St George Chiropractor
Should I use ice or heat?
Using ice or heat on an injury is a very appropriate question. I never tire of answering it. When a patient is in my St George UT chiropractic office and is sincere when they are asking, it shows that they are concerned about their health and want to do what is best for their long […]Read more
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
Eliminating nerve irritation is a major part of my St George UT chiropractic practice. One of the more common nerve complaints, which has been successfully treated using safe, effective chiropractic protocols, is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, also known as TOS. As the nerves leave the neck and enter the upper arm, there are a few places […]Read more
Massage Therapy: Science Supported
Southern Utah and Washington County UT have down to earth, wholesome people. We understand what feels right and what smells fishy. We know that if we have a Common Cold, we take chicken soup. We know that if we have a Back Pain, see a chiropractor. If you sprain your ankle, put ice on it. […]Read more
What is causing my shoulder pain?
Shoulder pain is a very common. At my chiropractic office in St George, I see shoulder complaints on a daily basis. Today alone, I saw three new patients complaining of shoulder pain. Each had a different diagnosis, but each had a similar type of shoulder pain. That is the tricky thing when treating shoulders. There […]Read more
How long does it take to recover from back surgery?
“How long will it take to get better?” is a common question in my St George office. As a chiropractor specializing in joint pain and injury, I deal with people in acute and chronic pain. They are looking for relief, prompt relief. One thing I learned early in my career is that people want to […]Read more
Whiplash in Action
The time it takes to suffer a whiplash injury is measured in milliseconds. A whiplash injury, it takes about 300 milliseconds. By comparison, to blink your eye, it will take about 300 milliseconds. 0 Milliseconds Rear of car begins to crush. Occupants remains stationary. No occupant forces. 100 Milliseconds Car seat accelerates forward and pushes […]Read more
How Chiropractic Works – Neuroanatomy Review
Chiropractic care is effective for treating musculokeletal pain. Most chiropractors tend to focus on a short list of pain syndromes. In my office the things I see the most are: Sciatica Neck Pain Headaches Low Back Pain Disc Injuries Shoulder Pain Tendonitis Whiplash Occasionally, someone will ask how chiropractic helps. I am at a crossroads […]Read more
Muscle Pain After Exercising?
Many of us experience muscle pain after exercising. Frequently, that pain will arise 6-12 hours after an exercise and last for up to 72 hours. This specific type of delayed onset muscle pain is not due to an injury to the muscle or tendon. But rather to a chemical change in the muscle resulting from […]Read more