Here’s a stat for you. According to the American Chiropractic Association, one half of all working people in the U.S. admit to having back pain symptoms each year. In addition, it turns out that we spend at least $50 billion — that’s billion with a “b” — on back pain. Worse yet? That’s just for … Read more
If you’re suffering from lower back pain, new online resources and devices are available to help you better manage your pain. Here’s how to use lower back pain technology to manage your condition every single day. What is lower back pain? Back pain affects 31 million people in the U.S. at any given time, according to the … Read more
Here’s a stat for you. According to the American Chiropractic Association, one half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year. In addition, it turns out that we spend at least $50 billion — that’s billion with a “b” — on back pain. Worse yet? That’s just for identified costs, not … Read more
There are some conditions in which myths prevail as truth; back pain is one such condition. Living with pain is hard enough, though, and all the back pain facts in the world won’t change that. But by sharing this list with your loved ones, you might be able to help them learn more about your … Read more
In the fight against lower back pain, many people and their doctors reach for the same weapons: common over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications. New research on commonly recommended and prescribed lower back pain medications has found that many may actually be virtually ineffective for treating lower back pain and that medication for lower back pain may actually do … Read more
Do you suffer from chronic back pain? If so, it might be time to consider an epidural steroid injection. Epidural steroid injections allow your doctor to apply powerful, anti-inflammatory and pain-reducing medication directly into your areas of discomfort. Steroid injections are not a first line of treatment for pain, but they are used to help people combat pain who have tried other options to no avail. And even though they’re not the first-used option for pain, the injections are commonly used and can provide immense pain relief. These nine epidural steroid injection videos provide more information about this procedure.
A newly-approved device, the VertiFlex Superion, may offer chronic pain patients relief from common causes of back pain and leg pain. Read on to learn more. What causes back pain? The most common source of chronic pain is the lower back, specifically the lumbar spine. Several painful conditions can develop in the lumbar spine, such … Read more
Back pain affects millions of people in the U.S. every year and is the leading cause of disability all over the world. According to the American Chiropractic Association, 80% of the world’s population will experience back problems at some time in their lives. The best solution to combat back pain is to find an exercise and flexibility routine that will help strengthen your muscles to relieve the pain and help prevent future problems. The best stretches for lower back pain can help relieve tension in the back, reduce pain, and increase flexibility.
Our Phoenix back pain chiropractor, Dr. Chance Moore, is very familiar with how office environments can affect a person’s body. Notably, the way we sit at our desks all day can create or exacerbate lower back pain or neck pain issues. If you’re looking for relief from either of these conditions–or other workplace-related pain conditions like … Read more
July was a big month for knee and back health here at Arizona Pain. We explored a wide berth of information from each concerning causes, treatment options, pain-relieving exercises, and even new technologies. We dedicated this entire month to these two categories because pain in these areas can be a common occurrence. Knee and back … Read more