In “Multipotent Mesenchymal Stem Cell Treatment for Discogenic Low Back Pain and Disc Degeneration,” Wolff and his colleagues explain the benefits and regenerative powers of nonsurgical treatments and stem cell therapies, noting continued success has the potential to create a paradigm shift in treatment of disc-generated pain and degenerative disc disease.

The race to be held on Sunday, March 6, 2016 is hosted by an all-volunteer staff of runners from the Phoenix Free Soles and staff from Southwest Spine and Sports. A portion of the race proceeds will be donated to SWSS FIRE to help support clinical research and education.

If you pick up September’s edition of Phoenix Magazine, you’ll find an article all about pain management featuring quotes from several top physicians in the Valley—including our own Dr. Lee! The article discusses the pros and cons of a variety of pain treatment options, from physical therapy to medications to surgery and how they are helping patients reclaim their active lifestyles with less or no pain.

“A huge THANK YOU to all our patients who donated and those who came out to support us on September 3rd for the #ALS #icebucketchallenge! Together with your help, Foothills Physical Therapy, Endurance Rehab and PhysioTherapy – Scottsdale we were able to raise over $3,000 to donate to the ALS Foundation! THANK YOU again, we couldn’t have done it without you!”

We are delighted to recognize Dr. Kumaraswamy for recently passing her Pain Medicine Board Certification. This is a great achievement and all of us at Southwest Spine and Sports congratulate her for her hard work.