St George Chiropractor

St George Chiropractor

Radicular Nerve Pain

When nerves get irritated or pinched, those nerves can radiate pain.  The pain can be felt far from the source of pain.  A nerve can be pinched as it exits the spine, and the pain can be felt down the arm and into the hand.  This process is called Radicular Nerve Pain.  A good St […]

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Immediate Chiropractic Treatment for Whiplash Supported by Research

Seek Chiropractic Care for Your Whiplash Immediately When you have experienced a car crash, you may have suffered a whiplash injury.  But the signs and symptoms of the Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) may not show up immediately.  So how long should you wait before you seek treatment? You might be tempted to wait a week […]

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Dynamic Treatment Options for Neck Pain

Neck Pain and Whiplash injuries need tailored treatment plans. All too often I hear patients tell me that they went to see a chiropractor for neck pain and there was little, if any, relief. The next part of the conversation goes something like this: Me: “What did he do?” (I know, I am generalizing the […]

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Protecting yourself from neck injury in a car crash

Whiplash injuries are too common.  They are also expensive!  In the US, we spend $29 billion per year in treating the pain and disability that often result from a rear-end collision.  Those costs end up being passed down to us as consumers of auto and health insurance. We all have a personal stake in staying […]

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Knee pain in runners may lead to hip weakness without treatment

Novice runners, especially females, are at a greater risk of developing hip muscle weakness following misalignment of the kneecap. For many years, it was believed that hip muscle weakness lead to patellofemoral pain (Runner’s Knee). According to the American Journal of Sports Medicine, a recent study suggests that the injury starts with patellofemoral pain and […]

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Why does posture really matter?

We know we are supposed to have better posture.  Our parents and our chiropractors kept telling us to stand up straight and pull our shoulders back.  But most of us don’t understand just how important that proper posture is.  Sadly, some of us consider 5 minutes of proper posture at the dinner table restitution for […]

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Do I Need an MRI for my Back Pain?

Uncomplicated low back pain does not always need an MRI evaluation. My clinical expertise is in spinal pain, particularly low back pain. Frequently new patients will ask if I think they need an MRI for their low back pain. Some patients even come in with an MRI scheduled for later that week. Even when they […]

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Sciatica Chiropractic Adjustment Video

Youtube Video of Sciatica Adjustment I found this great video of a chiropractic adjustment for sciatica. I love the way the chiropractor reviews the symptoms and signs with us. We can see the guy’s distress as he tries to stand from his chair and move about. I was happy to see the improvement the gentleman […]

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