Signs of a Bulging Disc

peakhwBack Pain, Chronic Pain, Free Patient Appointment, Sports Injuries, Work Injury

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

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.

The Mystery of Sciatica

Bryan HainsworthBack Pain, Chronic Pain, Free Patient Appointment

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?

Bryan HainsworthBack Pain, Chronic Pain, Free Patient Appointment, Sports Injuries

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

Bulging Disk Pain Doesn’t Just Happen in Your Lower Back

Bryan HainsworthBack Pain, Chronic Pain, Chronic Pain and Addiction, Pain Relief

When most people think disc pain, they think lower back pain, but Dr. Nikesh Seth often treats bulging discs in the neck, too. The spinal column extends from your cervical (neck) spine to your lower (lumbar) spine, and any of the vertebrae along this route can develop a bulging disc. Just like anywhere else on the spine, a bulging disc happens when … Read More

Free Patient Appointment!

Bryan HainsworthBack Pain, Chronic Pain, Chronic Pain and Addiction, Diabetes, Free Patient Appointment, Joint Pain

We have an exciting promotion for any new patient! Your first patient visit is COMPLETELY FREE! No obligation whatsoever. Come see why our staff and providers are the best in Utah for pain management and/or addiction treatment. We are confident in our ability to accurately diagnose and prescribe the best approach to you healthcare needs. Our providers and doctors and … Read More