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Death of model Katie May

The very sad announcement of the death of Playboy model Katie May has prompted several questions about the safety of neck adjustments from chiropractors.  I have had a couple patients ask about the event.  I was not present for the examination and treatment rendered to Katie May, so I cannot comment on the specifics of the […]

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How to Avoid Common Ski Injuries

It won’t be long now.  Soon we will finally get some moisture in the mountains.  Time to head north for some skiing.  Skiing is great exercise; it burns 400 calories per hour; it strengthens your core, legs, and glutes.  Before you grab your gear and hit the slopes let’s consider a few things that can […]

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Migraine Headaches and Depression Linked

Study supports what clinicians have long believed: migraines and depression are linked. Women who suffer from migraines are 40% more likely to develop depression.  Another reason why it is so important to see your chiropractor for migraine headache treatment.   The study was presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting in April 2012.  About 29.5 […]

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Backpacks too heavy for the kids?

Kids are back in school.  Their backpacks are loaded full of pencil boxes, crayons, hand sanitizer, and heavy text books. Children can be injuring their backs and damaging their posture by carrying backpacks that are too heavy. According to a research article (Leffert RD – Orthop Clin North Am – 01-Apr-2000; 31(2): 331-45), there are […]

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Should I use ice or heat?

Using ice or heat on an injury is a very appropriate question. I never tire of answering it. When a patient is in my St George UT chiropractic office and is sincere when they are asking, it shows that they are concerned about their health and want to do what is best for their long […]

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Eliminating nerve irritation is a major part of my St George UT chiropractic practice. One of the more common nerve complaints, which has been successfully treated using safe, effective chiropractic protocols, is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, also known as TOS. As the nerves leave the neck and enter the upper arm, there are a few places […]

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Massage Therapy: Science Supported

Southern Utah and Washington County UT have down to earth, wholesome people. We understand what feels right and what smells fishy. We know that if we have a Common Cold, we take chicken soup. We know that if we have a Back Pain, see a chiropractor. If you sprain your ankle, put ice on it. […]

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What is causing my shoulder pain?

Shoulder pain is a very common. At my chiropractic office in St George, I see shoulder complaints on a daily basis. Today alone, I saw three new patients complaining of shoulder pain. Each had a different diagnosis, but each had a similar type of shoulder pain. That is the tricky thing when treating shoulders. There […]

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