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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.
  • 5 alternatives to total knee replacement surgery

    According to the Arthritis Foundation, 1 in 2 adults will develop symptoms of knee osteoarthritis — a breakdown of cartilage or the cushions between bones — during their lives. Osteoarthritis causes pain, swelling and stiffness, and affects people of all ages. If you experience osteoarthritis or have severe knee pain or long-lasting swelling or inflammation that limits your […]
  • When pain management turns into addiction

    From professional athletes dealing with aftereffects of concussions and injuries to grandparents recovering from surgery, anyone who watches the news today knows opioid addiction is not limited to celebrities and the homeless. It’s a national epidemic affecting every age and socioeconomic group. In June of 2017, Governor Ducey declared a state of emergency in Arizona […]
  • Arthritis symptoms and solutions you simply can’t ignore

    Most people think arthritis is an ailment that causes joint pain in older people. While that is accurate for some forms of the disease, the Arthritis Foundation counts more than 100 types of arthritis, including some better known by names like fibromyalgia, lupus, gout, tendonitis, spinal stenosis and more. In its various forms, arthritis affects more than […]
  • 4 reasons you could be losing sleep

    Most people take sleep seriously. Getting short-changed in shuteye can leave us cranky, groggy and generally unpleasant to be around. For some unfortunate patients, lack of adequate sleep is a problem that occurs night after night — sometimes for many years. Whatever the cause, chronic sleep deprivation is linked to many serious health conditions. “Without […]
  • Six tips for pain free travel

    Summer is the season for travel. Whether going on a full-fledged vacation or simply visiting loved ones, most people take one or more trips every summer. For people dealing with chronic pain, the prospect of travel can be concerning or even frightening. With a little planning, you can still enjoy the experiences and adventures of […]
  • How to find relief for chronic joint pain

    Osteoarthritis is the most common chronic cause of painful joints. It affects about 27 million Americans, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Sometimes called degenerative joint disease or wear-and-tear arthritis, it is associated most often with the elderly, but it can strike patients of any age. While osteoarthritis can affect any joint, it occurs most often in […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]