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Has Back Surgery Failed You? How Spinal Cord Stimulation May Help with Chronic Back Pain

Failed back surgery syndrome - often referred to as FBSS - is not a syndrome at all but simply a descriptive term. The term is used to describe patients who have had spine surgery, but are still in pain. Spine surgery can either decompress a…

Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis – Methods to Delay or Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

There are more than 100 types of arthritis and osteoarthritis is the most common form - affecting an estimated 30 million people in the US (according to the Arthritis Foundation). As pain doctors in Chandler, we see many knee osteoarthritis…

Arthritis Myths Debunked – an Infographic by Chandler’s Leading Pain Specialists

Arthritis is a very common joint disease, but it is poorly understood. In fact, countless misconceptions abound around the topic of arthritis pain. Chandler pain doctors - Dr. Naveen Reddy and Dr. Maziar Massrour - debunk the most common arthritis…

Facet Joint Pain and Nerve Blocks

When your neck or back hurts all the time it can be incredibly debilitating and have a negative impact on your quality of life. You may no longer be able to participate in activities you once loved and you may feel short-tempered, sad and even…

The Importance of Administering Precise Nerve Blocks and Joint Injections

Nerve blocks, ganglion blocks, paravertebral blocks, trigger point, tendon and joint injections can all be very effective methods for treating chronic pain conditions. When you are suffering with degenerative disc disease, a facet joint disorder,…

All About Intercostal Nerve Block

What Is Intercostal Nerve Block? An intercostal nerve block is an outpatient procedure that is performed to relieve chest wall/thoracic pain from various sources including fractures, surgical scars and shingles (herpes zoster). This treatment is…

Trigger Point Injections – They Provide Pain Relief!

Do you have muscle pain that keeps you up at night? Is one side of your body experiencing muscle tenderness followed by fatigue or spasms? Trigger points are painful and irritable areas in muscles or fascia, which can cause referred pain in…

Becoming Pain Free With Radiofrequency Ablation

Are you experiencing chronic pain with no relief? Or, have you been diagnosed with degeneration of joints from arthritis? Apex Pain Specialists, a Chandler pain treatment center, uses effective interventional procedures to address patient…

3 Ways to Minimize Chronic Pain during Super Bowl Parties

Last year over 111.5 million TV viewers tuned in to catch the NFL highlight of the year, the Super Bowl. Chances are, you or someone you know participates in this big game day by watching and cheering for a favorite team. With all the mingling and…

New Year. New Insurance.

New Year…New Insurance- What Does That Mean For Your Coverage? Insurance companies are allowed to increase their insurance premiums each year. Private insurance plans are allowed to increase their premiums, and with the updates to the new…