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  • Written by Anonymous on Jul 23, 2015

    Having dangrous blood glucose levels puts diabetics at risk for conditions like nerve damage. Neuropathy is a painful condition that makes the patient feel pain, tingling or numbness. The physicians at The Pain Center of Arizona are experts at treating diabetic neuropathy and will explain a few treatment options.

  • Written by Anonymous on Jul 16, 2015

    People who get migraines know these painful headaches can strike anywhere, at any time. Our patients know what works for them in regards to treatment, whether it is with pain medication, sleep, turning off the lights or drinking plenty of water. But in a work environment, your colleagues or boss may not approve of you turning off the lights or taking a nap. Taking time off is usually not an option either, unless you have a lot of vacation time saved up. If you can’t take off of work or make tweaks to your workspace, below is a list of ways to handle migraines at work.

  • Written by Anonymous on Jul 10, 2015

    Being diagnosed with chronic pain is difficult to explain to others because the condition does not exhibit any significant physical symptoms. Even with new, chronic pain research constantly coming to light, researchers continue to question what causes the disease. Patients are sometimes faced with unsupportive colleagues or loved ones who believe the pain is in their head. While our board certified pain physicians at The Pain Center of Arizona may provide solace and treatment from your pain, our team came up with other ways to bring awareness to others about chronic pain.

  • Written by Anonymous on Jul 02, 2015

    Nerves are members of the nervous system who send messages to parts of your body. It is often compared to an electrical current, quickly speeding information to the next place. Signals are sent back to our brains so it can tell the rest of the body what to do. For example, if you step into a shower that’s too hot, your nerves will pick up that information and pass it along to the brain. The brain then tells your body you have to jump out of the hot water and turn it down.

  • Written by Anonymous on Jun 26, 2015

    Nausea and even vomiting are symptoms that often accompany migraines, especially migraines on the higher end of the pain scale. So why does this happen? Unfortunately, the answer is less straightforward than you might think.

  • Written by Anonymous on Jun 19, 2015

    Post-surgical pain is an expected part of the process as the body heals. However, if the pain does not go away even after you’ve made a full recovery, you could have chronic post-surgical pain. Also known as postoperative pain or chronic post-surgical pain (CPSP), post-surgical pain can develop after any operation – not just a major surgery. Age, gender and the type of surgery being performed are all factors that may impact your level of risk before surgery. 

  • Written by Anonymous on Jun 12, 2015

    The sciatic nerve is located in the lower back and branches out toward the buttocks and legs. When the sciatic nerve is pinched, a person may feel severe pain in these regions that radiates down the legs.

  • Written by Anonymous on Jun 05, 2015

    People who suffer from headaches that originate in the back of the neck or have headaches on just one side of their head could have their headaches temporarily treated by an occipital nerve block. This unique treatment may also benefit those who suffer from tension or migraine headaches as well.

  • Written by Anonymous on May 29, 2015

    Having fibromyalgia comes with a lot of muscle pain, stiffness and sometimes even sleeping trouble. Even though the cause is still unknown, significant research has been done to find different treatment options that may ease the pain of fibromyalgia patients. Studies have found that people suffering from fibromyalgia can benefit from eating a certain diet that, when used along with treatment given at The Pain Center, can help to reduce symptoms and bring relief. 

  • Written by Anonymous on May 27, 2015

    The Pain Center of Arizona has announced Dr. J. Gabriel Tsang as its leading physician for their Prescott clinic. Dr. Tsang will oversee and administer a number of pain management treatment options including injection therapies, pain rehabilitation and minimally invasive spine procedures.