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Learn the Difference Between Tennis Elbow and Golfer's Elbow Jun 16th, 2020

As we move into beautiful summer weather, you’re undoubtedly starting to up your participation in your favorite outdoor sports. If you regularly play tennis, golf, or participate in other sports or activities that involve repeatedly moving your forearms this summer, it’s important to look out for symptoms of two painful...

Torn ACL: What Now? May 26th, 2020

Participating in sports keeps us active and social at any age, and comes with numerous benefits for our physical health. While playing sports usually keeps our bodies strong and fit, being active in certain sports can also increase our risk of injury. One common injury athletic adults can experience is...

Here's How to Tell if You Have Low Testosterone Apr 28th, 2020

As men age, it’s normal for their testosterone levels to drop somewhat. But for some men, testosterone diminishes beyond expected levels, causing you to develop clinically low testosterone. According to testosterone therapy specialist Hasan Badday, MD, of Pacific Pain & Regenerative Medicine, low testosterone can diminish your quality of life...

What Is Exosome Therapy? Mar 9th, 2020

As your body ages, you can start to feel less like yourself. Your older body becomes less efficient at producing stem cells and exosomes, which are key to helping you heal from illness and injury, increase your energy levels, and maintain your stamina. Thanks to an innovative new treatment called...

How Regenerative Medicine Is Revolutionizing Pain Management Feb 1st, 2020

If you have arthritis or other chronic joint pain or injuries, you know how debilitating the pain can feel. Fortunately, good news is here for those with musculoskeletal conditions: An innovative new treatment has arrived that will relieve your pain and help you regain your quality of life. Hasan Badday,...

Lifestyle Changes to Help Prevent Spinal Stenosis Jan 1st, 2020

There’s no escaping the age-related changes that happen in your spine as you get older. However, staying proactive about your health can reduce your risk factors for degenerative spine conditions, especially spinal stenosis. Hasan Badday, MD, is a highly skilled interventional pain management specialist who regularly treats patients with chronic...

Living With Chronic Pain Dec 1st, 2019

Chronic pain can derail your entire life, making it impossible to perform the smallest tasks or enjoy your favorite things. That’s because, unlike acute pain (like a sprained ankle or stubbed toe), chronic pain doesn’t disappear after a few weeks or months when you heal. Instead, your pain continues, creeping...

What Pain Conditions Can IV Therapy Help Relieve? Nov 1st, 2019

About 20% of Americans suffer from some type of chronic pain. A number of illnesses, conditions, and injuries can cause chronic pain and make it difficult to complete basic tasks and enjoy life. When you have chronic pain, you need treatment solutions that quickly and effectively relieve your pain at...

Here’s How Arthritis Affects Your Joints Oct 1st, 2019

If you have arthritis symptoms, you’re not alone. An estimated 50 million Americans are living with arthritis, including children.  At Pacific Pain and Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Hasan Badday understands the impact arthritis has on your joints and your quality of life. That’s why he offers the most effective solutions to...

What Is Medication Management? Sep 1st, 2019

It can be challenging, frustrating, and even isolating to live with a chronic health condition, but it’s not at all uncommon. Heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, kidney disease, and other long-term illnesses affect millions of adults in the United States—60 percent of Americans have at least one chronic disease, and...

What's Causing Your Pelvic Pain? Aug 2nd, 2019

Whether you’re biologically male or female, your pelvic area houses a number of organs and structures that can cause pain when they’re not functioning optimally. Pelvic pain is sometimes diffuse and hard to pin down, or it can be extremely localized and intense. The area where you experience pain, as...

What is the Most Common use of IV Pain Treatment? Jul 17th, 2019

When it comes to treating your pain, you want the most effective medication — and medicine delivery system — that is available. While you take some pain medications orally, others can be administered intravenously, going directly into your bloodstream so they can deliver rapid, adjustable relief.  At Pacific Pain and...

Common Food Triggers Migraine Sufferers Should Avoid Jun 13th, 2019

An unexpected migraine can keep you down for hours or days, forcing you to miss work or other activities while you deal with debilitating pain and other symptoms. Lots of different things can trigger migraines, from stress to sensory inputs. For about 10% of migraine sufferers, foods are a migraine...

The Benefits of CBD Oil in Pain Management May 21st, 2019

Do you suffer chronic pain from arthritis, or extreme nausea from chemotherapy? You may have tried other pain-relieving drugs, but have yet to find one that actually works for you. Or maybe you’re afraid to try pain relievers because of the high addiction rate and possible side effects. You may...

Are Epidural Steroid Injections Safe? Apr 4th, 2019

When back pain strikes, it can limit your life in innumerable ways, leaving you to cast about for a solution that will bring you much-needed relief. One of those solutions is an epidural steroid injection, which relieves the inflammation and the pain almost immediately. But are they safe? The answer...

Can BOTOX® Really Relieve Migraines? Mar 20th, 2019

You know BOTOX® can banish crow’s feet and frown lines. But did you know it can also relieve and even prevent migraines? It’s true. In 2010, BOTOX received FDA approval for treating and preventing migraines. The road to this approval was serendipitous. Doctors treating patients for cosmetic issues like crow’s...

How to Tell if You Have Testosterone Deficiency Feb 1st, 2019

Produced by the testicles, testosterone gives men their male characteristics, including a muscular build and deep voice. While testosterone levels decline naturally with age, men can experience a range of distressing physical and psychological symptoms when levels dip below normal. You’re diagnosed with testosterone deficiency when your levels are below...

5 Common Pain Injections and How They Work Jan 17th, 2019

Pain is a protective mechanism to communicate to your brain that you need to react. Specialized nerves notice tissue damage and send pain signals up your spine to your brain. Once you’re aware of the pain, you can decide how to react to keep yourself safe. However, if you’ve struggled...

How Stem Cell Therapy Speeds Recovery from Tendon Tears and Other Sports Injuries Dec 20th, 2018

When you’re living with a tendon tear or other musculoskeletal issue, your recovery can be slow and keep you on the sidelines. But here at Pacific Pain and Regenerative Medicine in Irvine, California, Dr.  Hasan Badday relies on innovative regenerative medicine treatments using stem cells. Stem cell therapy triggers healing...