Blog Posts

July 17th, 2017

Back Pain-Free Gardening

Gardening is all about getting your hands dirty to allow something beautiful to grow. Tending to a garden gets you out in the fresh air and sunshine doing exercise. The mix of physical activity and immersion in nature makes gardening a great activity for stress relief. Since it’s a low-impact form of exercise, it’s also […]

July 14th, 2017

Summer Wellness

Summer has finally arrived! We hope you are outside reading or enjoying your favorite sport. With warmer weather and the sunshine comes more free time for outdoor sports and activities such as gardening, rugby, tennis, hiking, cycling, and golf. More time outdoors or out on the green, or even cleaning out the garage, can mean […]

July 6th, 2017

Importance of Physical Therapy in Rugby and Other Sports

Because sports cause a lot of wear and tear on the body, physical therapy is an essential aspect of training.  Though athletes may only consider consulting a physical therapist when an injury occurs, one of the most important benefits of physical therapy is injury prevention.  Physical therapy is essential in a high contact and fast-paced […]

June 30th, 2017

Avoid Back Pain While Cycling

Biking in Denver and beyond, is bigger than ever. Nationwide, bike commuting is at an all-time high. Just in Denver, the number of bike commuters grew by 130% between 1990 and 2013. In addition to bike-friendly lanes for commuters, the Denver area has miles and miles of diverse trails for recreational cyclists, both dirt trails […]

June 30th, 2017

4 Ways to Prevent Golf Related Back Pain

The game of golf is not easy on the back. Between the repetitive twisting and bending motions required to hit the ball and the stress on your back from lugging around a heavy bag of clubs on the course, it’s no wonder that back pain is the most common golf injury. Casual golfers and pros […]

June 6th, 2017

Physical Therapists

Physical therapy plays a vital role in healing from an injury, dealing with joint, neck, or back pain, and improving your strength and mobility.  At Denver Back Pain Specialists, our highly trained physical therapists help you get back on your feet to continue doing the activities you enjoy.  But what exactly is a physical therapist, […]

May 31st, 2017

Smoking’s Negative Impact on Your Spine

Though most people understand the detrimental effects of smoking on the heart, blood vessels, and lungs, as well as the cancer risks involved, most are unaware of its effects on the spine.  In fact, smoking can worsen degenerative disc disease, osteoporosis, and may also inhibit healing after spine surgery, especially if a fusion is required. […]

May 30th, 2017

Importance of Exercise and Nutrition on Back and Spine Health

It is no secret that consistent exercise and good nutrition is essential for maintaining a healthy body.  However, most people do not consider how back and spine health depends greatly upon remaining active and consuming a nutrient-rich diet.  Many governmental and health organizations recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week, including both […]