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Your Top FAQ About Our Clinical Trials

Do you suffer from chronic pain that isn't responding to traditional treatments? Becoming part of a clinical trial can give you access to cutting-edge treatment options for your pain. Here's answers to your most frequently-asked questions about our clinical trials. What is a clinical trial? A clinical trial is a type of study examining one [...]

2017-05-15T17:19:12-07:00May 17th, 2017|Tags: , |2 Comments

Fibromyalgia Research Looks Ahead To 3 Emerging Treatments

Notoriously difficult to diagnose, fibromyalgia causes very real pain to those affected by it despite remaining a mystery in many other ways. A musculoskeletal disorder, it’s characterized by a lowered pain threshold and extra sensitivity to situations that would cause an unaffected person no pain at all. Fibromyalgia research is constantly looking for emerging therapies [...]

2017-04-22T14:14:01-07:00May 1st, 2017|Tags: , |Comments Off on Fibromyalgia Research Looks Ahead To 3 Emerging Treatments

4 Cutting-Edge Technologies Reflect Changing View of Neurostimulation

Back in 1965, Melczak and Wall published their Gate Control Theory, which led to dramatic changes in the medical community’s understanding of pain and, eventually, to the development of new types of treatment for pain. Per the Gate Control Theory, the brain sometimes regulates incoming pain signals from the body, making them seem less intense. [...]

2017-02-14T12:26:37-07:00February 14th, 2017|Tags: , |2 Comments

Newly FDA-Approved VertiFlex Superion Offers Back Pain Relief

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 [...]

2016-12-12T16:24:30-07:00December 13th, 2016|Tags: , , |10 Comments

Arizona Pain Specialists Is Actively Recruiting For 
Clinical Trials

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

2016-10-24T14:01:35-07:00October 12th, 2016|Tags: , , |4 Comments

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 [...]

The Latest Opioid Addiction Statistics

There has been a lot of controversy over the last few years about the risks and benefits of opioid painkillers as well as how they are used in treating chronic pain. It is important to note, however, that this does not include certain patients such as those diagnosed with cancer or those who are undergoing [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:43-07:00August 26th, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Latest Opioid Addiction Statistics

5 New Prescription Pain Medication Research Findings

Pain is almost never a good sign and it affects more people in the U.S. than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. The main treatment for pain comes from prescription pain medications most of which are known as opioids. These meds are extremely valuable when fighting chronic pain, but can lead to some serious side [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:44-07:00August 24th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 5 New Prescription Pain Medication Research Findings

What Is The Low FODMAP Diet (And Does It Work)?

Digestive distress is something that most people can understand. Beyond stomachaches, however, there are more serious conditions that can start with abdominal pain. Irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease are two examples of serious chronic conditions that affect the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Neither disorder has a known root cause so treating them can be [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:45-07:00August 19th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What Is The Low FODMAP Diet (And Does It Work)?