A Chili Pepper Cure: Capsaicin For Leg Pain

If you’re looking for a natural remedy for leg pain, consider capsaicin patches. Capsaicin is the active component that gives hot peppers, including cayenne and jalapeno peppers, their famous heat. Although powdered forms of this natural remedy are available, many people find patches or creams helpful for leg pain. Capsaicin patches work best for helping … Read more

Treating Chronic Leg Pain

Chronic leg pain–any type of leg pain condition that lasts for 3 months or more–is a serious condition facing many people. At Arizona Pain, we always endeavor to provide the most up-to-date information about any pain condition, while also incorporating holistic lifestyle approaches into treatment plans. If you suffer from chronic leg pain, you can … Read more

Heal An Acute Leg Injury At Home

Acute leg pain is very common, and may occur after an exercise injury, muscle overuse, or after spending too long in 1 position. Although pain can be quite severe depending on the extent of the leg injury, proper at-home care and rest frequently allows the body to heal itself without further intervention. The treatment protocol … Read more

Fish Tales: What Squid Reveal About Chronic Pain

New research focused on squid has revealed why pain may be essential to survival. A study published in Current Biology revealed that an injury caused the aquatic animals to be on high alert, which in turn helped them survive an attack by a predator. If living beings must exhibit special instincts to come out on … Read more

More Information On Epidural Steroid Injections Debate

Recently, a study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine that focused on the efficacy of steroids in epidural spinal injections for spinal stenosis pain. We posted our response to the article earlier here. The New England Journal of Medicine study suggested that the inclusion of a steroid in an epidural spinal injection does … Read more

Research Studies Update

What’s going on in the Research department. By Ted Swing, Ph.D. The development of new treatments for pain depends on studies called clinical trials. Clinical trials are studies that typically take place at many locations around the country — sometimes around the world. The study is supported by a sponsor, but the treatments are overseen … Read more

Recipe: Sunrise Muffins

These muffins are so flavorful that you’ll never know you’re eating something that’s good for you too! The secret ingredient in them is pineapple, which simultaneously makes the muffins moist on the inside and caramelizes to sugary-sweet perfection on the outside. Pineapple is naturally rich in an enzyme, called bromelain. A general health booster and … Read more

The Science of Herbal and Supplemental Medicine

By Ted Swing, Ph.D. Herbal medicines have thousands of years of history in cultures around the world. Other types of supplemental medicines make use of naturally occurring chemicals and extracts. Today, these treatments re main widely used for a variety of conditions, including conditions causing chronic pain. These treatments are regarded by the US Food … Read more

New Neck – Back Pain Treatments

Pain Clinic Now Offering Revolutionary Neck and Back Pain Treatment Originally published on PRWeb.com The leading pain clinic in Arizona is now offering a ground-breaking treatment that often provides over a year of consistent relief. Arizona Pain now treats chronic neck and back pain with radiofrequency ablation (RFA). As one of the most innovative pain … Read more

Patient Profile – Yvonne Turner Gonzalez

Yvonne, Turner-Gonzalez, 43 from Chandler, says Dr. Tory McJunkin’s care improved her quality of life. Q: What brought you to APS?I suffer from migraines, and upper/ lower back pain. My arms and legs would go numb because of radiating pain. I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, and bulging/cracked discs. Q: how are you feeling … Read more