Blog Archive

Is Back Pain a Normal Part of Aging? May 1st, 2022

Your risk of developing back pain increases as you get older, but that doesn't mean you should accept it as a normal part of aging. When you know the changes that occur as you age, you can take steps to prevent back pain. And if back pain appears, our team at iMed Regeneration Center offers an...

How to Exercise for Less Knee Pain Apr 3rd, 2022

Exercise ranks as one of the most powerful therapies for relieving knee pain. No matter what causes your knee pain, you need exercise to promote healing and keep pain away. But getting the right exercise is essential. The type, intensity, and frequency of your exercise regimen can improve or contribute to...

Arthritis: When to Consider Physical Rehabilitation Mar 3rd, 2022

Most people think of physical rehabilitation as therapy that begins after a specific event such as surgery, a stroke, or an acute injury. From that perspective, it's hard to know when to consider rehabilitation for a condition like arthritis,which gradually develops over many years. But the great thing about physical...

6 Signs of Whiplash After an Accident Feb 3rd, 2022

The best thing you can do after a whiplash injury is to get a prompt evaluation, even if you have mild symptoms. Without an exam, you can't know if you have a common muscle strain or a more serious problem like a damaged disc or spinal nerves.  As specialists in...

Obesity and Neck Pain: Are They Linked? Jan 1st, 2022

Obesity isn't the top cause of neck pain, but there's no doubt that carrying extra weight affects the delicate vertebrae in your neck and can lead to serious pain and chronic neck problems. At iMed Regeneration Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jason Keller, DC, and medical director Patty Beecroft, MD,...

Common Signs of Knee Bursitis Dec 8th, 2021

You can easily recognize the signs of knee bursitis. The bigger challenge is knowing whether or not you have bursitis, because it causes symptoms similar to many knee conditions, including stress fractures.  That's why you should seek an evaluation whenever you have knee pain or swelling that doesn't improve in...

What’s Involved in Physical Rehabilitation? Nov 7th, 2021

When an injury, illness, or surgery affects your strength and ability to function, physical rehabilitation is the path toward optimal recovery. And when you need physical rehabilitation, you can depend on our experienced team at iMed Regeneration Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Our team specializes in developing physical rehabilitation programs...

How Did I Get Sciatica? Oct 7th, 2021

At least 40% of adults experience sciatica during their lifetime. If you could count on getting better, that number may not seem too worrisome. But for half of them, the pain goes on longer than normal and 8% end up with a chronic pain problem. For some, the pain comes...

Who Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care? Sep 5th, 2021

Most people think of getting chiropractic care when they need relief from back or neck pain, but its advantages go beyond your spine. For example, did you know that chiropractic treatments improve healing, reduce stress hormones, and boost your immune system? There’s also more to chiropractic services than spinal manipulation....

Treat These Injuries With PRP Aug 9th, 2021

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has the potential to make nearly any injury heal faster. But it's not appropriate for every wound, and PRP injections aren’t the first line of treatment. Medical director Patty Beecroft, MD, and our team at iMed Regeneration Center consider PRP under certain circumstances and for specific types...

Am I a Candidate for Spinal Decompression Therapy? Jul 19th, 2021

More than three-quarters of adults have at least one bout of back pain in their lifetime. For one in five of them, that single bout turns into a long-lasting pain condition. That’s why chronic back pain is a leading cause of disability in the United States. If you struggle with...

The Link Between Obesity and Back Pain Jun 7th, 2021

Extra body weight directly increases your risk of developing back pain. Being overweight or obese also makes your back pain worse after a spine condition develops. As pain management specialists, we at iMed Regeneration Center devote every day to helping people with chronic back pain get the relief they need...

What Does It Mean When One of Your Spinal Discs Is Herniated? May 6th, 2021

Lots of people talk about herniated discs because they’ve heard about the debilitating pain. At the same time, many don’t fully understand how it happens or what it means to have a herniated disc. Our team at iMed Regeneration Center specializes in helping people lower their risk of having a...

5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Lower Back Apr 13th, 2021

Many muscles in your body get a workout over the course of your everyday activities. Your lower back muscles are the exception. If you don’t specifically exercise your back muscles, they start to weaken. Our team at iMed Regeneration Center specializes in physical rehabilitation, developing exercise plans to strengthen your...

Understanding Occupational Therapy Mar 11th, 2021

Most people have never heard of occupational therapy until their health care provider recommends that they seek this type of treatment. But when an injury, orthopedic condition, or surgery make it hard to do everyday tasks, occupational therapy is exactly what you need. The team at iMed Regeneration Center may...

The Role of Chiropractic Care After an Automobile Accident Feb 9th, 2021

Whiplash commonly occurs during auto accidents, but the same force that results in a whiplash can damage any part of your spine. An auto accident often throws vertebrae out of alignment and causes strained muscles, pinched nerves, and damaged discs. As an experienced chiropractor, Jason Keller, DC, at iMed Regeneration...

7 Tips for Protecting Your Joints This Winter Jan 24th, 2021

Some people say they can predict rain by the pain in their joints, but that’s not the only link between weather and your joints. Cold temperatures also lead to joint problems. Though winter is more likely to bother your joints if you have arthritis, people with healthy joints are also...

Immediate Relief for Whiplash Nov 9th, 2020

Though you can take steps to get immediate relief from whiplash, you should expect to have some pain until the soft tissues heal. The shortest path to quick healing is personalized treatment from the experienced team at iMed Regeneration Center. In addition to the fastest possible pain relief, there’s another...

Sciatica Is Affecting My Quality of Life Oct 9th, 2020

If you haven’t experienced sciatica, you may not be able to fully imagine the profound impact it can have on your life. Though everyone’s symptoms vary, sciatica is universally described as excruciating pain that starts in the lower back and suddenly shoots down a leg. The pain of sciatica is...

Fight Arthritis Through Regular Chiropractic Care Aug 19th, 2020

Exercise is one of the most essential parts of a comprehensive treatment plan for arthritis. Getting regular exercise helps boost joint lubrication, reduce stiffness, relieve pain, and improve your overall stamina. But keeping up with an exercise routine or engaging in any type of daily movement is often an overwhelming...

Beyond the Neck — Common Car Accident Injuries Jul 22nd, 2020

Whiplash is one of the most common and best-known injuries, but it’s not the only type of auto injury we treat at iMed Regeneration Center.  We help you find pain relief and support your recovery from all the common car accident injuries in this list by creating multimodal treatment plans...

Are You at Risk for Sciatica? May 29th, 2020

Leg pain comes from many possible causes, but there’s no mistaking the pain caused by sciatica. Many patients who come to iMed Regeneration Center seeking relief from sciatica often wonder if they could have prevented the problem. One way to do that is to determine if you’re at risk. When...

5 Tips for Avoiding Tech Neck Apr 22nd, 2020

Whether you rely on a smartphone or a tablet, technology keeps you in touch with friends, provides the information you need, and helps you organize your schedule. But while you’re engaged with your electronics, chances are you’re not paying any attention to your posture. If you’re like most people, you...

Sit Up Straight — The Importance of Good Posture Mar 20th, 2020

If you’re like many of our patients at iMed Regenerative Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, you grew up with someone telling you to sit up straight or to stop slouching. Sitting up straight is great, but unfortunately, that’s all many people ever learned about posture. Good posture encompasses more than...

How Physical Rehab Can Reduce Your Pain Feb 26th, 2020

Whether you’re in pain following an injury, you struggle with arthritis, or you recently had surgery, there’s one thing you can count on: Physical rehabilitation can reduce your pain and restore optimal functioning. At iMed Regeneration Center, we have a multidisciplinary team supporting you every step of your physical rehab....

That Pain in Your Bottom is Actually in Your Back Jan 10th, 2020

It can be embarrassing to admit about pain in your buttocks, but it’s not unusual for it to hurt if you have a back, spine, or joint condition. You might just need the right sort of medical professional to evaluate your pain and find the real source. Regenerative treatment could...

Nonsurgical Options for Torn Ligaments Dec 18th, 2019

It is common for someone to hurt their knee or ankle during exercise, or as the result of an accident. What if this person is you? Knowing what you’ve hurt might be easy enough, but without knowing how badly you’re hurt, you could make your injury worse. If you have...

5 Benefits of Chiropractic Care Even If You're Not in Pain Oct 1st, 2019

Chiropractic is a hands-on approach to medicine that focuses on spinal manipulation to improve health. Your spine is at the center of your musculoskeletal system, and if it’s misaligned, you can experience pain or discomfort in a variety of ways. One of the most common reasons patients visit a chiropractor...

Why the Impact of Auto-Related Injuries is Often Delayed Sep 1st, 2019

Getting from Point A to Point B in a vehicle has been an increasingly treacherous task almost since the invention of cars. Today, with increased commute times, roads clogged with traffic, and distractions like cellphones, even a quick trip to the grocery store can result in a trip to the...

5 Ways to Protect Your Joints as You Age Aug 15th, 2019

Have you been experiencing pain or discomfort in your neck, shoulders, or knees? Do you want to learn how to better manage your joint pain without medication or steroids? Unfortunately, joint pain is a natural part of getting older – but you can take some preventative measures to help keep...