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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.
  • 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. […]
  • 5 tips to avoid knee surgery

    This article is Sponsored by Novocur. Whether you’re a professional athlete, a recreational jogger, a reluctant golfer or a city league softball player, probably no part of your body endures more abuse than your knees. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports total knee replacements in the U.S. exceed 700,000 every year. That number […]
  • 5 common running injuries you can avoid

    Cooler weather means people will be headed outdoors for outside activities. Runners especially love this time of year. The wide variety of upcoming races in the Valley give runners extra motivation to step up their game. Increased training and activity also ups the potential for race-related injuries. Here are some common problems runners experience and some […]