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7
Feb

Abdominal Migraines

When you think of migraines, you might imagine the most awful and excruciating pain in your head. You might also imagine nausea, coupled with sensitivity to light and sound. If you’ve had a migraine, you know how intense and crippling they can become. However, did you know there is also a condition called abdominal migraines that mostly affects young children?
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2
Feb

How to find a pain doctor and the questions you need to be asking

If you are one of thousands of people in Arizona suffering from chronic pain, you are not alone. Chronic pain is a serious issue in this state that has many facets. Pain doctors are plentiful, but so are over-medicating issues and improper diagnosing. The goal of many pain doctors is relieve as much pain as possible in the healthiest manner
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8
Jan

How Weather Affects Joint Pain?

We’ve all been there, sitting around with clear, blue skies when good ‘ol Aunt Em starts whining about her arthritis flaring up and her joints becoming painful and stiff. She lets everyone know that bad weather is upon us with confidence. You swear the weatherman said it was going to be a glorious afternoon, but lo and behold, Auntie is
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3
Jan

How to Avoid Lower Back Pain When Golfing?

Lower back pain can hinder anyone’s golf game. If you are suffering from back pain or worried about it having a negative effect on your game, then take notice of these 4 ways to keep your back pain and golf game in check. The Warm-Up There’s never a time to be more antsy than right before tee time! This is
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11
Dec

Scoliosis and Effects on the Human Body

Disrupting the alignment of the back in nearly 2% of the American population, scoliosis is causing many to suffer quietly. Many people are unaware of what it is and just how it affects the body. Let’s take a look at what scoliosis is, how it affects the body, possible treatments options and why surgery might not be the answer for
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30
Nov

New Year’s Resolution

This the season for jolly good cheer, potluck lunches galore, sweet treats as far as the eye can see and belts that can no longer buckle. When we think about the holiday season we have a lot to be grateful for and much to celebrate. However, the amount that many Americans tend to celebrate has a huge impact on weight
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7
Nov

Staying in shape before the holidays

Turkey dinner, turkey dinner, Gather round, gather round, Who will get the drumstick, Yummy, yummy drumstick, All sit down, all sit down. Cornbread muffins, chestnut stuffing, Pudding pie, one foot high, All of us were thinner, Until we came to dinner, Me, oh, my! Me, oh, my! If you are familiar with that tune, then you know exactly what is
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2
Nov

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people will undergo the knife in attempt to correct some form of back pain or injury. The very real and unfortunate truth is that surgery may not fix the pain and turn into what is called failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS). It can be a devastating turn of events for anyone experiencing chronic back
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9
Oct

What is Regenerative Medicine?

Changing the face of modern medicine has come the breakthrough technology of regenerative medicine. In the past, many practitioners were stuck with only being able to treat the symptoms of pain that the aging population were suffering from. It is a frustrating practice to only be able to treat symptoms instead of the actual cause. Now, with advancements in regenerative
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3
Oct

Sciatica Pain

The leading cause of job-related injury in the United States is due to back pain. In fact, 80% of adults will suffer from lower back pain in their lifetime. A common and very painful type of back pain is called sciatic nerve pain. Finding the cause of this pain and having a proper exam can lead to a quicker and
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