depression is undeniable, and an unfortunate reality for many pain patients today.
5 Misconceptions About Back Pain
By Administrator on Oct 01, 2014. Comments (0)
Over 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain and back pain is one of the most common sources. The Internet is the most utilized service utilized by chronic pain sufferers and is a source that provides copious amounts of viable information. Unfortunately, the Internet provides copious amounts of misinformation, too.
5 Common Chronic Pain Problems From Dancing
By Administrator on Sep 29, 2014. Comments (0)
Some things are easier said than done, but chronic pain prevention isn’t one of those things. If your family has a history of chronic pain or you have endured a serious physical injury, it is better to apply preventative techniques to reduce your risk of future chronic pain complications.
The 5 Easiest Ways to Prevent Chronic Pain
By Administrator on Sep 24, 2014. Comments (0)
Some things are easier said than done, but chronic pain prevention isn’t one of those things. If your family has a history of chronic pain or you have endured a serious physical injury, it is better to apply preventative techniques to reduce your risk of future chronic pain complications.
More Stress, More Headaches
By Administrator on Sep 22, 2014. Comments (0)
The 66th Annual Meeting at the American Academy of Neurology held in Philadelphia from April 26th- May 3rd, 2014 hosted the presentation of a study that examined the affects of stress and headaches—a connection to which many people previously suspected. Author Sara H. Schramm, MD, from the University Hospital of University Duisburg-Essen in Germany says, “The results add weight to the concept that stress can be a factor contributing to the onset of headaches disorders, that it accelerates the progression to chronic headache.”
The Benefits of a Foam Roller
By Administrator on Sep 17, 2014. Comments (0)
Recent research shows foam-roller therapy to be a viable treatment option for people with myofascial pain and sports injury complications. According to researchers, foam rollers assist in breaking up tight muscles and connective tissues (fascia) in an easy and efficient manner.