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Healthy Habits for a Healthy Spine

Arthritis in the spine is not a condition that just shows up one day.  It slowly develops over time.   It is a serious concern for the elderly because the arthritic joints tend to be weaker than healthy ones and prone to injury.  There are some healthy habits that we can take on early in life […]

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Research Supporting Chiropractic for Neck Pain

Positive research supporting chiropractic care for neck pain is not new.  About four years ago, a study supporting chiropractic care for neck pain was published in Annals of Internal Medicine.  The study was conducted at the Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinic Studies which is the research clinic attached to Northwestern Health Science University, which is my […]

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Converting White Fat to Brown

Another great reason to see your chiropractor to get your kinks worked out so you can get on an exercise program. Harvard University is studying an exercise hormone and it’s role in converting white fat to brown fat.  The hormone is released during exercise and seems to play a role in converting special types of […]

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CA Granted $$ to Curb Opioid Overdoses

In September of 2015, the state of California was granted $3.7 million to prevent overdoses of opioid medications (like hydrocodone, Oxycontin). Overdose of this class of drug is a serious concern. In 2013, there were an estimated 4,300 deaths from the legitimate of the drugs. These funds are supposed to be used in ‘safe prescribing […]

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Yoga Under Fire

As a chiropractor treating back and neck pain in St George, I am sensitive to the criticism that my profession receives at the hands of main stream medical-politics.  It seems that we can’t go a few months without reading a news article about how chiropractic is dangerous and ought to be avoided.   Of course, the […]

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Are Chiropractic X-rays Necessary?

Our St George chiropractic office utilizes digital x-ray. Most patients are pleased that the service is available. But, about once a month, cost-conscientious patient will ask if it is necessary. I appreciate the question. As healthcare consumers, we should demand the most efficient care possible and try to stream-line whenever possible.  When we consider the […]

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Healthy Resolutions for 2016

When looking at New Year’s Resolutions, we all know someone who has committed themselves to ‘getting healthy’ for 2016. We know the basics of getting healthy, right? Eat less refined foods Eat more whole foods Eat more protein Exercise daily Quit smoking But there are a few things that are often overlooked when trying to […]

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Cranberries and Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary Tract Infections are very common. Some women are prone to frequent UTI, having more than two in a year.  In such cases, the standard medical treatment is to prescribe low-dose antibiotic prophylaxis to disrupt the bacteria. A major concern with this treatment model is the risk of bacteria developing resistance to the drug therapy. […]

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