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PAIN MASTERY™, NuTRISPINE™, ANd MRS 2000 THE PAIN MASTERY™ PROGRAM BEST OF THE BEST
World Class Care Your spine Can TrusT Part of the strong patient relationships CSP builds lays the CSP’s passion and commitment to high-quality relationships with
groundwork for communicating how the body and the mind patients has garnered respect from their medical colleagues. Not
By Pamela McCreary
interconnect in every aspect of health. Life is fast-paced and we only have over one hundred medical physicians and surgeons in
are often hurried, whether at the drive-through or at the doctor’s Colorado referred patients to The Center For Spine Pain®, but many
The Center For Spine Pain® has put the integrity in integrative Hospital (Saskatoon, Saskatechewan), Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, office. “The stresses are a pressure cooker that produce muscle have also become patients themselves. “We’ve come a long way
chiropractic medicine, and is redefining pain relief with its highly The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and the University of Col- and nerve tension with significant alterations in blood circulation. in bridging the gap. Patients whose medical physician and chi-
effective, leading-edge solutions for spine pain, sports injuries, orado Health Sciences Center. Many people aren’t aware of how mind-body interaction with ropractor are communicating professionally using the same lan-
and aches of all kinds. If you suffer from back or neck pain, head- simple muscle tension is keeping them in pain,” Dr. Carmichael guage have a huge advantage,” says Dr. Carmichael. “That means
aches, or pain in the muscles or joints, The Center For Spine Pain® Recognized as leaders in their profession, the team at CSP frequent- explains. How do you treat such tension? The specialists at CSP our patients often receive the right treatment for their problem
(CSP) wants you to feel better FAST! “Our treatments are based ly lectures at local, national and international medical and chiro- take the time to discover and understand the complete picture. months before they would find their way to the right care other-
on a very simple principle,” says Dr. Joel Carmichael, DC, who practic symposia. They have presented clinical research and case Dr. Carmichael explains what that means: “With chronic-pain pa- wise—if at all. The medical physicians we work with have confi-
heads the staff at CSP. “We help people with all kinds of pain get reports at national research conferences, and have contributed to tients who’ve tried many things already we’ll discuss a variety of dence in our knowledge and abilities. We’ve earned their trust.”
relief as fast as possible so they can get their lives back.” the medical literature through publication of their work in peer-re- issues related to pain to identify the root problem and deal with
viewed journals. They educate physicians, chiropractors, and allied it directly. In many chronic-pain patients the body is responding JUNE IS GRAND OPENING MONTH FOR
CSP is one of the nation’s leading multidisciplinary pain re- health professionals in state-of-the-art techniques and innovations to trauma or injury, poor biomechanics or poor trunk strength. NEW HIGHLANDS RANCH CLINIC!
lief clinics. They integrate chiropractic care with sophisticated in their areas of expertise in spine care and sports medicine. Yet just as often the muscle tension that’s causing the pain is so
sports medicine protocols, acupuncture, massage, rehabilitation, ingrained it requires an entirely different set of clinical skills—and In celebration of CSP’s Highlands Ranch grand opening, Life read-
Graston Soft Tissue Therapy, Low Level Laser Therapy, DRX 9000 THE HEART OF THE MATTER the time necessary to listen and understand prior to developing ers will receive a special all-inclusive new patient exam/treatment
spinal decompression, and new MRS 2000 technology. an effective treatment strategy.” rate of $79. Also, make arrangements now to help Work Out The
The reason for their involvement as educators and researchers is Father’s Day Links Kinks! Fathers whose thoughtful, informed
WORLD CLASS TEAM OFFERS WORLD CLASS CARE simple: it is part of the core, foundational elements of any health Their commitment to excellence has resulted in their trade- families mention this Life article will receive two massages for the
care practice in pursuit of real excellence. The ultimate satisfac- marked PAIN MASTERY™ program. An effective regimen of well- price of one for all massage appointments booked prior to June 22
The provider team at CSP: Drs. Carmichael, Hang Nguyen, Craig tion comes from truly caring about people, and improving the researched treatment protocols, the PAIN MASTERY™ program at the Denver Technological Center (DTC) clinic – 303-675-6560.
Kozak, Susan Ha, and Jon Seeman, include Doctors of Chiroprac- quality of their lives. Dr. Carmichael is crystal clear in the vision is unlike treatments for chronic pain found elsewhere. Drugs as
tic who are board certified in chiropractic sports medicine and he, Dr. Nguyen, and their provider team bring to each patient en- a central treatment strategy tend to perpetuate the use of more CSP offers extended weekday clinic hours at both DTC and High-
chiropractic orthopedics. Leading the way in the chiropractic counter: “We want to be the best in the world at just one thing: drugs. Dr. Carmichael explains that the success of CSP’s program lands Ranch locations, and after-hours emergency access. The
profession, they have completed up to three years of advanced bringing rapid, lasting pain relief to people who are hurting in is derived from a relaxed doctor-patient relationship that is ex- Highlands Ranch office is located just off Lucent and Highlands
postgraduate residency training with some of the best physicians the most friendly, genuinely caring way possible. We continue pectantly positive. “And,” he adds, “We’re using new MRS 2000 Ranch Parkway and is easily accessible from all south /southwest
and spine surgeons in the country at some of the nation’s most to grow toward this vision. It makes practice fun and challeng- technology that promotes markedly enhanced sleep, muscle metropolitan suburbs, Castle Rock, Lakewood, Sedalia and Coni-
well-known hospitals, including Harvard Medical School, Barnes ing, and keeps before us a clear sense of what’s most important: relaxation, improved blood flow, balanced nerve function and a fer. CSP’s DTC office is one block west of I-25 on Orchard, serving
Hospital in St. Louis, UCLA School of Medicine, Royal University people and relationships.” strong immune system. We’re seeing wonderful results.” patients from Boulder to Colorado Springs.
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Herniations Sciatica Fibromyalgia
Sports Injuries Muscle Pain Insomnia
Professional athletes have access Chronic Fatigue Joint Pain Tennis Elbow
to the best of the best in health Learn Pain
Foot Pain Shouldermore about the innovative and effective healthcare resources
care. When Lone Tree resident available at The Center for Spine Pain®, including spine and sports
injury rehabilitation, Acu-
World Class Chiropractic • Massage •massage therapy and acupuncture by visiting:
and professional football player
puncture • Spine and Sports Rehabilita-
Travis Kirschke experienced tion •
debilitating back pain after the Stress Reduction • Erchonia PL5 Low Level
Life Magazine readers suffering with chronic pain can apply for admis-
2005 season as a defensive end Laser Therapy • MRS 2000 • Graston Soft
sion to a special, invitation-only PAIN MASTERY™ Workshop hosted
Tissue Technique• NutriSpine™ Spinal De-
with the Pittsburg Steelers, he
by fellow 9000™ • sufferer
compression featuring the DRXback painCustom and radio host, Tom Martino. Please visit
turned to The Center For Spine Pain® for help. “It www.painmastery.com for more information on how to make the
wasn’t any one thing, just the wear and tear of invite list and RSVP for this event!
playing football. My wife and my dad had readCall or visit www.center4spine.com for details!
the article last year in Lone Tree Life about the BACK OR NECK SURGERY not for you? Request information about the
DRX 9000 and the success the center was having. benefits of our NutriSpine™ spinal decompression program for herni-
I was willing to try anything to feel better and to ated discs, sciatica and degenerated discs at www.NutriSpine.com.
keep playing football,” Kirschke says.
Pain relief is just a phone call away!
The results speak for themselves. Kirschke was Schedule your appointment today at 303-675-6560.
able to continue his career in professional foot-
ball and at the end of the 2006 season he was the
recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award.“The
team votes and gives that honor to the player who
A surgeon told me they had done everything pos-
has overcome obstacles in their life. The treat-
sible and the only thing left was back surgery ...
ment definitely made a difference and I can’t say
I DID NOT WANT TO HAVE BACK SURGERY.
enough about the care I received. Everybody at
Through CSP’s efforts and willingness to get me
The Center For Spine Pain® treated me well, and
back to being a totally well person, I will not have
they all had the same goal: Help me feel better.”
to face the possibility of back surgery!
I also have Blepharospasm in my eyes. Instead
of getting the Botox Injections that were recom-
mended I chose to take some pills. During the
first time on the MRS 2000 my eyes felt so dif-
ferent, I could not believe it. I have not had to
take any pills for at least three month now. I be-
lieve this is just an added benefit from the MRS
2000, because I sure didn’t think it would help
my eyes, I was just coming for help with my back
and leg. The MRS 2000 is just a miracle worker!
Dr. Carmichael and his staff are dedicated health givers and
“go the extra mile” to make sure patients are well cared for.