Excellent Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Joint Pain and More

If you're suffering from lower back pain, neck pain, sports injury, or sciatica, drop by Copper Heights Chiropractic, Muscle and Joint Clinic for an appointment. We provide chiropractic treatment for a wide range of conditions such as "frozen" shoulder, herniated discs, bursitis, and more.

Depending on your problem, our specialists will adjust your vertebrae to ensure normal positioning and movement of your muscles. Call us at 970-776-9053 to schedule your appointment and ask about our financing options. Same-day and walk-in appointments are also available.

Let Our Compassionate Team Help You Recover From Your Sports Injury

As a chiropractic sports specialist, our compassionate professionals can help you heal your pain. We understand how important your health is for you as an athlete.

Visit us at 411 E 27th St for a thorough diagnosis and effective treatment for your sports injury. We provide our chiropractic services in the Front Range and Northern Colorado region.

Conditions Treated

Hover over a condition to learn more about it.

  • Neck/Head Pain
  • Pain usually has a multifactorial cause.  We here at Copper Heights enjoy the challenge of finding the root cause of a patient’s pain and discomfort, but most of the time there is more than one culprit.  We stress patient education to help people realize that while pain and injuries can be caused by strained musculature or malpositioned vertebrae, but pain can also stem from the accumulation of multiple causes/offenders such as:

    • lack of water
    • lack of quality sleep
    • increased stress
    • lack of movement/exercise
    • improper movement and improper loading with exercise, etc..
  • Back Pain
  • Pain usually has a multifactorial cause.  We here at Copper Heights enjoy the challenge of finding the root cause of a patient’s pain and discomfort, but most of the time there is more than one culprit.  We stress patient education to help people realize that while pain and injuries can be caused by strained musculature or malpositioned vertebrae, but pain can also stem from the accumulation of multiple causes/offenders such as:

    • lack of water
    • lack of quality sleep
    • increased stress
    • lack of movement/exercise
    • improper movement and improper loading with exercise, etc..
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Headaches/Migraines – Many times frequent headaches and migraines can be caused by a malposition between the base of the skull (C0) and the first two vertebrae of the neck (C1+C2).  Frequent migraines and headaches may also be due to increased tension on the suboccipital and cervical (neck) musculature.  Some migraines can even stem from jaw pain and increased tension in jaw musculature!

  • Leg Pain
  • Pain usually has a multifactorial cause.  We here at Copper Heights enjoy the challenge of finding the root cause of a patient’s pain and discomfort, but most of the time there is more than one culprit.  We stress patient education to help people realize that while pain and injuries can be caused by strained musculature or malpositioned vertebrae, but pain can also stem from the accumulation of multiple causes/offenders such as:

    • lack of water
    • lack of quality sleep
    • increased stress
    • lack of movement/exercise
    • improper movement and improper loading with exercise, etc..
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica- Compression or irritation of the Sciatic nerve.  Sciatic nerve= A nerve that is responsible for controlling the posterior (back side) of the leg.  Symptoms usually include pain, numbness, and tingling traveling from the glute to the hamstring and even as far as the foot!

  • Frozen Shoulder or Shoulder Pain
  • Pain usually has a multifactorial cause.  We here at Copper Heights enjoy the challenge of finding the root cause of a patient’s pain and discomfort, but most of the time there is more than one culprit.  We stress patient education to help people realize that while pain and injuries can be caused by strained musculature or malpositioned vertebrae, but pain can also stem from the accumulation of multiple causes/offenders such as:

    • lack of water
    • lack of quality sleep
    • increased stress
    • lack of movement/exercise
    • improper movement and improper loading with exercise, etc..
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff injuries- Ever hear anyone say they have a torn rotator cuff? Most people are unaware the rotator cuff consists of four muscles that help stabilize and secure the head of the humerus (Arm) into the shoulder joint (Glenohumeral joint). Most rotator cuff strains can be managed appropriately with active release technique, rehabilitative exercises, and chiropractic care!

  • Tennis, Golfer's, Little Leaguer’s Elbow
  • Tennis Elbow (AKA lateral epicondylitis)- Periosteal inflammation (Periosteum= dense layer of connective tissue which covers the bone) due to overuse of muscles connecting to the lateral epicondyle (outside portion of elbow).  Seen in a lot of club sports (tennis, badminton) and work that involves repetitive use of tools (screwdrivers, hammers, etc.)

    Golfers Elbow (AKA medial epicondylitis)- Periosteal inflammatipon(Periosteum= dense layer of connective tissue which covers the bone) due to overuse of muscles connecting to the medial epicondyle (inside portion of elbow) usually wrist flexors and pronators.  Commonly seen in golfers, throwers, repetitive tool use.

  • Knee Pain
  • Pain usually has a multifactorial cause.  We here at Copper Heights enjoy the challenge of finding the root cause of a patient’s pain and discomfort, but most of the time there is more than one culprit.  We stress patient education to help people realize that while pain and injuries can be caused by strained musculature or malpositioned vertebrae, but pain can also stem from the accumulation of multiple causes/offenders such as:

    • lack of water
    • lack of quality sleep
    • increased stress
    • lack of movement/exercise
    • improper movement and improper loading with exercise, etc..
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Patellar Tendonitis (AKA Jumpers Knee)  Patellar tendonitis is characterized by inflammation of the insertion site of the patellar tendon.  Usually due to chronic repetitive stress or improper loading with weight training (ex: kicking a ball, broad jumping, rapid increase in training frequency.)

  • Achilles' Tendonitis
  • Achilles' Tendonitis- Achilles tendonitis is pain and inflammation of the achilles tendon.  Pain and inflammation is usually found at the site of attachment on the calcaneal bone (heel bone).  Most cases are often caused by excessive use and strain of the calf muscles. 

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis-  The plantar fascia is a dense piece of connective tissue spanning from the heel bone covering the entire arch of the foot all the way to the toes.  Plantar fasciitis is characterized by pain and inflammation of the plantar fascia.  Plantar fasciitis can be caused by a displaced tarsal bone (Foot bone), strained muscles of the leg such as the calf, or even a lack of strength of the intrinsic (deep) muscles of the foot.

  • Hip Pain or Impingement
  • Pain usually has a multifactorial cause.  We here at Copper Heights enjoy the challenge of finding the root cause of a patient’s pain and discomfort, but most of the time there is more than one culprit.  We stress patient education to help people realize that while pain and injuries can be caused by strained musculature or malpositioned vertebrae, but pain can also stem from the accumulation of multiple causes/offenders such as:

    • lack of water
    • lack of quality sleep
    • increased stress
    • lack of movement/exercise
    • improper movement and improper loading with exercise, etc..
  • TMJ or Jaw Pain
  • Pain usually has a multifactorial cause.  We here at Copper Heights enjoy the challenge of finding the root cause of a patient’s pain and discomfort, but most of the time there is more than one culprit.  We stress patient education to help people realize that while pain and injuries can be caused by strained musculature or malpositioned vertebrae, but pain can also stem from the accumulation of multiple causes/offenders such as:

    • lack of water
    • lack of quality sleep
    • increased stress
    • lack of movement/exercise
    • improper movement and improper loading with exercise, etc..
  • Herniated discs
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome-   Hand numbness, tingling, and pain due to compression and entrapment of the median nerve.  Other symptoms may include clumsiness and weakness.

  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • IT BAND syndrome- Pain and inflammation on the lateral (outside) of the knee.  Usually due to repetitive stress such a running.  Most common cause of lateral knee pain in runners

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)-  TOS is characterized by compression of vascular and/or nerve bundles from the neck which supply and innervate the arms.  Compression of these bundles can becaused by the first rib, tight/spastic neck musculature, etc.. Symptoms may include numbness and tingling into the hands while sleeping, sitting at a desk, and bringing the arms overhead.  

  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis- Inflammation of the bursa.  What is a bursa? A bursa is a synovial fluid filled sac that acts as a cushion between bones, tendons, and muscles surrounding a joint.  

  • Muscle Strains
  • Muscle Strain-  A strain is an overexertion injury to a muscle tendon or fiber.  A strain is a slight tear in a muscle or a muscle that has been overstretched.  Muscle strains usually positively respond to Active Release Technique in as little as a 3-4 visits!

  • Ligament Sprains
  • Ligament Sprain- A sprain is an injury to a ligament.  A sprain is a slight tear to a ligament or a ligament that has been over stretched.  Ligament sprains usually lead to instability into the joint it reinforces.  Ligament sprains usually take longer to heal compared to a muscle strain.  This is because ligaments are an avascular tissue, meaning they do not have a blood supply.  Sprains can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 1 year to recover from.  Ligament sprains respond well to Active Release Technique and rehabilitative exercises which help strengthen surrounding muscles to help stabilize the joint. 

  • Ankle/Foot Pain
  • Pain usually has a multifactorial cause.  We here at Copper Heights enjoy the challenge of finding the root cause of a patient’s pain and discomfort, but most of the time there is more than one culprit.  We stress patient education to help people realize that while pain and injuries can be caused by strained musculature or malpositioned vertebrae, but pain can also stem from the accumulation of multiple causes/offenders such as:

    • lack of water
    • lack of quality sleep
    • increased stress
    • lack of movement/exercise
    • improper movement and improper loading with exercise, etc..
  • Sports injuries
  • Sports Performance