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Chiropractic Home Threapy for Neck Pain

As a St George chiropractor specializing in neck pain and trauma, I hear the following question a lot “is there anything I can do at home about my neck pain?” The answer is a resounding “yes.”  In fact, home therapy is an integral part of any treatment plan I customize for my patients. When the […]

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Chiropractic Is Best Option In Work Injury

When a worker is injured on the job. There are a number of concerns for that worker. Chief ought to be whether or not the injury will create loss time from work, or even worse, disability. Expenses related to work injuries top $155 billion annually.  That represents about 3% of our GDP.   When one […]

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New Developments for Osteoporosis

I review the medical journals just about every day.  This week I read an article in the International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (6(3):325-332) that looked at the drug treatment options for osteoporosis. Most people are familiar with the term Osteoporosis.  It is a slow process of thinning of the bone density eventually leading to weakened […]

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Regular NSAID Use Linked to Erectile Dysfunction

I have been telling my patients (male and female) for years that they need to reduce their use of NSAID pain meds. Here is another reason to seriously reconsider the need for these drugs and look at safer alternatives, like safe, efficient chiropractic care. NSAID are the over the counter pain medication like ibuprofin (also […]

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How Exercise Can Save You Money, and Diabetes Risk.

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.  Chiropractic care is an important part of a managing diabetes.  With regular chiropractic care, diabetics can keep […]

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Facet Imbrication Can Be A Cause of Sciatica

The lumbar facets allow for movement in the lumbar spine.  They are especially involved in rotation.  I have written several articles on facet joint problems, most recently Tropism.  Today I’d like to illustrate a common problem associated with chronic poor posture; Facet Imbrication.   Facet Imbrication is a chronic posture problem Facet imbrication occurs when […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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