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21
Aug

Painkiller Addiction

A very serious and dangerous problem that is affecting millions of Americans all across the country is the rising addiction to painkillers, like opioids. It is estimated that well over 26 million people are suffering from this addiction and the numbers are only growing. The consequences of this devastating abuse includes unintentional overdosing that has been quadrupling since 1999. That
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21
Aug

The link between depression and chronic pain

It’s no wonder that depression and pain have been linked together. Each one can cause the other to occur and send a person into a vicious downward spiral of worsening circumstances. Both can be very difficult to manage and overcome. It is possible, however, to successfully manage both and make chronic pain more tolerable without lingering feelings of depression. Sometimes
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24
Jul

Is Pain Getting in the Way of Your Sleep?

When your day is done and you have put your pajamas on, brushed your teeth and begin to relax outstretched in your bed, the last thing you want to be interrupted by is pain. Any type of pain can rob you of a good night’s sleep and sometimes you may not even realize how much sleep you are missing out
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22
Jul

Ways to Keep your Knees Pain Free

It’s not uncommon for many people to suffer from knee pain as we age. Whether we prefer rigorous activities like running, skiing or tennis; or we prefer lighter activities like swimming, our knees tend to take the brunt of the weight and motion of these activities. Even everyday activities like walking, stair climbing or just standing can make our knees
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30
Jun

Top 3 Common Golf Pains Keeping you from Swinging

It’s no wonder that golf lovers from all over the country flock to Arizona to enjoy over 300 traditional and challenging golf courses. Whether you have the privilege to live in this great state or swing by occasionally for a visit, the last thing you want to take with you to the golf course is pain. Unfortunately, many golfers suffer
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30
Jun

Rising Cost of HealthCare

Health insurance has been a hot topic for debate over the last few years, especially here in the Phoenix Valley. Whether you supported universal health care measures or not, we’ve seen a huge increase in premiums and many people are still not receiving the treatment they so desperately seek. Here in the Phoenix Valley, we have seen reports of people
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17
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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17
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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17
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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17
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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