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Exercise Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer

A recent research article published this week reiterates the importance of regular exercise. Researchers have shown that with regular exercise, you can reduce your risk of colon polyps by 16% and a 30% risk reduction for large or advanced polyps. The scientists are not entirely certain of the mechanism of action. Most likely it is […]

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Chiropractors Better at Neck Pain, According to Study

When it comes to treating your neck pain, the best medicine is not a medicine at all. According to research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, your best option for neck pain is your chiropractor. Dr. Bronfort and his research staff received funding from the National Institute of Health and looked at the best […]

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Chiropractors are seeing more work-related injuries.

Work-related injury and workers comp claims have been steadily rising over the past few years. But the cost of the work-comp claims have been increasing at an alarming rate. The medical model of treating work injuries is driving up the cost thanks to expensive MRI’s and pain meds that cost $4 per pill. With the […]

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St George UT Bulging Disc Treatments

If you live in Southern Utah, and are suffering from a bulged disc, I have a very important message for you: You have treatment options! The typical (wrong) game plan. Too often, chiropractic patients report that they have been ‘living with the disc bulge.’ Often they report periodic (maybe twice a year) flare-ups, each lasting […]

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Kids Seeing the Chiropractor More

“Nice” does not sell news. The news agencies live by this motto: If it bleeds, it leads. Meaning shock-stories and threats lead the news. That is one reason why there are so few positive reports about chiropractors (or any other profession) in the news. Here is a nice news article from a news outlet in […]

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Peripheral Nerve Entrapments of the Arm

One very common injury seen in our St George chiropractic office is peripheral nerve entrapment syndrome. Often, the nerve entrapment begins as a low grade injury. But if left uncorrected, the injury can turn permanent. Symptoms of nerve entrapment include pain, numbness, tingling, and loss of function.  Most nerve entrapment syndromes have predictable pain patterns.  […]

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Back Pain Treatment & Causes

Eighty percent of people suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. Most cases of back pain are mechanical or non-organic, i.e., not caused by serious conditions, such as inflammatory arthritis, infection, fracture, or […]

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No self-diagnosing your whiplash!!

It took many years and several scientific studies to prove to the public that whiplash injuries are real at low-speeds– speeds as low as 10mph. Where medicine seems to be lacking now, is in the ability to teach the public the importance of proper evaluation by a trained professional. Too often, persons involved in car […]

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