Harvard Health Tips for Sciatica

peakhwChronic Pain, Sciatica Pain

Sciatica is an extremely painful condition, and here in Utah, one that Dr. Nikesh Seth and his team of providers treats on a regular basis at Peak Health and Wellness. It’s a very specific kind of back pain that is both common yet persistently misunderstood. It’s estimated by Harvard Health that about 40 percent of people will have sciatica in their lifetime, and … Read More

These Bad Habits Cause Neck Pain

peakhwChronic Pain, Neck Pain

If you have neck pain in Utah and can’t figure out why, the answer might be a swipe or click away. A recent study focused on “external occipital protuberance,” which is a bump many people have at the base of their skull where the neck muscles attach to the cranium.

Back to School Means Back Pain Surge

peakhwBack Pain, Healthy Living

If you’re like most Utahn’s, you might have some type of back pain year-round. Many people work in either sedentary jobs where they’re staring at a screen or a physically demanding job where they’re at risk of repetitive stress injuries. However, this time of year there’s another demographic that will start experiencing an increase in back pain—children and teenagers. Changing … Read More