What is Chronic Pain Syndrome?

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  • On February 17, 2011
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Chronic pain syndrome (CPS) is a very complex and challenging condition to many healthcare providers as it can have many different reasons for its existence in an individual suffering from chronic pain syndrome. Pain, itself, is the most common reason for individuals to see their doctor or medical professional while about 35% of individuals in […]
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Chronic Pain Sufferers Going to Great Lengths to Find Relief

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  • On January 3, 2011
  • AZ Pain Centers, chronic pain, chronic pain treatment, pain centers, pain clinics
For hundreds of years, people have often traveled great distances to seek solutions to health problems.  Those with chronic pain have left their hometowns to receive care from renowned physicians or spent time in places with climates favorable to their conditions. Today, people are still going to great lengths to secure medical care for themselves […]
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What is TMJ?

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  • On December 13, 2010
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More than 10 million Americans suffer from TMJ disorder, a condition that affects the function of the temporomandibular joint, or jaw joint. Despite this fact, TMJ remains one of the most commonly misunderstood areas of dentistry. The temporomandibular joints connect the jawbone to the skull. Located at the sides of the head near each ear, these joints play […]
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What Causes a Tension Headache?

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  • On December 6, 2010
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The exact cause of tension headaches is still unknown. It has long been believed that they are caused by muscle tension around the head and neck. However although muscle tension may be involved, there are many forms of tension headaches and some scientists now believe there is not one single cause for this type of headache. […]
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How Common is Chronic Pain

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  • On December 2, 2010
  • arthritis, arthritis pain, az pain, AZ Pain Centers, back pain, chronic pain, chronic pain treatment, low back pain, migraine headache, migraine headache treatment, pain treatment
Up to 56 Million American Adults experience chronic pain.  That is 28% of the adult population.  16 million have low back pain 48 million have arthritis—a disease associated with chronic pain 25 million have migraine pain 20 million have jaw and lower-facial pain 4 million have neuropathic pain Many people have lived with pain for […]
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Yoga Helps with Fibromyalgia Pain

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  • On November 29, 2010
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Yoga that includes gentle stretching exercises combined with meditation can lessen the symptoms of fibromyalgia, a U.S. study found. Twenty-five women diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome, took part in a 2-hour weekly yoga class for eight weeks. At the end of the study, the group reported improvements in both physical and psychological aspects […]
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Neck and Shoulder Pain…Get The Answers You Need

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  • On November 24, 2010
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Your neck and shoulders contain muscles, bones, nerves, arteries, and veins, as well as many ligaments and other supporting structures. Many conditions can cause pain in the neck and shoulder area. Some are life-threatening (such as heart attack and major trauma), and others are not so dangerous (such as simple strains or contusions). The most […]
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Sidelined by Low Back Pain????

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  • On November 5, 2010
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  Patents with subacute low back pain and/or a resulting disability that does not improve after three months are likely to become chronic low back pain sufferers, as are those with higher pain intensity or a higher kinesiophobia score, according to research published in the October issue of The Spine Journal. If you are like […]
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Does Age and Gender Play a Role in Pain?

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  • On October 31, 2010
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It is now widely believed that pain affects men and women differently. While the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone certainly play a role in this phenomenon, psychology and culture, too, may account at least in part for differences in how men and women receive pain signals. For example, young children may learn to respond to […]
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Coping with Chronic Pain…What’s the secret?

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  • On October 21, 2010
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Chronic pain affects people of all ages, races, and occupations. Severe chronic pain is a devastating health problem that affects as many as one in ten Americans (more than 25 million people). Chronic pain disables more people than cancer or heart disease. It costs the U.S. economy more than $90 billion per year in medical […]
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