Back Pain

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 »

Back Injuries – Explained

Back Injuries – Explained

Back injuries can rain on your parade like nothing else. Your back is probably the most under appreciated yet uncared for part of the body. More often than not, the back suffers an injury at least once in a person’s lifetime. Read More »

Common Sciatica Causes

Common Sciatica Causes

Sciatica causes develop when one or more of the nerve roots located in the lower back get compressed. Its symptoms involve mild to intense pain in the lower back or the legs. Sciatica causes may differ from one person to another. Read More »

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss To Lose Inches and Pain

Maintaining a healthy weight has a whole host of benefits and should be the pursuit of each of us in order to be at our best. One of my favorite ways to lose weight natrually and in a healthy fashion is through what is called intermittent fasting. Read More »

Laser Treatment for Back Pain – Now In Denver

Class IV K-lase treatment for back pain can be a very effective, conservative treatment for lower back pain, lumbar arthritis, or even pain from a herniated disc or sciatica. Read More »

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Top 10 Anti-inflammatory Foods For Pain Relief

Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods 1. Grass Fed Beef – Surprised to see the top anti-inflammatory foods list? Contrary to popular opinion, not all red meat is bad. Red meat that has been pumped full of hormones and antibiotics and raised in unsanitary conditions is the menace. Free-range pasture-fed livestock contains a high amount of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids. While not in as high a... Read More »

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Back Pain Causes: It Takes Detective Work…Are Those Tracks From a Horse or a Zebra?

Back pain causes a whole slew of undesirable events. Most of what is obvious to an astute practitioner who frequently treats back back pain, may not even be on the radar for the person suffering form back pain. If you simply chase the pain trying to get back pain relief, far too often you'll come up empty. You may not have even considered some of the most common causes of back pain. This article u... Read More »

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Best Childrens Backpacks

Step 1: Choose Right. Choosing the right size backpack is the most important step to safe backpack use. Tip:Bring a friend to help you measure your backpack properly. Step 2: Pack Right. The maximum weight of the loaded backpack should not exceed 15 % of your body weight, so pack only what is needed. Tip: If the backpack forces the wearer to move forward to carry, it’s overloaded. Step 3: Li... Read More »

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Lower Back Pain

The point is to maintain a level of fitness that is synonymous with your lifestyle so that YOUR spine can support itself and do what you ask of it so lower back pain doesn't become chronic. Read More »

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Middle Back Pain – Why You have it.

The origins of middle back pain can stem from several places. Middle back pain during pregnancy has a different etiology than middle back pain while running. To fully understand what might be causing pain in your middle back, it’s important to understand nerves and the path that they take. Read More »

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