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Shoulder pain is a prevalent complaint that affects millions of people worldwide. Whether it's a dull ache, sharp twinge, or constant discomfort, shoulder pain can significantly impact daily activities and quality of life. While there are various causes of shoulder pain, three types stand out as the most common culprits. Let's explore these in detail:1. Rotator Cuff Tendinitis: Rotator cuff tendinitis occurs when the tendons of the rotator cuff muscles become inflamed or irritated. The rotator c… Read More

Are foot, knee, or shoulder pain affecting your daily life? Discover the groundbreaking solution that's changing the game – Shockwave Therapy. In this blog post, we'll explore how this non-invasive procedure can effectively alleviate pain and improve your overall quality of life. At Arvada Sport and Spine Group, our experienced providers are ready to guide you through a personalized journey to wellness.Understanding Shockwave Therapy:Shockwave therapy involves the application of acoustic waves t… Read More

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy has emerged as a groundbreaking medical advancement, offering a natural and effective solution for various health concerns. In this blog post, we delve into the intricacies of PRP, exploring what it is, the myriad benefits it offers, how it works, and the diverse areas of pain and discomfort it can help alleviate.What is PRP?PRP stands for Platelet-Rich Plasma, a concentrated form of blood plasma containing a higher-than-normal concentration of platelets. Plate… Read More

Many people begin their New Year with the goal to eat better and exercise regularly, both of which are great goals! As you begin to make changes to your routine, we suggest doing something that is maintainable. If you need to take small steps to better your health, then begin with that. Try to add vegetables to at least one of your daily meals, cook with olive oil instead of butter, drink water more frequently throughout the day, or try walking 30 minutes every other day of the week. Don’t overw… Read More

Back pain is a prevalent and often debilitating condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Whether you're a student hunched over textbooks, a professional spending long hours at a desk, or an athlete pushing your body to the limit, back pain can strike anyone at any time. Understanding the root causes of back pain is essential for both prevention and effective management. In this blog post, we will explore the top reasons for back pain and provide insights into how to alleviate and pre… Read More

Pain can be a persistent and frustrating companion, affecting our daily lives and overall well-being. While various methods exist for managing pain, trigger point dry needling has emerged as an effective and increasingly popular therapeutic approach. In this blog post, we'll delve into the benefits of trigger point dry needling, shedding light on how this technique can be a game-changer in your journey to pain relief and improved physical function. 1. Targeted Pain Relief : Trigger point dry ne… Read More

In a world where back pain and spine-related issues are increasingly common, the quest for effective and non-invasive solutions has led many individuals to explore the benefits of spinal decompression therapy. This innovative treatment offers hope for those seeking relief from conditions like herniated discs, sciatica, and degenerative disc disease, all without the need for surgery. In this blog post, we'll delve into what spinal decompression therapy is, how it works, its potential benefits, … Read More

Dealing with chronic pain can be incredibly challenging, both physically and emotionally. We see it every day and are here to help you. Everyone's experience with chronic pain is unique, and what works for one person may not work for another. If you or someone you know is experiencing chronic pain, here are a few important points to consider: Seek Medical Help: If you haven't already, consult a healthcare professional to determine the cause of your chronic pain and explore treatment… Read More

​Oh My Aching Feet

Jun 05, 2023
As many of you know we are using shockwave therapy in our office to treat a variety of conditions. Today I’m going to address the use of shockwave therapy for foot pain. I will tell you that in my 17 years of practice I have not seen anything quite so effective at helping people get rid of their ongoing foot pain. We have many patients who have dealt with achy feet for years and years who are reporting relief and even complete resolution from their chronic pain. In fact, many of them are returni… Read More

Frozen Shoulder

Mar 15, 2023
Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that affects the shoulder joint. Typical symptoms include pain and stiffness in the shoulder, which tends to worsen with time and begins to severely limit the motion of the shoulder joint. Frozen shoulder is a result from when the capsule around the shoulder becomes inflamed. The shoulder capsule is a fluid-filled sac that helps lubricate the joint. It involves connective tissue that holds the bones, ligaments, and tendons together. When i… Read More