About Dr. Paul Burns

Dr. Paul Burns is a Chiropractor specializing in pain management and sports injuries. He has worked with many college and pro teams, including the Denver Broncos, the ATP and Wrangler Sports. His multidisciplinary practice is located in the Denver Tech Center and offers the latest in evidenced based practice methodology, techniques and technology. For more information, visit www.DrPaulBurns.com and/or call 303-694-9759.

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Class IV Laser Therapy for Diabetic Neuropathy and Why Cortisone Injections Don’t Work

Do you have feet and legs that feel NUMB?

Have you gotten a cortisone injection and your pain came back?

Why not try Natural Laser Pain Therapy that WORKS!

Let’s Start with Neuropathy

Diabetic Neuropathy or numbness, tingling, burning, shooting … Continue reading


The Secret to Weight Loss: Consistency

It is no secret that exercise is the most natural and the safest way for losing weight. But, is one exercise better than another exercise for fast weight loss? Let’s explore the answer to that question.

The best exercise for … Continue reading


Numbness and Tingling

If you have been experiencing symptoms of numbness and tingling, it could be caused by nerve damage or compression. A nerve in the spine can be pinched by a herniated or bulging disc, it can be caused by spinal stenosis … Continue reading


Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Injuries: Treatment and Therapies

Shoulder pain and shoulder injuries are one of the most common presentations into my chiropractic practice. There are a multitude of reasons why people present with shoulder pain complaints. It is very important to thoroughly examine the shoulder and make … Continue reading


Snowshoeing and Headaches

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Are you one of the millions of people around the world who are experiencing headaches? Presently, nine out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches. There are headaches that are felt occasionally. There are those felt frequently. Some cause intense pain and nausea while others are just dull and aching. Can you think of any alternative treatment for your headaches? Will you just rest and wait for the ...

Hang Up the Snowshoes and Play Some Golf

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When the snow clears why not try playing golf rather than just using the golf course as a snowshoe track. Golfing gives the entire body a workout. This is far from the perception many non-golfers have about the sport. To them, golf is an easy sport done for leisure. However, as any golfer would attest, playing golf can lead to serious injuries. When doing a swing, golfers engage muscle groups both...

Stay Fit for Next Year’s Snowshoeing Season

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For an active person, running is an exhilarating way to get a good workout. Unsurprisingly, a good many fitness buffs swear by their daily runs: Both as a form of exercise and a way to clear their head and get grounded and ready for their day.As with any exercise, running demands some planning, and for those under the care of a chiropractor, this actual kind of exercise might require a bit of extr...

Iliopsoas Tendonitis and Snowshoeing

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Iliopsoas Tendonitis and Iliopsoas Syndrome are conditions that affect the iliopsoas muscle located in the anterior region (or front) of the hip, causing hip pain.What are Iliopsoas Tendonitis and Iliopsoas Syndrome?Technically, they are two separate conditions, but it's not uncommon to hear the term iliopsoas tendonitis or iliopsoas syndrome being used to describe the same thing.Iliopsoas tendoni...

Chiropractic Care and Snowshoeing

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I'm often surprised that people do not consider chiropractic care for hand and wrist pain. We do more than just low back and neck pain. We are taught to address the spine and most other joints of the body including the hand and wrist.Hand and wrist pain for the sake of this article is not about carpal tunnel syndrome. That is another topic for another day. Besides which, most carpal tunnel syndrom...

Thoracic Pain and Snowshoeing

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Thoracic back pain is also known as upper back pain is pain that is felt between the bottom of the neck and top of the lumbar spine. It is believed that this pain originated from muscular irritation or other soft tissue (e.g. ligament) problems. This is usually caused because of overuse injuries, lack of strength, trauma like sports injury and poor posture.Muscular pain can be cured/ treated by tr...

Arthritis and Snowshoeing

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If you have arthritis or osteoarthritis you know how your joints can hurt. Aches and pains galore. You may often wonder whether you should be moving them or not. However research has shown that moving the joints is best. Staying active is the key. You want to move those joints as much as possible. Move around throughout the day and don't sit for endless hours.By moving your body you increase the b...

Stress Fractures and Snowshoeing

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Stress fractures occur when repetitive stresses are applied to a weakened bone. This is a chronic injury, which means that it does not happen from a one-time event, but over an extended period. Improper equipment (worn or improper shoes), muscle imbalances, or improper running and walking gait can all cause stress fractures.The muscles are designed to act as shock absorbers during impact activitie...

Snowshoe Yourself Thinner This Winter and Satisfy That New Year’s Resolution

The most popular New Year's resolution is to lose weight.  The biggest increase in gym memberships happens in January.  Yet by the March 1, 90 percent of those with new memberships come less that once a week.  If you snowshoe you have the potential to significantly improve your fitness level and burn more calories than running or skiing.


The Art of Discipline

What is Discipline? Does discipline have anything to do with success or motivation? Does discipline have anything to do with your everyday life? Can discipline be an effective habit?


Stress and Back Pain

Is stress a common cause for back and neck pain?

This question is asked of me at least once a day. The answer is yes, but indirectly. Let me explain. There have been multiple papers written on the effects of stress on the musculoskeletal system. What they have found is that stress slows down, or inhibits, a particular set of nerves called slow motor units. These nerves are responsible for "turning on" or firing the stabilizing muscles of the spine.


Winter Weight Gain

Many people tend to gain weight during the winter months. Some joke that they are preparing for hibernation, but we don't get to crawl into a warm hiding place and sleep the fat away. In our sedentary culture, factors that accelerate weight gain are a real concern. The extra pounds acquired over the winter can stay year after year contributing to health problems such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.