Blog Archive

Here's How Your Weight Affects Your Joints Oct 4th, 2019

Your joints serve as the connection between two bones and are essential for supporting every move you make, from turning your head to raising your arm to walking. Because of the regular workout your joints endure every day, they’re under constant stress and vulnerable to the wear and tear that...

The Dangers of Tech Neck Sep 3rd, 2019

Your devices may make it easier for you to stay connected with friends, family, and work no matter where you are, but all that time you spend with your head down and shoulders hunched may be wreaking havoc on your neck.  The dull achy pain you feel in your neck...

What is Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation? Aug 26th, 2019

Are you in pain? If so, you’re not alone. About 50 million Americans suffer from ongoing, chronic pain, which lasts more than 12 weeks. Chronic pain can derail your daily activities and take away from your quality of life. Finding relief used to mean relying on pills or injections, but...

How Effective Is Botox at Alleviating Migraines? Jul 16th, 2019

You might think that Botox is merely good for erasing crow’s feet and frown lines. You might not know that Botox is an FDA-approved treatment for chronic migraines. Dr. Nichelle Renk and the rest of our team at Alpenglow Pain & Wellness can help you reduce or eliminate headache pain...

Should You Consider a Spinal Cord Stimulator for That Chronic Back Pain? May 31st, 2019

Chronic back pain is a misery without letup. It can prevent you from enjoying life, even from living a normal life. When other treatments have failed, a spinal cord stimulator (SCS) can provide relief from chronic back pain. Dr. Nichelle C. Renk and Alpenglow Pain & Wellness offer the Nevro...

4 All-Natural Migraine Treatments You Haven't Tried May 17th, 2019

Migraines can be crippling. They often leave you severely pained and unable to function. What’s more, they can last anywhere from four to 72 hours. We have good news for those who suffer. There are several natural migraine remedies that can make an incredible difference. And we’ve rounded up the...

We Have the Most Comprehensive Treatments for Hypermobile EDS in the Area Apr 18th, 2019

Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome — how many times have you had to explain this disorder to someone, even a healthcare professional? Or maybe you are suspicious you have EDS but have not received the diagnosis officially. Coping with a rare disorder like hypermobile EDS can be a frustrating battle as you...