chronic pain Archives

Phoenix Doctor 1st in Arizona to utilize Innovative implant

Dr Lisa Stearns_CPSC

An innovative, first-of-its-kind MRI-safe neurostimulator recently released from Medtronic is now available in Arizona at Center for Pain and Supportive Care in Phoenix to patients suffering from chronic pain, but whose reoccurring need for MRI scans prohibited neurostimulation as a treatment option. Dr. Lisa Stearns considered the world’s leading physician in intrathecal drug delivery and… Read More →

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Glendale


Arizona’s first legal medical marijuana dispensary is to open in Glendale two years after voters approved the use of the drug to treat certain health problems such as chronic pain and cancer. The Glendale dispensary is among 96 applicants chosen through a lottery system for 126 geographic areas across the state. While the law allows… Read More →