St George Chiropractor

St George Chiropractor

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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Back Surgery Overused, According to Study

Most of us know someone who has had back surgery to fix their pain.  Instead of seeking chiropractic care first, they went for the expensive and risky knife.  How many of those people found relief and were pain free a year later?  Not many. Back surgery has a high fail rate Roughly half of all […]

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Heel Pain Relief and Chiropractic

Do your first morning steps hurt?  Do you have heel pain on the bottom of your feet?  Have you been diagnosed with Calcaneal Heel Spur?  If so, our chiropractic office in St George can help.  Heel spur pain can be sharp, stabbing, and can dramatically alter your activities of daily living.  There are treatments available […]

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Chronic Pain as a Function of Memory??

New research involving brain mapping and functional imaging of the brain is shedding new light on how the brain deals with chronic pain. The research also shows that the principles and applications of chiropractic theories can positively affect chronic pain. For many years, chronic pain was believed to be bound in the sensory nerves.  We […]

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Ignoring whiplash is a costly mistake

Whiplash injuries suffered from an auto accident can show up immediately or can take some time to become apparent. I have seen many patients with chronic neck pain years following their untreated whiplash injury. Commonly the patient will say something like, “I had a car crash 2 years ago. I felt fine at the time […]

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