Joint injections are one of the most common procedures at Peak Health and Wellness, and even though they might seem straightforward there are still some foundational things you should know. For starters, not all joint injections are the same. They may use different drugs based on your type of pain, and the most common steroids used are hydrocortisone, triamcinolone, and methylprednisolone (they … Read More
Can You Get Injections in Any Joint?
Yes! Peak Health and Wellness offers injections in any joint of the body if a detailed evaluation with our pain specialists determines that injections might be helpful in minimizing your pain. These injections are non-surgical and minimally invasive. They’re also relatively comfortable because they involve an injection of both an anesthetic to numb the area along with a corticosteroid. Our joints … Read More
Epidurals in Utah – Not Just for pregnancy
Contrary to popular belief, an epidural injection isn’t just for those in labor. Peak Health and Wellness offers epidural injections as a type of joint injection used to minimize all types of pain in the back, arms, legs, and neck. Pain in these areas is often caused by an inflamed spinal nerve, perhaps from disc herniation or spinal stenosis. A Utah epidural … Read More
CRPS Finally Getting Attention
If you’re a Utahn with CRPS, also known as complex regional pain syndrome, there’s a good chance you’d never even heard about it before you were diagnosed (or began your own online sleuthing to figure out why you were in so much pain). It’s an elusive disorder that is often misdiagnosed, but the pain is treatable at Peak Health and … Read More
What is arthritic pain? Treatments for arthritis
There are over 100 types of arthritis and pain can be reduced in every one of them when you work with a leading pain management clinic.Peak Health and Wellness providers and Alex J. Nelson, MD have been helping those with arthritis live fuller lives for years. Treating your pain begins with a correct diagnosis and understanding exactly what arthritis is. Arthritis pain … Read More
Are You Making Joint Pain from Arthritis Worse?
Joint pain can be caused by many factors, and one of the most common reasons patients seek out Alex J. Nelson, MD and his team of providers is because they’re suffering from arthritic joint pain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that over 54 million Americans have some type of arthritis, and it’s a major cause of disability. One of … Read More
Leading causes of joint pain
Treating any type of pain starts with a proper diagnosis. That’s why it’s important to trust medical professionals who take a comprehensive approach to pain management and have the skills and technology to offer a variety of tools and treatments.
Doctores del dolor hablamos español
Una visita a una clínica del dolor de buena reputación en Utah debería ser como ver a cualquier otro médico en cualquier otra especialidad médica.
Chronic Shoulder Pain – Is surgery my only option?
Surgery is Not Your Only Option I’ll get to the point…No, surgery is not your only option. There are many different reasons a person can suffer from chronic shoulder pain. There are many ways to treat shoulder pain as well. The article I will link to at the conclusion of this article took a look at a patients in the … Read More
Sciatic Nerve Pain
Overcoming sciatica is a PROCESS. There is not a fix all, but as pain practitioners we will use everything in our toolbox to help you on your journey to feeling better.
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