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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.
17
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.
17
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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17
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.
17
Apr

Veterans PTSD & Chronic Pain:

Every year veterans return home, many suffering from trauma, there’s a need to help transition them back into civilian life. One of the biggest obstacles to this process is the coping process. Unfortunately, more than 44 percent of U.S. military suffer from chronic pain after combat deployment, according to a report by JAMA Internal Medicine. If that isn’t enough, more
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17
Apr

Traveling for the Holidays? Here are Three Tips for Managing Pain:

For many of us, the holidays are a busy time for travel, as we hit the road or jump on a flight to see family and friends. And, while this time of year is all about spending time with those we love, it can often be interrupted by pain induced by traveling conditions. Here are some helpful tips for avoiding
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17
Apr

Digital Device Injuries:

Being attached to a smartphone, may not seem like a big deal now, but research shows it has more than a few serious downsides later on in life. Virtually unheard of two years ago, “text neck” is a repetitive strain injury that’s becoming more common as more people hunch over smartphones. When your spine is in a neutral position, the
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17
Apr

Pain management After A Car Accident:

Car accidents–they happen in seconds. Even though car accidents can create different injuries for different people, there are many common injuries that create problems for everybody. In fact, more than 70 percent of people who visit the emergency room after a car crash still feel pain six weeks later, according to a study from the University of North Carolina School
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17
Apr

Opioid Addiction Dangers: Health Issues: Pain Management:

When it comes to pain management, there are many different ways that doctors choose to handle the treatment. Some are holistic, some rely on opioid prescriptions. While opioids can be beneficial in small doses, they do have dangerous side effects that you should be aware of. Below are the top dangers associated with opioid use, you should be aware of.
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17
Apr

Activities to Help Your Adolescent with Back Pain

Back pain can affect all ages, including kids and teens. While younger children tend to have short-lived back pain due to less severe stresses on the back, adolescents are more likely to suffer from injuries that might result in back pain. The good news? There are activities that will help alleviate any pain or tension in young kids and adolescents.
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