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Deaths From Prescription Opioids on the Rise; Choose Chiropractic Instead.

I read medical journals just about every morning. I try to collect useful information and spot trends in healthcare. I pass this information along to the readers via this blog. Most of the time I read the article, pull out the relevant pieces, connect the dots for patients, and relate the information. This time, I […]

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Chiropractic Helps Hip Pain Barefoot Running Trauma

In the past several weeks, I have seen several runners coming in to the chiropractic office with hip and pelvis injuries.  Most are training for the St George Triathlon coming up the first weekend in May.  It is common for me to see leg and hip injuries on runners as they prepare, but what strikes […]

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Family doctors are adding chiropractors to the practice

“If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.”  A recent report from the UK, shows that British family medicine doctors are learning the benefits of chiropractic manipulation skills and adding chiropractors to their general practices to help patients with back and muscle pain. That’s fantastic! The big winners will be the patients. They will be able […]

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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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