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Research Updates: Progress in Stem Cells Research for Degenerative Disc Disease

By Ted Swing, Ph.D The most common type of chronic pain is low back pain. This has several possible causes, such as degeneration of the facet joints in the back or pressure on the spinal cord or branches of nerves which can result from misalignment of the levels of the spine, bulging of the spinal [...]

2016-10-24T14:02:46-07:00December 16th, 2015|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Research Updates: Progress in Stem Cells Research for Degenerative Disc Disease

From The Lab: A Research Study Recap

By Ted Swing, Ph.D Clinical research studies are a critical tool for the advancement of pain medicine. They provide evidence that the Food and Drug Administration uses to decide if a new treatment is safe and effective enough to approve for use in treating a particular condition. These studies can also help convince insurers that [...]

2015-10-08T10:07:04-07:00October 13th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on From The Lab: A Research Study Recap

CASCADE Study

By Ted Swing, PhD & Tory McJunkin, MD Arizona Pain Specialists is currently taking part in a medical research study called the CASCADE study. The study is looking at a potential new treatment (an investigational product) for degenerative disc disease. The investigational product is made from a certain type of adult stem cell and has [...]

2016-10-24T14:03:10-07:00August 15th, 2015|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on CASCADE Study