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Dr. Alex Bigham, DC Novocur Pain Management

Dr. Alex Bigham, DC Novocur Pain Management
Dr. Alex Bigham is the owner and CEO of Novocur Pain Management Clinics and has over 18 years of health care experience in private practice and Ambulatory Surgical Center settings. Novocur offers advanced treatment options in a concierge type practice without the concierge price tag. Dr. Bigham appears frequently on local TV and radio programs to discuss the latest in Pain Management or related health topics.
  • 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 […]
  • The real danger of sitting at your desk

    This article is Sponsored by Novocur. Sometimes sitting is a good thing. Like after standing in line for several hours or when you need a rest from a long day of activities. But as technology advances, more and more people find themselves tied to their desk. Usually, it’s a good thing when technology makes tasks […]
  • CrossFit dangers: 5 common injuries and how to deal with them

    This article is Sponsored by Novocur. With the exception of signing up for a military boot camp, CrossFit training offers results that surpass virtually any other exercise regimen. It seems everyone knows someone who got in shape with CrossFit and the craze continues to grow. “CrossFit seems to have literally conquered the world of fitness,” […]
  • How chronic pain can affect your love life

    This article is Sponsored by Novocur. A great intimate relationship can be fun, romantic and exciting but people who experience chronic pain often miss out on the ‘warm and fuzzy’ feeling of being in love. Sometimes the emotional impacts of chronic pain can be as debilitating as the pain itself. Depression, anxiety and anger often coincide […]
  • Losing weight could mean relief for chronic pain sufferers

    This article is Sponsored by Novocur. Add chronic pain to the list of health problems linked to being overweight. A study of more than 1 million Americans found a link between obesity and pain, even among people who were otherwise healthy, reports webmd.com. Prior to the study, the general assumption was overweight individuals experienced more pain […]
  • New stem cell procedures help Weekend Warriors recover faster

    This article is Sponsored by Novocur. At the inception of human life, a miraculous process occurs. Cells begin dividing, replicating and changing to create all the muscles, tissues and organs creating a new person. Unlocking that process could be the key to curing virtually any injury, illness or disease. Regenerative medicine is a game-changing area […]
  • 4 keys to understanding chronic pain and insomnia

    This article is Sponsored by Novocur. The relationship between sleep and pain is complex. Chronic pain can cause sleep deprivation, and the lack of sleep may heighten the sense of pain, making getting a good night’s sleep almost impossible. Many patients with back pain also experience sleep deprivation issues. A sleeping disorder associated with chronic […]
  • The surprising link between sugar and chronic pain

    This article is Sponsored by Novocur. The connection between sugar and diabetes has been well established. But high sugar diets aren’t just hazardous for diabetics. It turns out, the sweet stuff appears to be a bigger health risk than ever imagined. The connection between obesity and sugar is a complicating factor for many health issues. […]