How Exercising Can Save You Money, Lots of Money.
A great article came out in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. It describes some of the extra benefit of regular exercise and how increasing muscle mass through exercise can decrease one’s risk of Type 2 Diabetes. “Our findings suggest that beyond focusing on losing weight to improve metabolic health, there may be a [...]Read more
Swayback- a Chronic Low Back Pain
When considering chronic lower back pain as a disease instead of an re-injury, there are a few conditions one considers. A recent blog post outlines this idea. Hyperlordosis, also known as Swayback, is one such disease process. In a normal healthy spine, certain gravity lines are expected. A gravity line is an imaginary line that [...]Read more
Southern Utah Chiropractor
Back pain affects about 90% of the population. Some of us will be lucky and have only a mild case. Others will endure weeks or months of sleepless nights and quality ice-pack time. When it is your time to have a back ache, a chiropractic clinic is the first place to stop. We all know [...]Read more
Does chiropractic treatment help your headache?
Most headaches are helped with chiropractic care. Dr. Andrew White, chiropractor in St George UT, has been successfully treating headaches since 1995. A week ago, in the medical journal Headache, a research article concerning chiropractic was published. The results that were published seems at odds with what I have seen clinically. In the research, scientists [...]Read more
Chiropractic Treatment For Spondylolisthesis
Spondylolisthesis is the medical condition wherein one of the vertebras of the patient’s spine shifts forward or backward in regards with the adjoining vertebras. This displacement can be of a single vertebra or the whole vertebral column. Spine Structure A healthy spine is flexible. It is capable of moving, rotating, bending and extending. The high [...]Read more
Custom Orthotics Improve Biomechanics
Why Custom Made Orthotics Custom foot orthotics are highly specialized medical devices that are made specifically to support the misalignment of your feet. You slip them into your shoes and wear them while performing most of your regular activities. Orthotics allow the joints and bones of the foot to be in a more stable position [...]Read more
Chronic Lower Back Pain Is a Disease Not an Illness
The difference between a disease and an illness can be illustrated like this: If you catch a cold and get stuffed up lungs which makes it hard to breathe, that is an illness (a singular event). If you have asthma and can’t breathe, that is a disease. Asthma stays with you for a while. Sure [...]Read more
Chiropractic For Low Back Pain Still the Best Choice.
When it comes to treating Low Back Pain, people have options, lots of options. And it’s a good thing because there are so many different causes of low back pain. A study published in the prestigious journal Spine (June 2011) , which I was able to review today, demonstrates great news for the chiropractic profession. [...]Read more