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

COVID-19: INCREASED SPORTS INJURY RISKS WITH SOLO TRAINING

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Many athletes, from amateurs to professionals, have adapted to more solitary trainings in recent weeks. The team at Peak Health and Wellness is prepared for an increase in sports injuries, because when you work out alone—especially if it’s new to you—there’s an inherent increase in risk of injury. When you don’t have a coach or trainer gauging your form and guiding you, … Read More

Can you avoid knee surgery with viscosupplementation?

peakhwChronic Pain, Pain Relief, Sports Injuries

No one enjoys knee pain and osteoarthritis is no exception. When your knee isn’t responding to more conservative treatments, you might think surgery is your only option. However, you might be able to avoid knee surgery with viscosupplementation. It’s always a good idea to look at alternatives to managing your osteoarthritis knee pain over surgery. Viscosupplementation not only reduces pain and … Read More

Sports injuries on the rise: treatment plans for you and your kids

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Living Pain Free in Utah

It’s bad enough when you suffer an injury like a rolled ankle when stumbling off a sidewalk, but a sports injury can bench an athlete and even ruin their career. Peak Health and Wellness regularly works with sports injury patients of all ages and abilities from professional athletes to little league stars. Spring has arrived, and with the season comes tennis injuries, baseball and … Read More

Winter Sports Injuries in Utah

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winter sports injury

Utah’s mountains can offer amazing experiences in the winter. ‘Tis the season for Dr. Nikesh Seth and the team at Peak health and Wellness to treat the thousands of winter sports injuries that occur around the country every year. According to one study, 3.8 million people are treated every year in the US from winter sports injuries. Most of these injuries (69,000) are from … 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

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

peakhwBack 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