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The Center for Spine, Sport & Physical Medicine

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Lone Tree, CO 80124-5339
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DRX 9000 Spinal Decompression Technology -- When All Other Treatments Fail

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Non-surgical Spinal Decompression therapy was developed in response to the demand for safer, cost-effective alternatives to spine surgery for herniated and degenerated disks, spinal stenosis, facet syndrome,  and the serious pain and disability these conditions cause. Surgeries for chronic or severe back pain and neck pain have risen sharply in the United States in recent years. This is due to many factors, not the least of which is the increase in SECOND and THIRD surgeries (called “revision” surgeries) performed due to poor results or complications from the first surgery. Many experts believe we are NOT winning the war on back and neck pain, and some long term follow-up studies indicate no overall advantage to having surgery in the absence of significant loss of strength or the rare loss of bowel or bladder function.

Bulging, herniated, protruding or degenerated discs can inflame nerves, and this inflammation produces buttock, thigh and calf (or arm) symptoms. The leakage of powerful inflammatory chemicals from the herniated disc are responsible for most of the pain and irritation you are experiencing. It is because of these inflammatory enzymes that spinal injections have become increasingly popular. An “epidural steroid injection” (ESI) or “selective nerve root block” (SNRB) may help the irritation and swelling caused by the chemical leakage, usually producing only short-term relief of your symptoms.  Again, the relief from injections is usually only temporary. Why? Because while the injection neutralizes the harmful effects of the inflammatory enzymes for a short time, it DOES NOT STOP the disc from LEAKING MORE of these inflammatory enzymes!

Our Goal:  Stop Your Disk from Leaking Pain-Producing Chemicals!

drx9000.jpgThere are 2 ways to stop the disk from leaking these inflammatory substances when the disk is no longer able to repair itself:

  1. Surgery — by removing the portion of the disc that is filled with these inflammatory enzymes, or
  2. Non-surgical Spinal Decompression/Invertebral Disc Distraction — by changing the way fluids interact within the disk.

In our clinic with Colorado’s trusted, preferred experts in non-surgical neck and back rehabilitation you’ll learn how we help people get the pain relief they never thought possible. Our dynamic approach is the most effective form of non-surgical disk therapy, producing results even after other treatments (including traction at other clinics) have failed.  And with 50+ combined years serving our community and a leading reputation in Colorado for integrity and clinical competence, Doctors Tanya Kern, MD, Jon Seeman, DC and Joel Carmichael, DC eliminate the confusion and hype, providing you with honest answers about the limits and potential benefits of this specialized form of therapy.  Drs. Kern, Seeman and Carmichael will give you a storehouse of credible information to help you through your pain. And our results speak for themselves.

Non-surgical spinal decompression therapy is not appropriate for everyone with herniated or degenerated disks and sciatica. There are many factors to consider in properly selecting candidates for non-surgical interventions.  Some people have a combination of factors that means they really do require surgery. We're thorough, and we're honest.  If you are not a good candidate for DRX spinal decompression, we'll tell you so. 

There may be treatment options that have not been offered to you up to this point.  We'll teach you about these, and explain why other doctors you have seen (if any) made the recommendations that were made.  And you’ll learn from an evidence-based non-surgeon's perspective what potential risks and benefits you’ll face for each of the treatment options you are considering. Oftentimes the best option for you is available in our clinic.  Sometimes not.  Either way, we'll shoot straight with you ... we've built our reputation on it.  And you'll gain the decision-making power you need to choose the next step -- without any hype or pressure. 

Spine medicine is truly a sub-specialty. Because we thoroughly understand non-surgical AND surgical spine treatments we will help you sort through the confusion.  Our relaxed atmosphere and emphasis on informed, educated decision-making for our patients is unsurpassed in Colorado.

YOU OWE IT TO YOURSELF TO GET THE ANSWERS YOU’VE BEEN LOOKING FOR AND GET YOUR LIFE BACK!  FIND OUT IF YOU ARE A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR NON-SURGICAL CARE OF YOUR DISC HERNIATION.  REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT BY FILLING OUT THE ONLINE FORM ABOVE, OR CALL NOW TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT: 303-290-8342.

If you bring them with you, we will review your MRI and x-rays together with you at your first appointment with our medical and chiropractic team -- working together for your benefit. We GUARANTEE you’ll achieve a higher level of understanding about your back or neck condition than you ever had before! This alone is worth the time you carve out for your initial appointment with us.

Time to stop the confusion, get the facts, and make a move toward recovery.  You won't find better non-surgical care anywhere in Colorado.  FILL OUT THE FORM ABOVE, or call 303-290-8342 NOW to reserve your appointment.


Disclaimer: DRX 9000® is a registered trademark of Axiom Worldwide, Inc., and is used in connection with spinal decompression systems made and sold by Axiom Worldwide, Inc. Axiom Worldwide, Inc., is not affiliated with The Center for Spine, Sport & Physical Medicine, and our “NutriSpine™” treatment systems, services and protocols we have innovated are not in any way associated with, or sponsored or endorsed by, Axiom Worldwide, Inc.

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DayMorningAfternoon
Monday7-121:30 - 5:30
Tuesday7-12Closed
Wednesday7-121:30 - 5:30
Thursday7-121:30 - 5:30
Friday7-121:30 - 5:00
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed

Meet the Chiropractors

Dr. Joel Carmichael, DC attended Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, graduating valedictorian magna cum laude in 1985. He became the second chiropractor in the United States to complete a one-year hospital residency in chiropractic family practice at Lindell Hospital with an emphasis in orthopedics. He attended grand rounds in orthopedics and rheumatology at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine—ranked in 2017 as the 7th leading medical school in the country. Dr. Jon Seeman graduated from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon in 2006. He completed an internship in Beaverton, Oregon with Dr. Ted Forcum who, with Dr. Carmichael, is a top Olympic sports chiropractor. Dr. Seeman participated in treatment of amateur, elite and professional athletes from various sports. Dr. Seeman was trained in various sport injury protocols and procedures that have been proven to help with a faster recovery and enhance overall performance.

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