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Whiplash Treatment, Signs and Symptoms

When discussing whiplash treatment, many people are often confused by the term “whiplash”.  Whiplash is considered a non-medical term for a sprain/strain injury of the neck, which often occurs after an abrupt jerking motion of the head backwards and then forward commonly after car accidents.  The technical mechanics of what happens is the result of an acceleration/deceleration of the vehicle due t... 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 »

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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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Back Pain Treatments

If you’re reading this, you’re probably hurting and are looking at options for back pain treatments. Here are some tips to help steer you in the right direction. Read More »

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Eliminating Back Pain

There are two ways to get rid of any pain.  You can get rid of the stress causing the pain OR increase your threshold (the body’s resistance) to the stress that’s causing the pain.  To eliminate back pain effectively, you’ll need to fully understand and know what’s causing it in the first place. Treating the cause of axial skeletal pain doesn’t mean taking drugs, pills or surgery (unless the... Read More »

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DRX9000 Spinal Decompression

DRX9000 spinal decompression treatment for sciatica, back pain and herniated and bulging discs is quite simply a pain relieving, alternative treatment for patients who experience chronic back and leg pain or chronic neck and arm pain. The DRX9000 (which treats the lumbar spine for lower back conditions) and the DRX9000C (which treats the cervical spine for neck and arm pain) are forms of treatment... Read More »

Therapeutic Laser Pain Relief

Therapeutic Laser Pain Relief

Therapeutic laser for pain relief and tissue healing has become a ‘go-to’ alternative treatment modality for chronic pain syndromes in our chiropractic clinic in Lakewood. In fact, it’s hard to imagine practicing without it. I’ve used it with great success for the treatment of acute injuries such as recently sprained ankles, as well as chronic conditions like low back disc ... Read More »

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Top 5 Reasons to Try Laser Therapy for Pain Relief Before Cortisone Injections

Cortisone Injections vs. Laser Therapy Cortisone Injections (also know as Corticosteroid Injections or Cortisol Injections) can be effective at reducing pain associated with inflammation. Cortisone is an anti-inflammatory medication that mimics the effects of a naturally existing hormone in our bodies known as Cortisol. Cortisol is released by the body during times of emotional stress or injury. M... Read More »

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Denver Fibromyalgia Treatment: Oxygen Deprivation

As a Denver CAM doctor, when performing a fibromyalgia treatment, I do not treat fibromyalgia solely a musculoskeletal disorder- because it isn't solely a musculoskeletal disorder. Read More »

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Denver Chiropractor Uses Oxygen Therapy for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Oxygen therapy for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Yep. As a chiropractor in Denver I understand what it means to live ‘a mile high.’ Your brain uses about 20% of all the oxygen that enters your blood from the lungs. But the brain only makes up about 2% of your total body mass. It’s an oxygen hog. Your brain consumes and requires more oxygen than any other organ in the... Read More »