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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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Low Back Pain Relief With Chiropactic

Chiropractic care provides help to reduce muscle spasms and reduce pain. How does this work? Great question. At Innova Pain Clinic, we love explaining how chiropractic manual medicine is able to help reduce chronic low back pain. It is difficult to explain in a blog entry, but I will give you the highlights. If you […]

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Cherry juice good for Gout

Good news for gout sufferers.  A recent research study supports eating cherries, and drinking cherry juice to help reduce gout pain.  I have been telling my patients for years that cherry juice is beneficial for gout pain. Dr. Yuqing Zhang, DSci, and colleagues from Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts published their findings in […]

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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome in St George

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome is a common condition seen in St George. Disc injuries increase with age, and with our strong retirement population, we tend to see more than our fair share. Chiropractic can help Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. Failed Back Surgery Syndrome is a very painful condition that is characterized by persistent back and […]

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Scar Tissue After Whiplash

Next time you see someone rubbing their sore neck, like after a car crash, think about the tissues under the skin. There are muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia, and joint capsules just to name a few. Each of those structures can be injured in a car crash. They need to be treated as well. Just because […]

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