Alarming Rise in Sports Injuries in Utah During Covid-19 Pandemic

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Sports Injuries in Utah

You might think a pandemic would decrease the number of sports injuries since teams are no longer practicing and playing like they used to, but that isn’t the case. Peak Health and Wellness has seen an increase in sports injuries since the pandemic began. This is because people are rightfully avoiding the gym, in-person coaches, and personal trainers in favor of working out by … Read More

Epidural injections aren’t just for women in labor

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Utah Back Pain

The word “epidural” often makes people think of a woman giving birth, but the reality is that epidural injections can help reduce pain in a number of situations. It’s one of the most popular pain management tools at Peak Health and Wellness. Epidurals might be associated with childbirth, but these injections were not initially invented strictly for those in labor. The very … Read More

Reasons for Back Pain: It Might Surprise You

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Utah Back Pain

You probably already know about the more common causes of back pain including a weak core, poor ergonomic setup, joint degeneration due to age, and posture that could use some sprucing up. At Peak Health and Wellness, Here in Utah, Dr. Nikesh Seth and his team see chronic back pain caused by a number of circumstances—and have a variety of alternative treatments … Read More

Discover Utah’s pain clinic with the most treatment options

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Pain Doctor with Patient

Pain occurs when the nervous system is activated, and can be acute or chronic. Peak Health and Wellness and Dr. Nikesh Seth with his team of providers is your pain clinic in Northern Utah offering an incredible wealth of treatment options from ARP wave therapy to radiofrequency ablation. If you’re looking for a pain management clinic where you have access … Read More

Signs of a Bulging Disc

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Utah Back Pain

Bulging disc pain is one of the most common issues “Top Doc 2015-19” Dr. Nikesh Seth treats at Peak Health and Wellness. Spinal discs are a type of fibrocartilage tissue located between every vertebrae. Normal discs are about 33% the size of their adjacent vertebrae, and they’re meant to maximize flexibility and serve as shock absorbers. A disc is made up of an … Read More

Back to School Means Back Pain Surge

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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

The Mystery of Sciatica

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Utah Back Pain

A lot of people aren’t quite sure what sciatica is, and this debilitating pain is regularly treated by Dr. Nikesh Seth. It’s an often-misunderstood term, and sciatica presents as a “nerve-like” pain that often starts in the back and travels down the legs. It’s most often caused by nerve compression in the spine, particularly when the nerves leave the spine. This … Read More

What’s the difference between a pain doctor and a regular doctor?

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At Peak Health and Wellness, Dr. Nikesh Seth is much more than a physician—he’s a pain specialist. However, most people outside of the medical field understandably don’t know the difference. A pain specialist is a doctor who has had additional, special, ongoing training and education relating to the diagnosis and treatment of various types of pain. “Pain” can be used to refer … Read More