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Don’t Get on the Bad Side of Your Tendons

At Summit Healthcare Pain Clinic, we see lots of patients with tendinitis. Basically, the term simply means the inflammation or irritation of a tendon. Our tendons are the thick fibrous cords that attach our muscles to our bones. Let’s get...

More About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a painful condition that affects the bones and muscles, creating widespread pain. Unfortunately, there is no cure. The key is to helping the patient manage the condition and handle the pain. As a pain specialist, Dr. Trujillo and...

The Amplified Pain of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects the bones and muscles. It is characterized by widespread muscle and joint pain and fatigue. Although not fully understood, researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain and spinal...

Addressing that Tingling and Burning Down Your Leg

In this month’s first blog, we discussed sciatica, a condition where nerve roots in the lumbar spine become compressed, leading to pain that runs down through the buttocks and into the leg on one side. It’s estimated that up to...

The Sciatic Nerve and that Tingling Leg

Tingling in anticipation when we were kids was a good thing. Like when waiting for Christmas morning to arrive, or when going to your first haunted house. Now that we’re older, tingling usually is a sign of problems. Tingling in...

Part 2 on Picking the Right Office Chair

In this month’s first blog we delved into three criteria you need to use when either shopping for a new office chair or lobbying for one with the company purchasing manager. This kind of attention to your chair and how...

Picking the Right Desk Chair for Your Back

At Summit Healthcare Pain Clinic, Dr. Trujillo sees patients with chronic back pain pretty much every day. It’s estimated that four out of five people will have some period of serious back pain in their lives. Back pain is the...

More About Those Pesky Facet Joints

In August’s first sweaty blog, we discussed your facet joints and a problem that develops as we age known as facet joint syndrome. The facet joints connect our vertebrae on the back side, allowing the spine to bend forward and...

Facet Joint Syndrome

In the human body, joints connect two or more bones. Their primary purpose is to allow motion between those bones. We all think of joints as our knees, hips, or shoulders, but there are lots of joints throughout the body....

That Pain in the Hip

Our hips are pretty amazing. They provide stability for the body when we walk. When we jump or create other impact, our hips take the impact. That’s why our hip joints are among the largest and strongest on our bodies....

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