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20
Nov

Shaping Up and Staying Healthy Before the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us now mixed with all the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic, staying healthy has never been more important. Everyone is doing their best to follow all the recommendations of staying healthy through a viral pandemic, but that also doesn’t negate the fact that we tend to bulk up during the time of copious amounts of
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5
Nov

Top 3 Common Golf Pains Keeping you from Swinging

Arizona is home to over 300 traditional and challenging golf courses. It is no wonder that people flock here to enjoy a round or two of golf in some of the country’s best winter weather. 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
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25
Oct

Ways to Strengthen and Care For Your Joints

Joint pain is problematic for many people as they age. With age comes loss of bone mass and muscle which can be very troubling. Caring for your joints as you age becomes a very important topic for many. There are things you can work on right now to improve the health of your joints. Here are ways to strengthen and
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7
Oct

Hip Pain Causes and Treatments

Hip pain can be a very common occurrence for a variety of reasons. It could be the hip joint causing pain or an issue with the muscles, ligaments or tendons wreaking havoc on your body. There could also be diseases and conditions of which cause pain stemming from your hips. What you should know is that your hips can withstand
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25
Sep

Free Resources and Tips to Improve Your Mental Health

One of the biggest side effects of a global pandemic has been the slump in mental health for many people around the world. Routines have changed, people have been quarantined, fear has grown over the virus, there is no certainty or end in sight. Businesses are open one day and then shut the next. Schools can’t seem to get off
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6
Sep

Types of Headaches and How to Treat Them

Not all headaches are created equally. Oftentimes, headaches can really ruin your day. If they become more persistent, intense or unbearable then you might need extra help solving the problem. Here are just a few different types of head pain and how to treat them. 1. Migraines A severe throbbing sensation felt on one side of your head (left or
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24
Aug

Yoga Poses and Exercises to Manage Back Pain and Bad Posture

Bad posture and back pain plague millions of Americans. Adjusting to just the right ergonomic desk position, wrenching our necks downward to see our cell phones or constantly bending over the wrong way can wreak havoc on our backs. Many people hunch over as they try to type on their laptop or find that new muscles are tensing up as
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7
Aug

Anxiety: Who is at Risk and How to Manage It

When there is a deadline to meet, a high stakes decision to make or you are waiting for an answer that you have zero control over, you understand the feeling of those butterflies flipping around your stomach, almost making it impossible not to throw up. Welcome to anxiety. We all deal with anxiety in our lives at some point and
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22
Jul

Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease

It ranks sixth as the leading cause of death among Americans and it appears to be on the rise. It is a scary disease with a slow onset and signs that are often overlooked. Alzheimer’s can leave you or your loved ones nearly unrecognizable towards the end. The sad part is that there is no cure. Alzheimer’s is a type
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10
Jul

Announcing New Procedure: Intracept from Relievant Now Available in North Scottsdale.

Suffering from chronic, vertebrogenic lower back pain can now be addressed through a new procedure not performed by many doctors in North Scottsdale. Summa Pain Care in North Scottsdale is pleased to announce that Intracept from Relievant is now offered to our clients. This is a minimally invasive, FDA approved procedure that targets the basivertebral nerve with the goal of
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