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Need a Chiropractor But Have No Insurance? No Problem.

I am happy to take new patients who don’t have insurance.  People without insurance make great patients.  In my estimation, they tend to be a lot more careful and take fewer health risks. The government would have us believe that that 45 million Americans are without insurance.  I think the number of people without health […]

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‘Cinnamon Challenge’ Not Safe for Teens

As a chiropractor, I mostly deal with acute and chronic injuries resulting from accidents and bad choices.  The story behind the injury can sometimes be humorous but often, it leaves me shaking my head and asking “what were you thinking?”  Too often the answer I get back is: “it seemed like a good idea at […]

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How Chiropractic Care Is Reducing Panic Attacks

Can regular chiropractic care reduce panic disorder?  Recent research from Brown University suggests that there is a way. Harvard/Brown Anxiety Research Program looked at how Panic Disorder changed over time relative to a stressful life event.  They expected that panic symptoms would spike close to the time of the event, but this was not the […]

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Carpal Tunnel and Chiropractic

Imagine you are driving down the 4 lane highway during rush hour at 65 mph and suddenly the 4 lanes of traffic turn into 1 lane. All those cars must merge into that one crowded lane. There will be a lot of congestion, exhaust fumes, and overheated tempers. This is what happens in your wrist […]

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Honorable Mention for this blog

I saw this today and thought it was nice to be considered.  I came in at #17.   An infographic by the team at CouponAudit .

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Manual Treatment and Ultrasound Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

When researchers look at spinal manipulation techniques they tend to use an either-or scenario.  Two modalities are pitted against each other and like boxers in a ring, the strongest survives.  As an example, in my last article, physiotherapy went up against surgery for the undisputed crown of knee pain treatment.  As it turned out, their […]

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Manual Medicine as Effective as Surgery for Meniscal Tear

Which is causing the pain? When a patient presents with a knee meniscus injury as well as osteoarthritis, it can be difficult to determine the causative factor for their pain. Is it pain originating from the meniscal injury or in the arthritis? because of the question surrounding the injury, it can be difficult to determine […]

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Injury Karma

Early last week, on the same day, I had two typical cases come into my St George chiropractic office.  Nothing about either case seemed unusual.  But when one juxtaposes the two cases, one can see that we need some divine Injury Karma, something to smooth out the hills and valleys of fairness a little. If […]

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