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Armchair Quarterbacks Sustain Injuries

For sports purists, it’s hard to believe that E-Sports participants are actually referred to as “athletes” these days. More accurately, they are “gamers;” and, they generally lead extremely sedentary lifestyles. If there is an antithesis of an athlete, a gamer is usually it…unless we want to count the development of really, really, really small motor skills! In a world where […]

Junior Spivey on Premier Pain Institute

Junior Spivey on Premier Pain Institute

“Believe me…when you play baseball, you learn the names of ALL the shoulder injuries – rotator cuff tendinitis, bursitis, subluxation, impingement…you name it. Another thing you learn is to avoid surgery if at all possible. Recovery time is extensive, and return to peak performance is difficult. So, I would definitely recommend the minimally-invasive procedures offered by Premier Pain Institute. They […]

Canadians flock to Premier Pain Institute for Pain Management during winter months

Canadians flock to Premier Pain Institute for Pain Management during winter months

According to The Wall Street Journal, medical practices in Phoenix, Arizona see thousands of Canadian patients during snow-bird season. Premier Pain Institute (PPI) is among the more popular practices visited by Canadians; and, we welcome these patients with open arms. Although many praise the benefits of “free” Canadian healthcare, the wait times can be extremely lengthy. Rather than wait for […]

Prominent Scottsdale physician criticizes over-prescription of opioids to manage injury-related and chronic pain

(Scottsdale, AZ)…Five hundred percent. That is the extent to which opioid-related drug overdoses increased in the U.S. between 1999 and 2017. Equally concerning is the fact that preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that the number of overdose deaths in 2018 will be on par with 2017 at roughly 70,000. There are many reasons […]

Avoid Unnecessary Spinal Fusion Surgery

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — How many times has someone said, “You’re never the same after back surgery!” According to Scottsdale back pain specialist Sham Vengurlekar, MDPC of Premier Pain Institute, it is not said nearly enough. Spinal fusion surgery is a $40 billion dollar per year industry. However, most of these surgeries can and should be avoided, according to the Phoenix […]

Scottsdale Pain Management Doctor Vengurlekar Discusses Spinal Compression Fractures

Scottsdale Pain Management Doctor Vengurlekar Discusses Spinal Compression Fractures

Scottsdale pain management doctor explains spinal compression fractures and the best treatment methods. Spinal compression fractures are just one of the many different pain conditions that top Scottsdale pain management doctor Dr. Sham Vengurlekar treats on a daily basis. Spinal compression fractures can happen for a variety of reasons including : – Any sort of trauma that has been sustained to […]

Scottsdale Pain Management Expert Dr. V Shares Tips for Handling Back Pain

With large populations spending long periods of time in offices, improper sitting has caused Scottsdale Pain Management Expert Dr. Sham Vengurlekar to treat an increasingly growing number of patients suffering from serious back pain. Although major treatment might be required after years of practicing unhealthy habits, it is possible to make adjustments to posture as soon as possible to avoid […]