Joint and Limb Pain in Scottsdale, AZ

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About Joint and Limb Pain

Are you one of the 30% of Americans who suffers from acute or chronic joint pain at least once a month? Joint pain can be caused by a number of different things, including osteoarthritis, injury, prolonged abnormal posture, or repetitive motion.

Even mild joint pain is a debilitating condition that can make it difficult to perform even simple daily activities like walking or driving. Fortunately, there are a variety of treatment options available to help you minimize or eliminate your pain and help you get back to living a healthy, productive life.

At Southwest Spine & Sports, our team of specialists is highly trained in the field of regenerative medicine, specifically PRP and the latest scientific advancements in biologic therapies.

Common Causes

  • Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus
  • Bursitis
  • Chondromalacia patellae
  • Gout (especially found in the big toe)
  • Infections caused by a virus
  • Injury, such as a fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteomyelitis (bone infection)
  • Septic arthritis (joint infection)
  • Tendinitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Unusual exertion or overuse, including strains or sprains

What Are the Symptoms of Joint and Limb Pain?

Joint and/or limb pain may present with any number of symptoms, including:

  • Swelling
  • Stiffness
  • Numbness
  • Tenderness and bruising
  • Clicking or grinding sounds at the joint
  • Trouble with movement and limited range of motion
  • Issues straightening a limb
  • Muscle cramping
  • Redness and warmth

If you are dealing with any of these symptoms and they are affecting your daily activities, Southwest Spine and Sports can help. Contact us at your earliest convenience to schedule an appointment and learn more about treatment options.

If you're among the many Americans experiencing joint and limb pain, relief is within reach at Southwest Spine & Sports. Under the expert guidance of Dr. Wolff, our team specializes in advanced regenerative medicine, offering cutting-edge treatments like PRP injections. We'll first diagnose the root cause of your pain, whether it's due to osteoarthritis, autoimmune diseases, or injuries, among other possibilities. From there, we'll customize a treatment plan tailored to your needs to alleviate your symptoms and enhance your overall quality of life. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and embark on your journey to effective pain relief.

PRP for Joint Pain

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is a safe, effective and all-natural way to heal damaged joints, including shoulders, knees, hips, ankles, fingers, and more. PRP consists of a small sample of your own blood, spun in a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets and then injected into the injured area. Medical research and intensive studies are leading the way to the tremendous benefits offered by PRP for patients suffering from low back pain, with the goal of enhancing the body’s ability to naturally heal itself.

Therapy for Joint Pain

The latest scientific advancements in regenerative medicine, are another nonsurgical alternative to pain management that has been practiced since the early 1990s and uses the body’s own biologics to treat all manner of degenerative conditions, including joint pain. Biologics therapy can be transferred directly into the site of the joint or disc injury safely and effectively in an outpatient facility, without resorting to surgery. The latest scientific advancements in regenerative medicine has been proven to be extremely effective and is quickly increasing in popularity among patients of all ages.

What Are the Risk Factors for Joint and Limb Pain?

A number of risk factors exist for patients experiencing joint and limb pain. During your visit, we'll listen to your goals and concerns in order to find a way to best treat the problem and mitigate these risks. However, if left untreated, these risks could include:

  • Arthritis
  • Obesity
  • Depression, anxiety, and/or stress
  • Overuse of muscles

Get Effective Relief for Your Pain

You don't have to live with pain, discomfort, and a reduced quality of life, no matter the cause or location of your joint or limb pain. At Southwest Spine & Sports, Dr. Michael Wolff and his experienced team can diagnose the root cause of your pain and devise a personalized treatment plan with multiple treatment options including PRP injections to help you find relief. Contact our Scottsdale, AZ office today to learn more and to schedule a consultation.


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How common is joint and limb pain?
As we mentioned, 30% of Americans suffer from some form of joint or limb pain at least once a month. At Southwest Spine & Sports, our practitioners see patients for conditions such as osteoarthritis or an overuse injury. Our patients often come to see us out of frustration because they aren't getting results from traditional care.
How is joint and limb pain diagnosed?
During a pain evaluation, our team can identify the well-known "red flags" of chronic pain. This helps to make an accurate diagnosis and provide a treatment plan that addresses your specific needs. We may also ask about your health history and lifestyle. This approach allows us to see the bigger picture and determine what treatments are right for you.
What if joint and limb pain goes untreated?
If you don't address your joint and limb pain, you may suffer from the consequences. These include an inability to perform daily tasks, chronic fatigue, or feeling depressed or anxious. Patients in Scottsdale, AZ, are encouraged to visit a healthcare professional as soon as possible to avoid these complications.
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I have been seeing predominantly Dr Wolff and Shelia Janisch for several years. Most recently with debilitating SI joint pain after two fusion revisions. I’m forever grateful to Southwest Spine team for helping me to heal. I thought the relentless shooting pain through my foot would never tone down to a level 5 pain. I’m grateful we persisted through several medications and nerve blocks to manage my pain.

C.R. Yelp

Below the waist I am an orthopedic mess. I've had several back injections from Spine and Sports specifically Dr. Wolff. I've had knee injections. I've had hip injections. All are arthritic conditions and wear conditions that have been quite painful. Dr. Wolff and his staff particularly Sheila Janisch have been absolutely spectacular in their care and their friendliness.

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Dr. Wolff changed my life twice! The first time he treated me for severe lower lumbar pain that had plagued me for over 20 years. After his prescribed treatments I was pain free for 2 years. Then after I was rear-ended in an car accident,  I had lower back, hip and SI joint pain that was once again quite debilitating. After many months of physical therapy trying to resolve the issues,  Dr. Wolff’s pain management treatments once again got me back on my feet.  Its been nearly 3 years and I’m still feeling great!

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