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Money Woes Could Actually Be Creating More Pain

The past decade has been a difficult one in the U.S. The Great Recession caused financial uncertainty that lingers still for some people even as the overall financial picture of the country brightens. During this time, researchers noticed changes in two trends: an increase in uneasiness about people’s financial security [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:08:56-07:00August 16th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Money Woes Could Actually Be Creating More Pain

What Causes Pain? New Research Weighs In

Pain is a complex condition that is not easily explained. We may think that it is very straightforward – an injury occurs and neurons fire, indicating a feeling of pain. What causes pain and how the body processes and remembers it is not so simple. New research is looking more [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:09:04-07:00August 15th, 2016|Tags: , |Comments Off on What Causes Pain? New Research Weighs In

Optogenetics — Treating Pain With Light

Chronic pain research often spends time and money looking for new pain targets in order to develop more effective drug interventions. While this is time well spent, drug interventions can be decades in the making and often come with powerful and dangerous side effects. A growing field of research is [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:09:12-07:00August 10th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Optogenetics — Treating Pain With Light

Is Pain Hereditary?

Chronic pain is a complex medical condition with no easy answers. While acute pain can often be traced to one particular injury or illness, why acute pain turns into chronic pain long after the accident occurs remains a mystery. This mystery is the focus of a new study that attempted [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:09:58-07:00July 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Is Pain Hereditary?

Does Pilates For Back Pain Work?

Back pain patients across the globe are always on the lookout for ways to both prevent and treat recurring pain. As more people look to exercise to keep their backs healthy, the discussion centers around which exercises are most effective. Recently there has been a trend towards yoga for back [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:10:48-07:00July 16th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Does Pilates For Back Pain Work?

Arizona Pain Specialists Performs First DRG Stimulation Procedure

Arizona Pain Specialists, part of the Pain Doctor family, has performed the first dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation procedure in Arizona, offering pain patients new hope for a pain-free future. DRG stimulation is a minimally-invasive procedure designed to help treat refractory or unresponsive pain in patients who have tried a number [...]

By |2016-11-17T15:14:32-07:00July 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Arizona Pain Specialists Performs First DRG Stimulation Procedure

Exercise Is Really THAT Important For Lower Back Pain

If you suffer from back pain as an estimated 80 to 90% of people in the U.S. will in their lifetime, you know how hard it can be to keep moving when the pain flares up. Lower back pain can be especially difficult to move through, but the numbers don’t [...]

By |2016-07-02T15:29:00-07:00July 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Exercise Is Really THAT Important For Lower Back Pain

Migraine Symptoms And How Green Light Might Help

Migraine pain is some of the most debilitating pain that a person can feel, but one of the worst parts about the pain is that migraine symptoms don’t end there. Approximately 30 million people in the U.S. suffer from migraines, working to treat them with a mix of prevention and [...]

By |2016-11-17T15:19:28-07:00June 27th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Migraine Symptoms And How Green Light Might Help

Can Daith Piercings Help Relieve Migraines?

Nearly 20% of people in the U.S. suffer from migraine headaches. These headaches come with crippling pain and other side effects that include nausea, light sensitivity, and fatigue. One of the worst parts about migraines is that there seems to be no consistent treatment options that can completely prevent or [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:13:16-07:00June 15th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Can Daith Piercings Help Relieve Migraines?