St George Chiropractic Blog

Pain Meds Double Risk of Heart Disease

I follow research articles on  a variety of health topics.  Often we have lots of “do this” research which promotes a certain type of action.  This week, I am promoting an article which is a “don’t do this” variety.  This article warns us of the dangers associated with certain types of pain medications. The research […]

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Pills for Back or Neck Pain Are a Heart Concern.

There is a time and place for pain medication. None is without risk. Sometimes, the risk is small. New research shows that even the simple NSAID medications carry a new risk. NSAIDS are the common over the counter medications like acetaminophen (Tylenol), and ibuprofen (Advil). These medications are commonly used but new research shows that […]

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How quickly is the relief after a chiropractic adjustment?

How long will this pain last? Patients want to know what to expect for their treatment time.  Since every condition and every patient is unique, I cannot give a definitive answer.  However, I can give estimates based on sound clinical experience.  I have been a practicing chiropractor since 1995.  That’s a long, long time, and […]

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Massage Therapy – Win!

  Most people love a great massage, I know I sure do. There is great healing in the power of touch. Now there is one more study to prove it. Just published in the the Annals of Internal Medicine, (Ann Intern Med. 2011;155:1-9. Abstract), is a great study looking at how effective massage therapy is […]

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Drug Mix-ups Injuring Patients

Oops, the FDA issued an alert about two drugs being mixed up and putting patients at risk. The drugs were risperidon (an antiphyschotic medication used to treat disorders like schizophrenia and bipolar mania) and ropinirole (used to treat restless leg syndrome). The FDA was alerted to 226 mix-ups. The mix-up was due to a systemic […]

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Exercise vs Chiropractic for Cervicogenic Headache

One very common complaint following a whiplash injury is Cervicogenic headache.  Those are the headaches which start in the back of the head, usually in the early afternoon.  The pain spreads up and over the side of the head, and rests near the back of the eye.  Usually the headaches are helped temporarily helped by […]

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Chiropractic care help myofascial pain

This past few weeks I have seen an increase in the number of chronic myofascial pain syndromes.  I thought I take a few minutes and describe the conditions and what chiropractic can do the help alleviate the pain. Chronic myofascial pain is a common pain condition, and its more and more people are developing the […]

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This chiropractor is open on Saturday

Do you need a chiropractor open on Saturdays? Give us a call. The doctor is in. We understand that folks work during the week. When you are out running errands, run by Innova Pain Clinic for your chiropractic tune up.

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