Symmetric vs. Asymmetric arthritis

peakhwArthritis, Chronic Pain

There are various types of arthritis, and it is one of the most common complaints “Top Doc in Pain Management” Dr. Nikesh Seth and his team of providers treats at Peak Health and Wellness. Different types of arthritis can affect the body in different ways, including symmetrically or asymmetrically. As you likely guessed, symmetric arthritis occurs when the joints on both sides are affected. … Read More

Bad posture” probably isn’t causing neck pain—this is

peakhwNeck Pain, Pain Relief

If you have neck pain and have been told to “sit up straight,” that probably won’t do much to help—but it’s a myth that Dr. Nikesh Seth at Peak health and Wellness regularly has to address. The neck is part of the spine, and spinal pain is the top cause of disabilities around the world. Unfortunately, up to 66 percent of people with neck … 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

Are You Making Joint Pain from Arthritis Worse?

peakhwArthritis, Joint Pain

Joint pain can be caused by many factors, and one of the most common reasons patients seek out Dr. Nikesh Seth 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 the … Read More

Signs of a Bulging Disc

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

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

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

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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

Utah SUBOXONE THERAPY: IS IT FOR YOU?

peakhwChronic Pain and Addiction, Suboxone Therapy

Epidural Steroid Injection Patients

Utah Suboxone Therapy is now available at Peak Health and Wellness under the guidance of Dr. Nikesh Seth and his team of providers. The combination of buprenorphine and naloxone effectively treats opiate addiction by offering a type of opioid with an opioid effect blocker (including the common effect of pain relief). When used correctly under the management of a pain … 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