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Chiropractic Treatment for Sciatica

Sciatica goes by many names, including sciatic neuralgia, and sciatic neuritis. They all describe a pain in the lower back and buttock. The pain can radiate down the leg. Most of the time, the radiating pain stops by the knee, but it can radiate down to the foot. Causes & Treatment There are a number […]

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Concussion Recovery After Whiplash

In our St George UT chiropractic office, we see lots of whiplash, and  sports injuries.  One nasty co-morbidity is concussion.  Treating the whiplash is somewhat straight forward and patients are generally willing to do their share.  They can feel the pain, and see the loss of neck movement.  Essentially, they are on-board with treatment plan […]

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Keeping Young Athletes Healthy and Fit

In today’s age of health and fitness, many more kids are involved in sporting activities, some of which are pretty aggressive. Although being part of a team is an important developmental rite of passage for many children, parents and their children could be overlooking the important components needed for preventing injury. Those things include proper […]

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Chronic low back pain is a real disease

In our western model of medicine where disease ‘ABC’ needs pill ‘XYZ’, it is hard to understand that there is not a pill to treat chronic pain. I frequently have patients ask what they can do for the pain. Some times the answer is ‘nothing but enter a coma.” However, we live in the real […]

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When will I get better?

Its a fair question When a person has back pain, headaches, or been injured in a auto accident, “When will I get better?” is a fair question.  The problem is, the question is very difficult to answer.  As a chiropractor who treats many types of acute and chronic pain, I have some idea or estimates […]

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Activator Technique profiled at the VA

Activator is a chiropractic technique for adjusting the joints in a safe and effective way. It has been around a long time and is practiced by a large segment of the profession. Each chiropractic doctor uses a personal blend of favorite approaches and techniques. I use predominantly Activator and Diversified. On this Memorial Day, I […]

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Start Back Questionnaire for Low Back Pain

Odds are that we will all suffer some debilitating lower back pain at some point in our life.  Chiropractic care can help us get back into full activity, and reduce our pain.  Some chiropractic patients do not respond to traditional treatment protocols and they need to be referred out for other procedures.  Sadly, there are […]

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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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