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Does Medication For Lower Back Pain Actually Work?

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 [...]

2017-01-11T17:05:21-07:00January 30th, 2017|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Does Medication For Lower Back Pain Actually Work?

6 Of The Best Exercises For Lower Back Pain You Probably Haven’t Tried

Lower back pain is one of the nation’s most common health concerns. It accounts for 40% of all missed time from work. The good news is that 90% of patients will improve on their own without a doctor’s help. The best exercises for lower back pain can help you strengthen your muscles, while reducing the [...]

2016-11-11T14:13:34-07:00November 28th, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 6 Of The Best Exercises For Lower Back Pain You Probably Haven’t Tried

14 Of The Best Stretches For Lower Back Pain

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 [...]

2016-11-02T16:42:15-07:00November 21st, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 14 Of The Best Stretches For Lower Back Pain

Actively Recruiting For Lower Back Pain Clinical Trials (And More!)

Clinical researchers test a variety of new treatments for various medical conditions. Those that prove successful receive approval and eventually become a part of the standard treatments for that condition. This research is incredibly important and we are committed to advancing the practice of pain medicine by taking part in clinical trials, in areas such [...]

Relieve Middle Back Pain With These Exercises

Middle back pain can be a tricky subject and many patients never find out the root cause of it. This is in part due to how complex the back is: it is made up of bones, joints, muscles, and ligaments, each of which can be affected in multiple different ways. This can be seen by [...]

2016-07-13T16:57:22-07:00July 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Relieve Middle Back Pain With These Exercises

Spinal Cord Stimulation For Failed Back Surgery Patients

Pain is a complex thing and it is the number one reason why people in the U.S. search for help via the healthcare system. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, chronic pain is the most common cause of long-term disability. It can also be a barrier to treatment, accounts for a [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:51-07:00July 13th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Spinal Cord Stimulation For Failed Back Surgery Patients

What’s Going On In The Research Department? Find Out Now!

By Ted Swing, Ph.D New treatments for many different medical conditions are being developed, tested, and approved all the time through the process of clinical research. We feel this research is incredibly important, and we are committed to advancing the practice of pain medicine by taking part in clinical trials. This means enrolling and treating [...]

2016-10-24T14:02:34-07:00February 10th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What’s Going On In The Research Department? Find Out Now!

July on Arizona Pain: Back Pain Uncovered

Back pain is one of the most common, costly, and life-diminishing health concerns. Fortunately, it’s also highly treatable. That’s why we dedicated the month of July to exploring upper and lower back pain, including its causes and treatments. Back pain ranks among one of the most common health concerns. Fortunately, relief is in sight. Arizona [...]

2016-10-24T14:03:13-07:00July 31st, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on July on Arizona Pain: Back Pain Uncovered

What Chiropractic Methods Are Used To Treat Low Back Pain?

A chiropractor’s signature technique of treating low back pain is spinal manipulation, with the stereotypical popping noise that’s actually the sound of a gas bubble releasing between joints. Did you know that there are multiple types of spinal manipulation? Some are completed by hand and others require the help of a small, specially designed instrument. [...]