Dr. Armen

Dr. Armen Derian, M.D. Care Philosophy Dr. Derian is a compassionate physician who treats every patient like he would his own family. Specialties Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine Biography Dr. Armen Derian is the medical director at Bonzai Regen Medical Group where our focus is on interventional pain management. We achieve this by providing effective, state-of-the-art pain management techniques from multiple disciplines. Dr. Derian works with a multidisciplinary team that provides periodic evaluations of significant patient progress toward return-to-work or functional living and lifestyle goals. Dr. Derian is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, sports medicine, and interventional pain medicine. He is licensed to practice medicine in the California, Arizona, & Florida. He is the current medical director for Bonzai Regen Pain Relief Center in Glendale, Arizona. Dr. Derian is originally from southern California where he graduated from the prestigious David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles in 2013. He was a former Chief Resident at University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the UCSF- Fresno and Pain Management Fellowship at the world renowned Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Derian has published various scientific papers on stem cell therapy in various medical journals. Dr. Derian’s area of expertise is in regenerative medicine and non-invasive pain management.

What you need to know about Occipital Nerve Blocks

Occipital Nerve Explained What is an Occipital nerve block? An Occipital nerve block is an injection of numbing medicine next to the Occipital nerves. They are located in either side of the scalp originating at the Neck. There is both a Greater and Lesser Occipital Nerve. Either one can produce pain. Neither has a motor …

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Get a Doctor on your side in Workers compensation case

Workers Comp Patients Qualified Medical Examiner Just like personal injury cases, it is important to go to the right injury doctor and even more important to avoid the wrong doctors. Before we go on, we need to make sure you understand the goal of a medical appointment. The first goal for the patient is to work with …

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How to know you have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments of RA What is RA? RA is an Inflammation disorder Arthr means joints and itis is inflammation. Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that mostly effects the joints but can also involve other organ systems like the skin or lungs as well. A healthy joint typically has two bones covered …

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How to treat Shoulder joint pain

Treatment for Shoulder pain Common sports injury (shoulder) Sports related shoulder injuries covers areas from simple overuse injuries such as tendonitis all the way up to dislocations, rotated cuff tears and even degenerative arthritis. People active in overhead sports such as Tennis, baseball, and swimming have higher incidences of shoulder injury and pain. Activity modification …

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What to expect with Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency Ablation procedure Knee pain procedure Most common type knee pain comes from Osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease. This is losing joint space and cartilage that causes pain and swelling in the knee. Treatments include steroid injections and exercise or even knee replacements to help with knee pain. In the last couple years, a new …

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Calm swelling of joints with Peripheral Joint Injections

Injections to stop pain Joint injections A peripheral joint injection is a type of treatment for all patients with swollen or painful joints. It is a process that helps physicians determine the cause of swelling in a diagnostic stand point. It can also be used as a therapeutic as well. Injection treatments are used to …

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Say bye to back pain after steroid injection

Epidural Steroid Injection Numb Pain Spinal degeneration Spinal Degeneration is the gradual loss of structure and function of the spine. This condition can be very painful. The Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection is a simple procedure to treat lower back pain. The Inject with a small needle through the skin, right next to the lower …

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Inflammation doesn’t body good

Chronic Inflammation The word Inflammation derives from the latin “inflammare” which means to set on fire. Joint pain after a workout or redness and swelling after a sprain are considered types of Inflammation, more specifically called acute inflammation. Acute Inflammation Acute inflammation is specific to inflammation to one area of the body during an injury. …

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