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Stress Fracture Management

Exercise can lead to mircro-trauma to the joints and spine The residents of St George UT are active. They bike, run, walk, hike, play pickle-ball, and many other stressful things. Stressful? Did we just say that exercise was stressful? Yes, exercise is stressful on the body, but not always in a bad way. Stress, in […]

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Back Surgery Overused, According to Study

Most of us know someone who has had back surgery to fix their pain.  Instead of seeking chiropractic care first, they went for the expensive and risky knife.  How many of those people found relief and were pain free a year later?  Not many. Back surgery has a high fail rate Roughly half of all […]

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Heel Pain Relief and Chiropractic

Do your first morning steps hurt?  Do you have heel pain on the bottom of your feet?  Have you been diagnosed with Calcaneal Heel Spur?  If so, our chiropractic office in St George can help.  Heel spur pain can be sharp, stabbing, and can dramatically alter your activities of daily living.  There are treatments available […]

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Chronic Pain as a Function of Memory??

New research involving brain mapping and functional imaging of the brain is shedding new light on how the brain deals with chronic pain. The research also shows that the principles and applications of chiropractic theories can positively affect chronic pain. For many years, chronic pain was believed to be bound in the sensory nerves.  We […]

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Ignoring whiplash is a costly mistake

Whiplash injuries suffered from an auto accident can show up immediately or can take some time to become apparent. I have seen many patients with chronic neck pain years following their untreated whiplash injury. Commonly the patient will say something like, “I had a car crash 2 years ago. I felt fine at the time […]

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Medicare pays for your chiropractor visit!

Medicare pays for your chiropractor visit! (if you find the right chiropractor) With all the national media being focused on the budget and cutting Medicare and Medicaid, there are a lot of misconceptions about Medicare and what types of doctor visits they will pay for. Just to make things clear, Medicare does pay for chiropractic […]

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Chiropractic Treatment for Headache

Headaches may be common, but they are not normal. No one is born with an Excedrin deficiency. Sadly, because headaches are so commonplace we begin to accept them as a part of life. There are be many types of headaches and for each headache there are specific protocols for treatment. Your chiropractor is trained to […]

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Pain Med Addiction on the Rise

Addiction to pain medication is real Addiction is real and really dangerous. A number of news outlets picked up some reports this week about the very real dangers of using pain medications.   Research shows the risk with each pill Here is a great example of a story which illustrates the real concern with using […]

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