1. Mike Daniels Discusses Laser Therapy with Dr. Curt Draeger

    Mike Daniels joined Dr. Curt Draeger on Local 5 Live to discuss the treatment he receives at Integrated Pain Solutions. He was referred to Dr. Curt Draeger when he hurt his back taking his son to school - of all things.  As he was putting the car seat into the car, he threw his back out and fell to the snow bank.  D…Read More

  2. NEW Research: Significant Pain Reduction from Laser Therapy

    New research demonstrates the effectiveness of laser therapy for Shoulder Impingement Syndrome. Even if your pain is not in your shoulder, you’ll want to read this because the findings can apply to joints other than just shoulders. The study, which was published in the Journal of Back Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation,…Read More

  3. Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Chronic Pain

    What is Pain? The sensation of pain has a purpose. It is your body’s way of alerting you that something is not right. It’s like your body is saying, “Hey! Pay attention!” When the pain mechanism is activated, your body is alerting you to react to the potentially damaging stimulus to minimize harm. For example, …Read More

  4. 4 Reasons Not to Get Spinal Injections for Your Pain

    Spinal injection shots are becoming a fairly common treatment for chronic pain and stenosis. However, while they may (emphasis on “may”) provide temporary relief for chronic pain and sciatica, here are 4 reasons to seek alternative therapies. 1) Spinal injections do nothing to correct the problem that is the root …Read More

  5. Research Backs Laser Therapy For Lower Back Pain Relief

    Lasers in Medical Science recently (2014) released a study on the long-term effect of High Intensity Laser Therapy for lower back pain relief. The article entitled Long-Term Effect Of High-Intensity Laser Therapy In The Treatment Of Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Blinded Placebo-Controlled Trial, wri…Read More

  6. FDA Warning – Common Pain Relievers Could Kill You

    Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), Naproxen (Aleve), and Celecoxib (Celebrex) Can Cause Heart Attacks and Stroke. July 2015 The Food and Drug Administration has issued a strong warning about the risk associated with common pain relievers, including Celebrex, Advil, Aleve, and Motrin. According to the FDA, consumers taking NSA…Read More

  7. Breaking Down High Intensity Laser Therapy at Integrated Pain Solutions

    On our laser therapy service page, we describe High Intensity Laser Therapy by comparing it to photosynthesis. But that might not be a metaphor that connects to all of our patients. So, we’ve written this blog to explain it in another way. In its most basic form, High Intensity Laser Therapy uses light energy from a …Read More

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    4 Reasons Not to Get Spinal Injections for Your Pain

    Spinal injection shots are becoming a fairly common treatment for chronic pain and stenosis. However, while they may (emphasis on “may”) provide temporary relief for chronic pain and sciatica, here are 4 reasons to seek alternative therapies. 1)  Spinal injections do nothing to correct the problem that is the roo…Read More