Alternative Physical Medicine

Should You Get a Cortisone Shot for Low Back Pain?

Should you get a cortisone shot for low back pain? Many patients come to our alternative medicine clinic in Lakewood, Colorado dire straits when it comes to low back pain from a herniated, bulging or degenerated disc. Oftentimes the standard course of action is (in sequential order) : anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, cortico-steroid injections and then surgery. That sequence of events or rec... Read More »

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Sarapin: A Healthy Alternative to Cortisone

Alternatives to Cortisone: Sarapin Injections   When it comes to chronic pain management – especially in regards to muscle nerve and joint pain – the go-to treatment these days is cortisone. Cortisone has a great track record of being effective when it comes to both the management of pain and the reduction of inflammation. It’s important to note that cortisone is a chemical compound that owes... Read More »

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The ALCAT Test: An Individualized Food Blueprint

  Have you been to the doctor multiple times and no matter what tests he or she orders, they can’t seem to find any major answers? Or on the other side of the fence, are your aches and ailments starting to accumulate like a cluttered closet? There is no end-all, be-all, cure-all when it comes to optimum health, but there is one thing I know for certain- you are what you eat. More appropriatel... Read More »

All-Natural Trigger Point Injections – Sarapin

All-Natural Trigger Point Injections – Sarapin

All- Natural Trigger Point Injections as a Safe and Effective Alternative to Cortisone Have you ever heard of Sarapin? Odds are you probably haven’t. However, if you’ve ever suffered from chronic back, neck, or joint pain the odds are overwhelming that you have probably heard of or received Cortisone (a cortico-steroid). Serapin, however is used in all-natural trigger point injections. So wh... Read More »