Back Pain


Kyphoplasty | Compression Fracture | Back Pain Phoenix Mesa Scottsdale

25 Jun Kyphoplasty

Low back pain is one of the most common reasons patients present to their physician. In fact, up to 84% of adults will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. While for most patients, the episodes are self-limited, there are more concerning...

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What is this “sugar water” injection? | Prolotherapy - bottles with Dextrose syrup

20 May Prolotherapy 101: What is this “sugar water” injection that everyone is talking about? And how can it help with healing and pain?

Prolotherapy has been around since the 1930s when Dr. Earl Gedney, an osteopathic physician, developed a technique to heal his own injured ligaments when he hyperextended his thumb on closing surgical doors.1 However, in the 1950s Dr. George Hackett named the technique, prolotherapy, after observing...

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Low Back Pain in Mesa - person rubbing neck

23 Oct Can Texting Cause Pain?

If you are an adult in the United States, chances are that you are spending more than 10 hours per day staring at a screen. This includes the time we spend each day focused on our smartphones, computers, tablets and in front of the television....

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We are still here for you. We are now conducting tele health visits in addition to in-office appointments for evaluation and management of your pain complaints. Please call us for more information. (602) 840-0681