During certain times of the year, our team may see an influx of patients reporting surges in their pain levels. The summer and wintertime are two such seasons that can lead to an increase in appointments. This can happen for many reasons, but the pain specialists at TriState Pain Institute speculate that the dramatic changes in weather can cause increases in pain. We’ve written about the effects weather has on the body in many of our blogs, but we’ve never addressed whether or not monsoons can worsen a patient’s chronic pain.
What is a monsoon?
If you’re new to Arizona, you may be unfamiliar with monsoons. These large-scale weather patterns cause a seasonal wind shift, which can result in precipitation and... Read more