April 2017

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Apr

Chronic Pain and Depression Link:

If you’ve ever slept wrong, you know how painful that neck pain can be. Now, try experiencing that every day, while you sleep, eat, work and more. For many Americans, this is a reality. More than 100 million people in the United States suffer from chronic pain at the cost of around $600 billion a year in medical treatments and
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Apr

Exercise Pain: Understanding New Year’s Exercise Routine Aches

If you’re like millions of other Americans, your New Year’s fitness resolutions included a desire to become more active. Whether it’s spending more time at the gym, hiking in Arizona’s great outdoors or getting involved in a specialty workout class, you’ve upped your activity level and are likely suffering from some muscle pain or soreness as you honor your resolutions.
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Apr

Workplace Migraines

Have you ever been at work when you suddenly experience an excruciating head? You’re not alone. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, migraine headaches are the 6th most disabling illnesses in the world, causing 90 percent of sufferers to be unable to work or function normally during their migraine episodes. This results in a collective loss of 113 million work
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Apr

Golf Stretches & Exercises:

For many in Arizona, golf is a hobby. For others, it’s a way to get in shape. And, for the handful of golfers that will be heading to North Scottsdale at the end of this month for the annual Waste Management, Phoenix Open, it’s a career. But, whether you’re just doing it for fun or competition, truth is that while
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Apr

Selecting The Right Pain Management Doctor:

According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), in 2016 more than 25 million American adults experienced chronic pain every day. If those numbers aren’t alarming enough, the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission found that more than 193 million pain reliever pills were dispensed last year in Maricopa County alone. A scary reality as we kick-off a New Year. But, there
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Apr

Exercise Injuries & Pain In The New Year.

If you’re like millions of other Americans, your New Year’s exercise resolutions involved getting more active. Whether spending more time and the gym, hiking in Arizona’s great outdoors or getting involved in a specialty workout class, you’ve upped your activity level and are likely suffering from some muscle pain or soreness as we head into month two of the New
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Apr

Happy New Year

Summa Pain Treatment wants to take this opportunity wish our patients, employees, friends, family and community, a Happy New Year! Thank you for a great 2016. We are looking forward to keeping you pain-free and healthy in 2017.
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Apr

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

The holidays are rapidly approaching. Summa Pain Treatment and our staff in Peoria, Phoenix and Chandler want to wish you all a Merry Christmas and happy holidays during this joyful season.
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Apr

Insurance Enrollment: Deadline is fast approaching.

Open-Enrollment 101: Here is What you Need to Know It’s open insurance enrollment time and choosing a health plan can be stressful, especially if you’re dealing with chronic pain or are expecting to have surgery in the New Year. With new provisions to health care laws, new lingo, endless forms and a confusing system, a few tips from health experts
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Apr

Happy Thanks giving from Summa Pain Treatment

We want to take this opportunity to wish our patients, their families, and our employees a Happy Thanks giving. Summa Pain Treatment hopes you reflect on all your blessings. Stay safe and enjoy the important things in life.
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