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To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

This warm-up activity could be doing you more harm than good. By Marie Look Stretching has become a controversial topic in the fitness community due to increasing evidence that it is, at best, a waste of time, and at worst, an activity that can decrease muscle strength, lead to injury [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:56:24-07:00March 7th, 2014|Tags: , |Comments Off on To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

Difference Makers – April 2012

Arizona Pain Specialists & Boost Medical CEO Joe Carlon has been recently elected to the Men’s Council of the fresh start Women’s foundation. Fresh start’s mission is to “empower women to transform their lives through engagement and education.” Fresh start Women’s foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping empower [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:56:27-07:00March 6th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Difference Makers – April 2012

Learn How to Conquer Pain

By Ted Swing, Ph.D. Chronic pain can affect people’s lives in many ways. They may stop doing the activities they used to love, spend less time with their friends and family, and experience negative feelings. Unfortunately, these changes can become self-defeating as the lack of activity may make the pain [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:56:40-07:00March 3rd, 2014|Tags: , |Comments Off on Learn How to Conquer Pain

Self Esteem – Chronic Pain

You are not the illness! By Patti Koblewski, M.S., and Larry Lynch, M.S.S.W., L.C.S.W. Chronic pain touches every aspect of your life which makes it critical to surround ourselves with others who are supportive and understanding of our pain. Healthy self-esteem enables us to accept, respect, trust and believe in [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:56:42-07:00February 28th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Tender Tendons

Treating Your Tendons A new treatment is available for tendon injury. By Dr. Ted Swing Trauma, repetitive motion and overuse of various joints can result in injuries to the tendons — tissues that connect muscles and bones in the joints. These injuries are known by a variety of names, for [...]

Eating Through Pain

Can food help you fight pain? It sure can. By Kevin Whipps Some people discount pain as one of those things that we just have to live with. Just pop a few ibuprofen pills and forget it, right? But what about when things get more serious? Or what if you [...]

By |2014-02-11T09:46:13-07:00February 20th, 2014|Comments Off on Eating Through Pain

AmnioGenic FLOW Therapy

The Study of AmnioGenic FLOW Therapy in the management of localized pain and related symptoms. An Arizona Pain Specialists Study By Ted Swing, Ph.D. One of the most important trends in medical treatments for pain is the development of regenerative treatments. The human body can heal many wounds over time, [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:57:01-07:00February 19th, 2014|Comments Off on AmnioGenic FLOW Therapy

Motor Vehicle Injuries

Officials at the World health organization predict motor vehicle injuries will increase by 65 percent during the next 20 years. Currently, some 1.2 million people are killed in motor vehicle accidents annually. There are another 50 million people who are injured yet survive. Motor vehicle injuries are quickly becoming one [...]

By |2014-02-11T09:37:41-07:00February 17th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Motor Vehicle Injuries