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  • Migraine myths that keep patients from effective treatments

    Few medical maladies are as complex and misunderstood as migraine headaches. Even though there has been a lot of research, definitive answers about the causes and effective treatment of migraines are elusive. Migraines are more severe and serious than regular headaches. Read this article to learn some of the ways migraines are different. Unfortunately, even many medical […]
  • Failed back surgery: New hope for patients living in pain

    Severe lower back pain is one of the most common ailments reported by adults in the U.S. According to a survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 25 percent of respondents reported experiencing back pain in the prior three months. Many patients suffering from chronic back pain turn to surgery for […]
  • 4 top treatments athletes use for pain

    Whether professionals or just weekend warriors, athletes put tremendous strain on their bodies. For those who play sports like football, basketball or soccer — where contact and collisions are certain — injuries are virtually guaranteed. Not long ago, a single serious injury could end the career of a star athlete or a recreational athlete. Today, […]
  • New treatment offers hope for migraine sufferers

    About 37 million people in the U.S. suffer from migraine headaches. For many, they are recurring and debilitating. More than 90 percent of the victims are unable to work when a migraine strikes, reports The World Health Organization lists chronic migraine as the 19th-most common cause of disability worldwide. In the U.S., the economic impact of lost […]
  • New bone marrow procedure holds promise for healing pain

    For some people, suffering from medical problems like torn muscles, inflamed tendons and degenerating joints, the cure might literally be within their bodies. In a unique treatment, bone marrow blood rich in stem cells is extracted from a patient, specific ingredients from the marrow are separated, concentrated and injected into damaged or injured areas. Called Bone Marrow […]
  • Signs of delayed car crash injuries

    For a large percentage of the population, vehicle accidents are among the most traumatic events they will ever face. That is especially true if there are immediate injuries to one or more victims. In some instances, accident injuries aren’t detected until days, weeks or even months after the original incident, even though they can be […]
  • Tips to get ready for a pain-free golf season

    As the weather begins to cool, active Arizona residents can emerge from air-conditioned buildings and enjoy being outdoors again. For many, that means golf. It might also mean pain. While golfers don’t experience bone-crunching contact of players in sports like football, basketball or soccer, the beautiful game still takes a heavy physical toll. “A lot […]
  • Deciding when you need knee surgery

    Many athletes know the exact instant they suffered a major knee injury. Often there is a precipitating fall, jump or twist with an accompanying “pop,” followed by pain. For others, knee injuries result from prolonged use. In either instance, knee issues can range from nagging but manageable irritations to situations in which every step involves […]
  • Six things causing a pain in your neck

    No one wants to be known as a pain in the neck. Even worse, however, is dealing with actual, chronic neck pain. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 15 percent of adults suffer from neck pain during any three-month period. That ranks it third behind lower back pain (28 percent) and […]
  • Stretches and exercises for carpal tunnel syndrome

    If you have ongoing pain or numbness in your thumb or the first three fingers of your hand, you could be experiencing carpal tunnel syndrome. While most people associate the condition with repetitive motion tasks like typing, assembly work, construction work, some sports, etc., there are actually a full range of possible causes. In fact, […]